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

MY CANON EOS REBEL XT KEEPS SAYING ITS " BUSY" AFTER I TAKE A picture. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN & HOW DO I STOP IT?


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It means your buffer is busy. the speed of your sd card determines how fast it writes the image to your card. "busy" means that it is writing the image info to your card. give it a second, and it clears itself. it's a normal process.
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