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Hi i have a tamron 24-135 sp lens for cannon eos fit and it has developed a fault.when i switch the camera on it gives a 99 error,yet if i extend the lens to the 135 mm position everything is ok,i can then go to 24mm setting still ok,if i turn the camera off and on again back comes the fault.any thoughts? also i dont seem to find any tamron uk support contacts. regards phil langham

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SOURCE: Why do I get Error 99 in my Canon EOS 350 D?

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.
3. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.
4. Insert a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If it does, then the camera should be
serviced. If it does not, then please proceed to the next set of steps:
1. Turn off the camera.
2. Insert the CF card.
3. Turn on the camera.
4. Format the CF card in the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, then the CF card is the most
likely source of the issue. Try using a different card.
If the message does not appear, please complete the following steps:
1. Turn off the camera.
2. Clean the lens contacts by gently rubbing them with a pencil eraser
or soft cloth. Be careful that you do not let any debris fall into the
camera body.
3. Reattach your lens.
4. Turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
If the “ERR 99′ message only appears when one particular lens is
attached, then that lens should be examined by a service technician.
If you see the “ERR 99′ with a different Canon lens attached, then the
camera should be serviced.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: tamron 35-105 f2.8 sp lens, aperture often

lens flexible pcb broken change it

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SOURCE: My Canon 400D Camera keeps coming up with error 99

Hi turn on the camera with the lens on set to tv and a iris of f22 and use the stopdown button if the lens stops down the lens is ok if not the lens is faulty may need a intuper replaced

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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SOURCE: Does the Tamron 18-270 f3.5-6.3 Di VC LD Lens fit

If it has the correct Canon mount then it will fit, but is still unsuitable.

The lens is designed for APS-C sized sensors, so the image it produces will not be big enough for the full-frame sensor on the EOS 5D. If you use it then there will be unacceptable vignetting in the corners of the images.

The angle of view of the lens will also be different to what you may expect: although it is an 18-270mm focal length it will have the same angle of view as a 28-420mm on a 35mm full frame equivalent camera.

I hope that my posting has helped you and only ask in return that you take a moment to rate my answer.

Posted on Jan 13, 2010

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SOURCE: tamron lens error code 01canon eos 450d

Hello

The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.

Use these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.

Firstly , try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.

Try holding the shutter button while switching on the camera.

Look at the lens , and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).

Try gently pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.

Another way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the camera is enough to get things going again.

Try hitting your camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of your hand.

Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair center for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to replace the camera.

If it is still under warranty I would suggest you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.

Hope the advise is useful. please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance.

Regards
Andrea

Posted on Sep 19, 2010

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