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I have bought canon D40. Problem "ERR 01 Communication between Camera & Lens". I bought the camera in 2009 jan. Can take pic at night with flash but day time i cant. Please help. Lens is super clean.

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Get the camera sensor, the mirror and the lens attachment junction with the camera checked. And if you use the camera in auto mode, and there's ambient light, the camera wont fire the flash, coz of its auto light detecting sensor.

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How to fix error 001 in canon lens


The Canon Err 01 is called Lens communication.
The lens has lost communication with the camera, or vice versa. This can be caused by dirt or grease on the gold coated contacts. On the lens or in the camera.
Try cleaning the contacts, with a dry cloth or cotton swabs. Don't use any sharp tools or force. To pinpoint where the error is, you could try to place another lens. If the error disappears most likely the first lens caused the problem. If the error stays, you should suspect the camera.
If you only have the problem with one lens, and the contacts are clean, contact a certified Canon repair centre.

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Description: The communication between the camera and lens is faulty.
Resolution: Very gently clean the electrical contacts (highlighted in red) on the camera and the lens using a clean and dry cloth.

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1.The camera to lens communication is somehow being interfered with could be a problem within the lens itself, possibly the camera body, or something as simple as a smudged fingerprint on the lens mount contacts,
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So, have you cleaned the contacts? Remove the lens and using a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol, clean the contacts on the lens and the camera body where they meet.

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