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How do you fix a jammed built in flash on the canon t1i?!


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Flash i have a canon digital rebel xti, everything was working properly until i connected a additional lamp, after disconnecting my built in flash lamp would not pop up. how can i fix this problem?


I found the answer and fixed my flash. Look on http://photo.net/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=00ODWfThis\015\012will describe how, if you have been using a speedlite alot, than the\015\012little tab under the shutter release side of the ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I have a Canon Rebel T1i EOS. The built-in flash will not open and I get three clicks and error meaasage #5 appears, I turn off and on again and the same problem occurs. Is there an easy solution to this or do I have to send it to Canon? Thanks,


HelloOK, there might just be a easy fix..Have a look at the link below, it helped for many people. If the problem still persists after you have tried the link below, you will need to take the camera to your nearest camera service centre. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

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I have a Canon EOS 40D camera. We are having problems with using an external flash. The pictures always come out extremely dark with the external flash. The flash seems to work fine, it flashes brightly. The pictures look fine using the built in flash. The flash is a Promaster but we tried a Canon flash and it did the same thing. The camera store we bought the camera and the flash from says it looks like a synchronization issue and that it is a hardware problem with the boot. Their sugges


I don't know if this will help and this post is two months old. The \015\012camera store may be right that the synchronization is the issue which \015\012tends me to point a finger at the external flash. There are at least \015\012three different fla ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

I have a Canon Digital EOS Rebel XT and the built-in flash no longer pops up when needed. This started happening after using a Canon speedlite, but then removing it. I've tried resetting everything, and tried all modes expecting that the ones listed in the manual as using a flash would work, but they dont, it never pops up. I lifted up the flash with my fingernail manually, and then tried taking a picture where a flash was most definitely needed, but it still had a long delay, no flash, and


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The built-in flash on the Canon Rebel XTI won't flash.


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My flash quit working on my canon EOS 500D on every mode, when I go to flash control in the menu and click on built-in flash func. settings it says ... this menu canot be displayed. external flash is attached, but there isn't an external flash attached?


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Canon T3i thinks that there is an external flash attached and will not allow use of the built in pop up flash. I have tried putting on the external flash and turning it off while it is on the camera and literally every combination of the sort to try and see if I can get the camera to realize that the flash is no longer there. Please help....


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I bought my new canon eos 60D..i put on external flsah to use..then after i take off the external flash, my camera's built in flash cannot pop up to take flash even i had press the flash button. How?


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I have a canon digital rebel xt with a speedlite 200e flash. The flash is not working in full auto mode, although the built in flash is. I have replaced the batteries in the flash and the ready light comes on. I have also reset the camera settings to default. Any ideas?


In auto mode, the flash works only if it is necessary. You are saying that the flsah doesn't work in auto mode, and I assume that in other modes it's working properly. That means there is nothing wrong with the flash. So don't worry about the flash, ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Lens inoperative? When camera is turned on, there is no image on the screen, just flashing horizontal lines. It will take a picture and the flash goes off, but the result is a picture of the flashing horizontal lines. Any fix for this? Is the camera repairable? Would we send it back to Canon for repair? What would be the approximate cost? Thank you.


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After I have detached my external flash (Nissin Digital Speedlite Di622), my Canon EOS 60D does not recognize the fact that the external flash is already detached. Thus, this does not allow the built-in flash to pop out when needed. I have tried turning the power off and on again. The problem persists.


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Hello. The flash on my Canon IXUS 980 IS seems unable to work. The camera is about 2 years old. I have contacted Canon who advised taking out the battery for at least 30 mins and fully recharging it, which yielded nothing helpful. Is this a common issue and can it be fixed cheaper than the minimum £60 that a Canon service shop requires? Thanks for any help.


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Error 5 ! Canon Rebel Xti w/ 28-135mm It was working fine! had it for 10 day's and after about 560 images taken ( 4 gig flash card ) The message read : "The built in flash auto pop up was obstracted... turn it off and on again..same problem. any simple tip ? solution ? or take it back to the dealer. I appreciate your Help ! Peter Toronto


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