12-13-2022 02:36 PM
I have recently purchased a used Canon 5d classic and all seems well with it except the battery indicator is not working correctly. I have tried 3 batteries (1x BP-511a and 2x BP-511) but all batteries indicate only 1 bar on the Canon 5d classic. I have tested the batteries in a Canon 20d and it shows up properly. I have also tried cleaning the battery contacts in the 5d with vinegar but no progress. Any suggestions that could help solve this issue? Thanks!
12-13-2022 02:58 PM
I would not worry about it and just use the 5D as is. The indicator is probably just incorrect. Repair is not a likely solution.
12-13-2022 03:00 PM
" I have also tried cleaning the battery contacts in the 5d with vinegar ..."
Not my first choice for cleaning the contacts. Try some denatured alcohol on a qtip.(unlikely to help but cheap thing to try)
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