Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?
Busy when i use the flash.
\015 I have the Canon Rebel Xsi and when i need to take pics using the flash a light comes off saying BUSY. I really need to understand why. Can someone please help me? Thank you! :)\015
The capacitor in the flash circuitry needs to be charged to a before\015\012the flash can be fired. This chargeing time is termed as flash recycle\015\012time and duriing this window the camera wilkl show that it is\015\012'BUSY'.
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