Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
Memory card error on Cannon Powershot sx 10 despite trying different sdhc and sd cards
Mine did the same. It's a canon default. They fix it for free.
The camera probably wants you to format the card in the camera. Download any pictures first using a cardreader if necessary.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Digital Cameras
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Memory card error on Cannon Powershot sx 10 despite trying different sdhc and sd cards
Mine did the same. It's a canon default. They fix it for free.\015\012\015\012 ... Digital Cameras
I have a cannon powershot s3 is. Everytime I insert a memory card, it gives me a memory card error. The memory card is not locked and I have tried 4 different cards.
... Canon Digital Cameras
I have a cannon powershot sx20 and it keeps reading memory card error. i have tried to put in different sd cards but all the same thing
It is possible that the card reader software is corrupt within the camera controller unit. If there is any connecting cord which can be used to connect the camera to your PC, then try this tip. Remove the battery and reinsert. connect the camera to b ... Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera
I've bought a 4GB memory SDHC memory card to my Canon powershot A 430 camera, and when i put it in my camera - it says memory card error. I tried to unlock it by the small button, but didin't help. What should i do? Is there anywhere wherein the SDHC Card can be used on Canon PowerShot A430
The Canon A430 uses MMC and SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot they are electronically incompatible and will not work. You need to use SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera
When putting a Lexar Multi-Use 16 GB SDHC memory card in my Canon Powershot A540 I get Memory Card Error message as well Card Locked message. Have tried unlocking it by the slide on side of card, is t
It's a lost cause. The A540 works with SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work in devices not designed for them. You need to stay with SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera
I have a Cannon camera Powershot A550 The camera works o.k. with the memory card furnished,but when I try a 2gb memory card the camera says "memory card error"The card is formated but the camera doesn'like it.Ive tried 3 new cards but it still wont work. Thank you for your help Larry
If the new memory card is an SD card, you should be able to use up to 2GB. MMC can support up to 1GB. You can check this link. \015\012 ... Canon Digital Cameras
Hello, I've bought a 4GB memory SDHC memory card to my Canon powershot A 430 camera, and when i put it in my camera - it says memory card error. I tried to unlock it by the small button, but didin't help. What should i do?
The A430 works with MMC and SD cards. It will not work with SDHC cards. You need to use SD or MMC cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera
Hi. My Powershot keeps showing me "Memory card error". I can see everything but I can't take any pictures. I have tried 4 different memory cards that work with other cameras.
Take a look inside your camera's CF card slot. I suspect that you may have a bent pin in there. If so, don't fret. Although professional repair would be more costly than the value of the camera, there is a very good chance that you can repair this yo ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera
I am trying a new SDHC memory card in our Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera and it says memory card error, any information would be greatly appreciated, Thanks Diana F.
Your fix is a very simple one. Your camera is only compatible with SD cards, and you're trying to use it with an SDHC card.SDHC is a later technical development of the SD to allow larger capacity. Your camera was designed and made when SD ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
Memory card error on cannon powershot a540 using a sdhc memory card
Hi\012I recommend you trying another sd card. Still not working, then you have memory control pcb defective. your local repair shop would charge around $35 to 85 depend on what they really want to charge.\012thanks and best regard! ... Digital Cameras
Canon Powershot S2 IS gives memory card error message for all card. Also card locked message. card is not locked--tried four different ones, same message. There is no menu choice for formatting disc. what can I do?
Hi Friend, U are saying that u are not able to format the memory card in the canon and no option for that,and also u have checked with different memory cards in the same canon.its confirm that there is a problem in the memory card ... Canon Digital Cameras
Memory card error - After taking about 300 pictures on a 2 Gig Kodak SD memory card. I get a message on my Canon camera that says '' memory card error'' I tried to put the chip in a differant camera but it tells me to '' Format The Card'' I am afraid if I do that I will loose all of my pictures. I tried to load the pictures into my computer the way I always do and nothing happens. Any helpful ideas ? Thank You
Take no more pics until you've recovered the photos, take the card out of the camera. Here's some freeware photo recovery software th ... Canon Digital Cameras
Cannon Powershot A540 SanDisk SDHC 4 gb I insert the card and receive a memory card error. Can't format
Hi, A 4 gb memory card is beyond the capacity of your Cannon A540. It is too large. I would stick with a 1 gb card in that camera. ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera
Memory card Our old memory card stopped working in the camera. It said "memory card error". I bought a new card, 8gb duracell sdhc card, and when I put it in it said"memory card error" again. I tried formatting the card but it would not allow me to. I put the card in my computer and the new one works fine. I gave the old card to my brother in law to look at it, but he is on vacation, so I can't test it in my computer. I put the card that came with the camera in and it works fine, but it is a mmc
Unfortunately, the A520 does not support SD memory cards with more than 2GB capacity, and doesn't support SDHC at all. (1GB max for MMC cards.) I know memory is much cheaper than when the camera first came out, but in 2005 2GB was about as large as y ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Hi.....i am havimng a problem with my memory card PNY Optima SDHC 8 gb class 4......i have been using it in my sony camera....its was working fine at the start but recently after when i inserted the memory card in my camera it say "system error" or "error formating memory card".....i tried other memory cards in my camera and it worked..so i thought to formating my card using my camera usb cable but when i inserted the cable to my pc it says your disk is in read only format and make sure its ch
You will most likely find that your camera will work with cards up to a certain capacity e.g. 2gband not with cards of higher capacity. What this means in effect is that high capacity cards are not compatible with your camera. It would be inter ... Digital Cameras
Hey. I bought a new camera some days ago with a new Digix 4gb SDHC memory card. I went to Disney World and took normally a lot of pictures. From one moment to another, the camera gives me the message "Memory card error" and won't let me take nor view pictures. I tried removing the memory card and everything. I checked and It isn't locked or something. Also, I tried using a memory card reader on my laptop, and it says I have to format to read the card. I REALLY don't want to lose the pictures.
