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

HELP 350d still not turning on/screen not working

\015 \015\012Hey guys, I'm having a\302\240weird\302\240problem with my Canon 350d ... when I turn it on, sometimes the CF red light comes on and stays on, sometimes just the battery indicator LCD bit comes on, and sometimes it seems to work OK. \302\240\302\240Whenever it works OK, I can focus and take a photo, but the CF light then stays on as if it is constantly trying to write the photo to the card.\302\240\302\240I have tried removing the battery and the backup battery, and have checked the CF card (no photos are being written). \302\240Any ideas, or do you think it's fecked?I am unable to get the screen to turn on (even in the menu functions) and hence I am unable to select shoot w/o card and take any photos. \302\240On the relatively few\302\240occasions\302\240that the camera starts up, the autofocus works correctly, the shutter seems to be working OK, but then after releasing the shutter, the camera gets stuck with the CF light on, and the number of shots remaining flashing constantly. \302\240I tried this yesterday and after about 2 hours the light was still on so I removed both batteries.\302\240\015\012\015\012I have tried formatting the card and even after getting stuck taking a photo, no data is written to it\015

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Hmmm... doesn't sound too good does it? Have you tried another CF card? I know you said it doesn't work even without a card but...
\015\012Also one last thing to try is to tkae out both batteries, the main one and the slim watch style backup battery that sits right next to the main one under the cover labelled CR2016. Leave them both out for an hour and see what happens. NOTE this will probably reset your camera to factory defaults and may reset the photo numbering counter back to zero. Worth a try?
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