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Canon eos d40 makes a long noise before it takes a picture

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  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2012

    Makes several beeping noises for several seconds, then takes the picture.

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It sounds as though you have activated one of the timers. On the LCD display on top of the camera look in the bottom right-hand corner of the display and see if there is a symbol that looks a bit like a one-handed clock (the timer symbol). If so, press the AF-Drive button on top of the camera and rotate the large, circular selector dial on the back of the camera until that symbol goes away. Now the camera should shoot normally.

Posted on Feb 05, 2012

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SOURCE: is my canon eos 400d broken?

This is a Digital SLR With SLR cameras you can only use the viewfinder because the image comesi nto the lens and up to the viewfinder via a mirror. When to take a pic the mirror flips up[usually with a crash] and the image goes to the CCD- afterwards you will get an image briefly in the LCD.

Posted on Sep 20, 2007

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SOURCE: Canon Rebel EOS camera

Err 99 is a general error msg. That is, it has to be connected to the service soft that only Canon self or an ASF has, to know more precisely the problem.
To narrow the possibilities;
-choose Av, shutter priority,
-choose the smallest aperture your lens allows, 22 or 29 or so,
-while pressing and releasing the depth-of-field preview button, (front, under the lens release) look into the lens from the front.
If the diaphragm doesn't move it has to be changed. If you have the 17-55 standard lens; throw it away and buy a better one instead of paying a repair. You'd be better off.

If you have the Err msg with several different lenses the problem is in the body itself, often the shutter. Check also your PINs in the CF-slot. If one PIN is toching another; break off the bent one and normally you can go on, the PINs are almost all doubled.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

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SOURCE: auto focus blocked Canon Eos 1000D

Try cleaning the contacts on the lens and body where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.

Posted on Mar 22, 2010

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Canon EOS - no data on LCD and viewfinder says busy

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I can help you fix the BUSY Error or Error 99 of your Canon EOS Rebel XS.

Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems:

  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
  2. The message, "Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or re-install the battery", appears on the camera's LCD monitor, and after the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a language that is different from the actual language setting.
See the firmware instructions and download the firmware upgrade by following these Fixya Tips :

  1. Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.
  2. Follow this link to download the Windows Version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
  3. Follow this link to download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
  4. Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.

I hope that helps.

Posted on Apr 15, 2010

Anonymous

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SOURCE: auto focus blocked Canon Eos 1000D

when i get on auto focusthe camera doesnot work

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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