Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

Using exturnel flash

\015 I would like to know if my flash will not pop up in the auto mode, then can i just buy a add on flash and use it in the auto mode and all the other modes, the camera is a xt rebel and the people who owned it before me droped it and when you turn it on in the auto mode the flash will ot come uup and you get a errer 99 reading on the camera, they stated that the camera worked just fine in the day light it only had the problem with you need the flash.\015

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If the external flash works, it will only do so with a dedicated flash. Off the shelf brands (vivitar or sunpak) don't talk to the software the way the 580 or another Canon flash does. I have several older 20Ds that still give Err99 occasionally. Even the factory has told me "we're working on the problem". lol
Already answered by me in another question by you...
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\015\012The "error 99" is a general error on Canon cameras meaning "something's gone wrong and I don't know what to do about it". If you get them all the time, the camera is effectively dead and must go back to Canon for a service repair (circa £175 if I remember correctly).

If the error 99 only happens when you try to pop up the flash, but otherwise the camera can take good pictures, then yes, an external flash unit could well solve your problem. With an external flash on the hot-shoe, the internal flash is completely bypassed and the camera will never try to pop it up.

I recommend taking your camera to a shop such as Jessops and ask to try out a flash gun to be sure.
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