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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Canon 350d XT Rebel Err 99

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  • Alex
    Dirty lens contacts will also cause ERR99 The coin battery *should *be changed as well. They start out at a bit over 3V, and typical useful life in the 350D is
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 12, 2008
      Dirty lens contacts will also cause ERR99
      The coin battery *should *be changed as well. They start out at a bit
      over 3V, and
      typical useful life in the 350D is 3 years. Alex.


      Dave 360texas.com wrote:
      >
      > Canon 350d XT Rebel error 99
      >
      > Picked up the camera and noticed ERR 99 on the LCD. Opened the user
      > manual to Error Codes on page 157 and read
      >
      > "An error other than the above has occured. Remove and re-install
      > the battery. This error may occur if you use a non-Canon lens and
      > the camera or lens does not operate properly as a result"
      >
      > Ok removed the battery, charged it up, installed the battery,
      > closed the battery door. Turned on the camera... NOTHING very dead
      > camera.
      >
      > Removed and reinstalled the Compact flash card, thinking I might
      > have a corrupt CF. NOTHING VERY VERY DEAD.
      >
      > Opened the battery door again and removed the battery... oh look
      > there is ANOTHER battery in battery chamber. The top reads
      > CR2016. Seems there is a separate battery for the DATE /TIME. This
      > battery case slides out larger battery housing.
      >
      > I checked the thin CR2016 and the meter read 2.867Volts... its a
      > 3.0V battery.. so battery is still good after 3 or 4 years.
      >
      > Installed both batteries... turned on the camera... LCD came up
      > properly... now CAMERA IS ALIVE and WELL. AGAIN.
      >
      > SHhhhhhh I thought I was going to have an opportunity to buy a new
      > camera. Guess not this time. Then we still have the 20d and 5d.
      >
      >


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