Having problems with your Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera ?

Canon EOS 30D shuts down when I try to take a photo

\015 Hello, my name is Jess and I have a slight problem with my camera, and I was wondering if anyone could help me out.Well, just today, I was mucking around with my camera (Canon EOS 30D) and when I tried to take a photo, if didn't happen. It struck me as strange because the camera was still considered "ON" and there was nothing on the dials or anything. So I pressed the shutter a few times and still nothing. Then I took the battery out and turned it Off/On again. And then it "works", but as soon as I try to take anothing photo...IT DOES THE EXACT SAME THINGNow, I'm freaking out a bit because I have a trip coming up, to Melbourne, which I plan to take heaps of photos, both just in general and open shutter. I would really really really appreciate if anyone can help me. I would greatly appreciate this.Thank-you. All feedback is welcome. :)\015

Answers :

The\015\012problem that you describe is frequently due to a corrosion buildup that\015\012prevents the full power of the batteries from flowing to the camera. \015\012Remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with a dry\015\012cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel\015\012wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the\015\012battery compartment during the cleaning, then wipe both ends of the\015\012batteries and reinsert them into the camera. This cleaning clears the\015\012problem about 90% of the time, and I hope it works for you.
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