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

My CF card light flashes on and off and the lcd goes on and off. When I try to upload pictures the icon for my camera registers on and off making it impossible to click on. I've recharged my battery, bought a new CF card, formatted that and my CF prongs are not bent. Thanks for your help with this!

Answers :

Ok, well usually problems like this are indeed caused by a BAD battery.... Or a Bad power regulator inside the unit. \015\012
\015\012The problem occurs when the extra current draw, from the data transfer across the USB port, plus the read/write of the SD memory card plus the LCD display, and everything else, overwhelm a none to good battery and we have this symptom.\015\012
\015\012Unfortunately, this symptom is also a symptom of a bad regulator in the power supply in the camera... The ONLY way to tell, is to replace the battery with a NEW one, and see if the fault, symptoms disappear? if they don't then you have the "Other' problem, and the camera will have to go to a Canon service center for a "Quote" as to repair.\015\012
\015\012A couple of other things, always plug in DIRECT to the PC, not thru a Hub etc, even if powered. Try formatting the SD card in the PC first and then introduce to the camera...\015\012
\015\012For your convenience i have included a link for you to download your user manual, below.\015\012
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