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I have a canon 400d eos digital camara, and when i try to use an error message is displayed error 05 the built in flashes auto pop up was obstructed i have attempted to turn off and on without success and tried removing the battery again without succes any ideas ?????

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  • Donna Reid
    Donna Reid Jul 07, 2008

    I went to use my camera tonight indoors and got a flash error 05 and the flash wouldn't pop up. I took the battery out, etc. and the problem still persists. I shot with my camera earlier in the day with no problem. My camera is less than 2 months old -- Help!

  • Anonymous Oct 04, 2008

    error 05 keeps appearing,flash obstructed, which it isn't

    any ideas?

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There is a little switch that tells the camera if the flash is up or down. if your flash is up and you get this message then the switch is eather damaged, a tab is broke or the mainboard is acting up. Thing are a pain let me know if I can help you any further. Hope this helps

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