09-07-2013 10:50 AM
Thank you for posting on the Canon Forum about your EOS Rebel T3. I understand it is displaying an error code.
"Err 30" indicates that malfunctions related to the power source have been detected. Please follow these steps to attempt to resolve the issue:
If the error still occurs, please try an alternate battery. If the alternate battery produces the same results, your camera will require service to correct the issue.
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09-25-2014 10:38 AM - edited 09-25-2014 10:41 AM
I had this error on my T3. I have had the camera for over a year, but only used it for one christmas gathering, then it was put away. I got it out once, took a picture, and put it back away. A few days ago I got it back out for a friend's wedding I was asked to shoot. Much to my dismay, it was getting Err 30 every time ried to take a photo.
After messing with it for a day, I borrowed another camera. The day of the wedding I had to make several stops along the way, and I had my T3 in the car with me, I tried to keep the car from getting hot in the sun, but some heat was unavoidable. When I got to the wedding and started setting up, I tried the camera one more time, and it worked! I shot the whole wedding with my T3, and never got any error codes!
I think that my newish T3 didn't like going unused, and the shutter developed a stiction issue. I have seen this with flawed computer hard drives.I don't recommend the hot-car repair in general... The Canon repair center would provide a better repair. But it shows that there is a possibility of hope that it will get better wothout sending it off for repair.
01-22-2017 08:00 PM
I get the Err 30 code but the camera is able to continue to take pictures. I cleaned the battery contacts and changed the battery but that made no differance. I guess I'll continue to use the camera until it quits taking pictures.
01-31-2018 04:17 PM
I just got my camera last month, and I took pictures with it last week. I turned it on today and everytime I tried to take a picture it said err code 30. I replaced the battery and memory card and it still says it.
When it takes the pictures, the picture is all black except for a little corner.
01-31-2018 04:22 PM
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