Take the card to a Walmart and insert it into one of their picture kiosk machines. You can print the pictures or even make a CD of them. ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera
My Canon Powershot A560 memory card is locked and it is the camera doing it not the memory stick. When I turn on my camera I get an error message"memory card error" then when i press to view pictures it says the memory card is locked. i have switched the lock switch on the card, and it doesn't do anything, i have also tried formatting my card.
1 Turn the Canon Powershot A560 over so the bottom is facing up. 2 Locate the door on the bottom of the camera. The door is labeled "CARD/BATT. OPEN." 3 Place your thumb on the sl ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
Hey. I bought a new camera some days ago with a new Digix 4gb SDHC memory card. I went to Disney World and took normally a lot of pictures. From one moment to another, the camera gives me the message "Memory card error" and won't let me take nor view pictures. I tried removing the memory card and everything. I checked and It isn't locked or something. Also, I tried using a memory card reader on my laptop, and it says I have to format to read the card. I REALLY don't want to lose the pic
The first thing that may be complicating things is, can your laptop read SDHC cards, or just SD cards? If the laptop is asking you to format it, then probably it's working, but be really sure, before you continue.Check the co ... Digital Cameras
My camera doesn't recognize that the memory card is inserted (error message "no memory card!" displays), and when i tried a different card it read "memory card error". whats going on?!
... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera
Hello, I have a Canon powershot SX100 IS, and everytime i turn it on it beeps and says on the screen "lens error, restart camera". I have tried tapping it, shaking it a bit. turning on and off. Put in new batteries, taking memory card in and out. Turning it on at different angles. Connecting to the computer. But nothing is working, it wont even let me look at the photos when i press the play button, and that doesnt even require opening the lens! please help! thankyou.
Try these procedures. ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera
We have a cannon a2000is. After replacing the batteries and printing the pictures off the memory card the camera will not come back on. The screen says Cannon and the indicator light blinks for aprox 20 seconds then the camera turns off. We tried different batteries and a different memory card and still get the same results.
It sounds like a low power startup. Are you sure the batteries that you are installing are good? If they're Dollar Store "Super Heavy Duty" batteries, that's likely your problem (shelf life has been exceeded). \015\012\015\012Recommend tryin ... Digital Cameras
I have a canon powershot sx200 IS and I recently went on vacation and took a lot of pictures using teh SD memory card provided with the camera. For some reason, after almost filling the card I received a memory card locked error. I checked the card, it was not locked. I even tried in another camera and same error. So I got a new SD card, took more photos and then all of those photos were erased. I could not find them when reviewing on the camera, another camera, or even with a USB card reader. A
The likely reason this keeps happening is that these cards weren't formatted in the camera when you first got them. However, don't do so just yet as formatting also erases the card. If you are using a memory card, take no more pics until you've reco ... Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera
I won a Canon PowerPoint S3 IS at an eBay auction; it was in the working camera listings. It turned out that in the finer detail, the owner said that everything worked except for the "Memory Card Error" found in the display window. I posted this a few days ago. I now have the camera, and I've tried two different memory cards (one came out of another Canon PowerPoint, and it does work) and neither works. Still have the same message;"Memory Card Error." This item was incorrectly listed as working.
Start a dispute with ebay on the item. if you sign into your account the link should be there.... it must be within 30 days of the auction. do not let the seller delay you in filing your claim. also do not let the buyer suggest he will refund you ... Digital Cameras
8GB CENTON SDHC memory card - class 4 - worked okay first day. Removed card to transfer pics to computer. Did fine. When inserted card back in camera JVC-PICSIO GC-FM2BU, got "Memory Card Error" message. Could not reformat. Still okay incomputer, so reformatted in computer. Back in camera, got same message. Tried in other cameras - got same error message. FYI, card is NOT locked!
Sounds like you forgot to use the "safely remove hardware" when you removed the card from the computer. Also, never format a card in a computer and then expect it to work in a camera. You can try to format it a few more times in the camera but if not ... Digital Cameras
Hi my digicam states the error "memory card error - card locked!" but my card isn't locked. i tried using other sd cards but it worked fine. this card i am facing problems with is a sdhc class 4 32gb. is the camera nt compatible with sdhc? is there anyway i can get pass this?
Hello,Take out your memory card from the camera and then\015\012inspect a small or tiny switch. This is the card lock. You need to move\015\012it the other way around to enable write back on the memory card.Hope this helps you ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera