Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?
The display does not come on, there is a "busy" sign flashing
\015 When you press the shutter botton there is a clicking noise as though a picture has been taken followed by a beeping noise.\015
Sounds like the problem Canon had to fix for me with my S2 IS which did the same thing. My camera shot blank pics. It turned out to be a stuck shutter. The camera makes all the usual noises, but the shutter is stuck closed.
When I take pictures with my canon rebel eos, sometimes the shutter gets stuck and the picture turns out in a giant blur, or else the image isn't captured at all. Is there any way to fix this? It's a new camera and I'm really disappointed.
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The display does not come on, there is a "busy" sign flashing
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