Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?

Canon 1000D Hello there, I'm in China at the Beijing games. my 1000D is giving me a error message 99. can't take picture. I have turn it off and on, take the battery out but the problem still come back after 4 or 5 snaps. please help. I have change lenses and clear the head but not winning. Thanx well i have the similar problem, that i could identify that the camera goes off state after 30 mins, then i found that the display power cannot come, but the camera is working with view finder, if i


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Yep set the auto turn off higher and instead of removing the battery, just open and close the battery compartment.

This appears to be a problem I have raised with Canon, hopefully they will release a firmware update soon to fix this
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