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Cannon PowerShot SD200 Digital Elph shows 'no memory card' on the screen, but there is an empty one in the camera.

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First, make sure the little write protect tab is in the right spot:
\015\012Hold the card so that the angled notch is on the upper right corner.
\015\012Now, you should slide the tab UP.
\015\012Try that. If not, you'll need to reformat the card (which will erase all data on the card). to Format:
\015\0121. Press the ON/OFF button until the pwoer lamp lights green
\015\0122. Press the Menu button
\015\0123. Use the -> arrow button to selec the Set up Menu
\015\0124. Use the Up/down arrow to select Format and press the Func./Set button.
\015\0125. Use the -> button to select [OK] and press the Func/Set button.
\015\012All this is available on page 29-31 on userguide found here:
Some advice :
\015\012If the card is the orginal card which came with the camera and of what size - as some of the Canons are a bit allergic to 1 GB and 512 MB cards....

However, you should try the camera with another card - and check if you still have this error. If you get it also with another card - the problem is with the camera and since it is new you should contact the shop.
\015\012The pins in the camera aren't bent, but it does look like one is on the card reader
\015\012If you are getting a Memory Card Error on your Canon S400, Powershot s400, Ixus 400 or other Cannon digital camera, usually what will fix this is to simply format the card (SanDisk or which ever memory card) you are using.
\015\012Let em know .. i have some more data on this with me !
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