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

I have a Cannon EOS 30D. There is no response whatsoever when the power switch is turned on. I have tried 2 separate fully charged batteries with no change in the problem. Can you help me? Thanks. John


Answers :

There is a small Lithium coin battery on the side of the battery compartment that is the memory battery for the camera functions. Remove the battery pack first, then holding the camera with the lens facing your body look at the top back ledge of the battery compartment and see lettering CR2016. slide your finger down the back ledge and feel the ridges. with slight pressure slide the compartment up and take out the CR lithium coin battery. replace with a like new battery. If you ever need to reset a stuck program in the camera, remove this battery for a few minutes and the camera will re-boot to factory settings. This battery last for about 5 years.
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