Having problems with your Canon EOS-5D Digital Camera ?
Trouble with my Canon 5D
\015 My charger is saying that two of my batteries are fully charged but they are not registering in my camera that they are charged. Is it the charger? Or could it be my camera? Or both batteries? I just recently switched from using my grip to not. Could that have screwed things up? I guess I'll have to buy a new charger to see if that's the case. Has anyone ever had this problem and it turned out to be the camera and not the charger/batteries? I guess I'm just wondering if I should send it in to Canon.\015\012Thanks so much!\015\012Cheers,\015\012Missy\015
Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, your batteries may need to be replaced, or the camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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