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

Err 99 - how can I check if it's the CF card, the lens or the battery?

Answers :

\015\012try the cf card in a card reader / another camera / the local photo printshop
\015\012try another lens from a friends rebel or pretend to be looking for a new lens at the local camera shop
\015\012the battery can be tested with a digital multimeter @ radioshack or maplins electronic shop
\015\012good luck
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