Repair guides and support for Canon's EOS Rebel XSi, also known as the EOS 450D. This is a DSLR camera released in 2008.

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Why does it state "busy" when trying to take picture?

Camera takes quite a while to focus then flashes "busy" across screen when trying to take a picture. I have cleaned it and replaced memory card but is still doing it.It is on AF and it does focus on subject but then flashes BUSY and wont take picture

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The flash is charging, or the settings are not correct (shutter speed/ f-stop etc).Try setting on auto and going outside to avoid needing flash to check this possibility.

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