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Cannot access the menu, picture viewer, or any button functions on the camera

Andrew66
Apprentice
On my Canon Rebel SL1, I get the normal power on screen, clearing sensors power off screen, and the info screen for each setting on the dial.

It does however, act like it is perpetually busy and continues to try to adjust the lense. I get a "function not available" error for most of the buttons, but the menu and photo viewer buttons elicit no response at all.

This just started after running on continuous shooting mode to attempt to capture swifts in flight.
1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

jrhoffman75
Legend

Try removing lens, remove battery, turn on and press shutter button. 

 

Replace battery, power on and see what happens. 

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X Mark III, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, Pixma TR8620a, LR Classic

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jrhoffman75
Legend

Try removing lens, remove battery, turn on and press shutter button. 

 

Replace battery, power on and see what happens. 

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X Mark III, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, Pixma TR8620a, LR Classic

Worked like a charm!

 

Thank you very much good Sir!

 

Andrew

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