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