Having problems with your Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera ?

Canon Xsi will not read external flash.

\015 My eos digital canon rebel xsi body and canon flash 580EXII were working fine but after shooting at a soccer celebration with champagne splashing all over the place the camera body no longer reads the flash. It acts like it's not there and will try to open its internal flash. \015\012\015\012The flash was not exposed to the champagne like the body and it works fine off the camera.\015\012\015\012Any ideas on how to repair this?\015\012Thanks in advance.\015

Answers :

The XSi is not weather sealed like the 580ex II and is suseptable to liquid damage. Most cameras will take a few sprinkles and won't have a problem, but if the liquid got into the main body it might have issues. The top of the camera around the hotshoe is particularly sensitive.
\015\012I would doubt it could be self repaired. Take it to a liscensed repairer to have it looked at.
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