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

I frequently get a "busy" signal when taking



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The busy shot comes because the camera takes time to write the photo to your memory card. \015\012 suggest you to get a class 6 memory card anything higher than that which has a ultra speed writing speed.
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I have a canon rebel xti, when I take several pictures a get a busy signal and have to wait before I take another picture (flash?) how do i take pictures, many in a row without getting a busy signal..as if it is waiting to reset.... help


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I frequently get a "busy" signal when taking


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I just received a Cannon Rebel for xmas and it was taking pictures just fine then it wouldn't autofocus and take a clear picture. I do not know if I accidentally hit a button when holding the camera but I cannot get it to take a clear pic. It also flashes a busy signal across the top of the viewing screen when it is flashing. I tried to find the fix in the guide, but nothing helped. Thanks!


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After taking snapping several pictures of my grandkids I get a BUSY signal and have to wait before taking anymore. Kids don't sit still very long so this has been a real problem. Is there any way to shut this off?


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I have a canon rebel eos xti and even with a bigger faster memory card, i still keep getting a busy signal when i try to take many pictures in quick succession (like at a wedding with people walking down the aisle(.. is there a setting that i can play with that i'm unaware of?


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Busy signal Yep, the same problem here, I was happily shooting with my 1000D using a tripod and live view mode took 20 or so shots then the busy signal showed up. now everything has frozen and I can't use it. I have contacted Canon and await a reply, I'll update you all when I get it.


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