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Mirror locked up at 125th or slower and infill flash does not flash. At faster speed it works fine. The display on top of camera goes virtually blank and battery display flahes a sif it battery was exhausted. If shutter release is pressed again then camera goes back to normal 'ready to sheet' mode.As flash is synced to 125th I suspect that the flash is the problem (or maybe it is just coincidence) I have tried cleaning, used lenses and put in a brand new battery. Any clues?

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  • Bernabia May 31, 2008

    This is NOT a digital but a film camera Canon Eos 100/Elan bought about 10 years ago and working up until a few months ago.

  • Bernabia Jun 01, 2008

    Sorry but the manual does not answer the problem. I still think that the flash is a part of the problem. Help

  • Bernabia Jun 02, 2008

    Sorry but still no answer

  • Bernabia Jun 05, 2008

    I have tried with a flash unit attached. Still the same two problems. Mirror locks up at 125th and slower. In addition neither the fill-in flash nor a full flash unit will work. The flash gun does work as I have tested via test button.

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Canon EOS Elan/EOS 100 - an unofficial manual.
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