Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

Display window is blank and not showing image being shot

\015 Canon eos rebel. nothing shows on the monitor window when display is on.\015

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Go into setup and enable LIVE VIEW, however, you cannot use LIVE VIEW in Full Auto mode.
Try pressing the display button when playing back an image. Also check\015\012the custom settings menu for your review tiume settings. Mine is set at\015\0122 seconds. Perhaps there is an option not to review the image...though\015\012I need to check.
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