Having problems with your Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera ?

Why does the word, ''busy'' pop up on the canon rebel xti?

\015 When I shoot the word busy'' pops up???\015

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If the flash fires a full charge(eg. in a dark environment) then this message will appear whilst it recharges. If the message appears all the time and you cannot take a photo there is most likely a problem. Try taking some pictures without the flash card to eliminate that first.
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