Having problems with your Canon EOS-1Ds Digital Camera ?
Problem with Flash
\015 I have been using the Canon 580EX flash and for some reason it would not work on my Canon Eos-1DS. It works on my Canon 20D just fine. I haven't used my 1DS for a while.\015\012Any suggestions?\015
Friend here in UK had the same problem and fix it by doing this.
- Remove the flash from camera. \015\012
- Have the firmware updated of camera,can be downloaded from Canon website,using the camera's serial number to activate the download. \015\012
- Extraxt the downloaded software on CF Card via card reader. \015\012
- Do firmware update on Canon via Meu settings. \015\012
- Make sure you have the battery fully charged
- Reset all custom functions, \015\012
- Switch it off and remove the battery.
Wait five to ten minutes and put the battery back. \015\012
- Switch on take picture. \015\012
- Put flash on and take picture.It might work now. \015\012
- Do you custom functions and see if it's working. \015\012
- If not take bothto a dealer or Canon repair shop.
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