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

Dropped camera and now battery sign flashes and won't take a picture. Ideas of what is broken?

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A common problem with digital cameras is that a knock might cause an inner lens component to become stuck. Try a different lens to see if this is the cause.
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