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Ii drove me batty, until I saw the pin.. Can't believe the inputs. I hope it works.Peter Y , Jan 16, 2010; 12:52 a.m. Sign In | Site Map | Article Archive | Author Index | About Us | FAQ | Register | Subscribe | Support Photo.net | Contact Us | Advertise | Careers | http://basetelecom.net/flash-not/canon-digital-rebel-flash-not-working.html

Dave there are few (if any) user sevicable parts in modern digital cameras. If this pin gets stuck then the flash will pop up but won't fire because the camera thinks you have a external flash in the hot shoe. Along with the fact that I will have to part with the camera for a while, ......bummer. I also never hear the "whine" of the capacitor charging. http://photo.net/canon-eos-digital-camera-forum/00VVuA

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Mars, No it won't.. The X0D models offer this option but I don't know about the Rebel. Steven F , Jan 15, 2010; 10:47 p.m.

I was begining to get that feeling about user servicable parts. Peter thanks for the response! The Hot shoe works with a Canon speedlight, and flashes fine. Canon Camera Flash Not Working Is there something I can check for?

Dave Anderson , Jan 16, 2010; 04:14 a.m. Canon 700d Flash Not Working Should there be a ready indication for the flash in the viewfinder? I could always get by with the external Speedlight, but a few times I didn't have it with me and the internal would have been handy. dig this Contributed content used with permission.

The microswitch seems to be functioning fine. Canon 600d Flash Problem Dave, Try resetting the cam , by removing all the battery including the small one. but it will if the pin is stuck. Dave Anderson , Jan 15, 2010; 10:53 p.m.

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Thanks Steven! https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/65163/Flash+doesn't+work+when+fully+up But I never payed any attention to that before. 1 | 2 Next Last Back to top Notify me of Responses by Peter Y by Bob Atkins © 1996-2016 Canon Error 05 Flash Fix When I checked to see how much the repair of the "hardly ever used" flash was, I was shocked. Canon Eos Rebel T3i Flash Won't Open Peter , Will the flash pop up even with external flash unit attached?

Tweet Pop up flash won't operate! check my blog I have only taken a very few photos with the built in flash, so it is hard for me to believe I have burnt out the strobe. Register Subscribe Support Photo.net Learning Digital Darkroom Wedding Photography Photography Technique Photo Equipment Guides Business of Photography Travel Photography Interviews and Inspiration Film Photography Resources Basic Photo Tips Lighting Tutorials All Dave,I think you misunderstood me.There is a little pin inside of the hotshoe on the camera, on the right side if I remember correctly(I don't have my XTi any longer) What Canon Err 05

and contributors. And also check the micro switch under the shoe rail, if it is stuck in depressed position, as Peter said. Thanks, Dave Responses 1 | 2 Next Last Peter Y , Jan 15, 2010; 10:29 p.m. this content But I can never get it to flash!

The Flash pops up Okay. Canon Pop Up Flash Stuck Please note that the flash will not pop up if the micoswitch is stuck. Since it pops up you have to seek the solution elsewhere.

Dave Anderson , Jan 15, 2010; 10:27 p.m.The internal flash on my Rebel XTI pops up but will not flash.

It happend to me once. I'm not familiar with the Rebel but is it possible that you have switched off the internal flash in some menu setting? For instance to disable the annoying focus assist light (= series of flashes). Canon Hot Shoe Micro Switch Can it be easily replaced?

I was hoping that maybe it was something that could easily be repaired/replaced.Peter Y , Jan 15, 2010; 11:34 p.m. Mars C , Jan 16, 2010; 12:28 a.m. You guys are great! http://basetelecom.net/flash-not/canon-digital-camera-flash-not-working.html I also never see the "busy" message that tells me I am wating for the capacitor to charge.

Forums Unified View Medium Format All Forums Member's Photo News Abstract Photography Minox Accessories Mirrorless Digital Cameras Alternative Cameras & Lenses Modern Film Cameras B&W - Film & Processing Nature B&W I never see one, that would tell me the flash is ready to go. In "M" mode I can get it to pop up by depressing the button on the side. or micro switch which a better name then "pin" Jos van Eekelen , Jan 16, 2010; 02:08 a.m.

If none of the suggestions you get work the best thing to do isto contact and to get the camera repaired. If there is a speedlight on the body the flash does not pop up, so I think that is correct. I've spent a small fortune on lenses, but they don't do you much good without the body. Just slightly out of warranty(150+).

There is a little pin in the hotshoe, check to see if its stuck.Dave Anderson , Jan 15, 2010; 10:43 p.m. If the strobe needs to be replaced, is it available. I've checked the menu settings and everything seems to indicate that the flash should operate.