Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Hi, I have a Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS. It says the memory card is locked every time I insert it even though it isn't. I tried several cards to eliminate the possibility the card was bad. I received a repair estimate at $79, because the card reading board needs to be replaced. Am I being scammed or is it a fair estimate? Is it worth it or is it better to invest in a new camera? This one is not even 2 years old...


Answers :

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 :

Hi, I have a Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS. It says the memory card is locked every time I insert it even though it isn't. I tried several cards to eliminate the possibility the card was bad. I received a repair estimate at $79, because the card reading board needs to be replaced. Am I being scammed or is it a fair estimate? Is it worth it or is it better to invest in a new camera? This one is not even 2 years old...


... Digital Cameras

HELP! Ok, tomorrow I leave for a trip to New York. I have been reading these questions and I have found that the camera has the same problems across the board. My LCD goes white...nothing is displayed, not even the playback image. It makes sounds like it is working, but it is not. I can't find the reset button anywhere. I have looked in the memory card area and the battery, but I can't find it. Please, if you can help, I need it by tomorrow.


As I understand, the flex connector to the LCD screen is rubbing against a support rib on the inside of the camera and causing it to short. This is a design flaw of the camera. For a quick temp fix, GENTLY press on the lower right corner of the LCD s ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

I have a 2 GB Lexar micro sd card. I had it in my phone and my daughter got ahold of it and put the card in backwards. Now I can not read it at all. I put the card in my camera and it says that the memory card is locked. I put it in the computer and it won?t even read the drive. I need the pictures off of it. Some are from the birth of my last daughter. Please help me.


Try unlocking the LOCK slide button if you're using adapter.\015\012Leave a reply! :) ... Digital Cameras

CF card error replaced the card and tried to format but still reads cf card needs replaced


More than likely one or more of your CF pins in the camera are bent/broken. This is a very common problem. Most repair shops will charge between $150-$200 for this repair.\015\012Hope this helps\015\012\015\012Wes ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Invalid File... Hi, everyone... Recently, it's happening the following error when I try to download the photos from the camera to the computer: Error reading DSCxxxx.JPG: Invalid Parameters. This error does not happen with all the pictures of the camera. If I put the card into a reader, I can not copy any picture, all of them give error on reading. Even formatting or replacing the card, the error remains. Does anyone know what this error means ? Tks a lot !!!


There is quite probably some connection error between the memory card and the camera's memory card bay. Take a clean anti-static fabric (like the one we use to clean eye-glasses) and wipe the contacts of the memory card and those of the camera's memo ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

Cannot see my pictures the read error appeares even after cleaning card or even replacing it with new card


I experienced same problem and solved by resetting all settings to default by going in set up menu. ... Fuji FinePix 2800 Zoom Digital Camera

I bought this camera off of an realestate agent, she said it wasnt very old and that it worked great, it didnt have a memory card in it she said i would haft to get one. I have gotten 3 differnt ones and they all say it cant be read. I talked to a walmart associate and she thought I needed a 1 gb memory card for that camera so I got one off line and it still does the same thing. I put the same memory card in another camera and it works just fine. I have this nice camera and I cant even use it


Your camera is only supporting: SD/MMC up to 1 Gigabyte\015\012The card that you currently have might be high speed HHC. All should be sorted if you change the SD card to the supported MMC SD card. ... Kodak EASYSHARE CW330 Digital Camera

Frame error Turn on and take photo and then a message comes up saying "frame error" and then Even shutting the camera off. When turning it back on it still says "frame error" . When you take several photos you only end up with a very few on the memory card. What is the problem and how can i fix it? I cant view any of the photos. I replace camera with a new battery. Could it be my SMART CARD. Need help! Fuji MX-2900


... Fuji MX-2900 Zoom Digital Camera

Fresh, fully charged batteries last about 15 seconds in the camera, with the orange "low battery warning" flashing, then it shuts down and dies! The batteries still read 1.343 Volts. This camera had its power management circuit board replaced under warranty when it was 2 months old, and even so battery life has been dropping off, despite a whole range of new batteries being used.


... Kodak ZD710 Digital Camera

I have a Cobra camcorder.It came with 2 memory cards, one that records 16 minutes, and the other that records about an hour and a half. I put the chip in that had more space and went to use it at my daughters school play. The screen reads- MEMORY FULL, but I didnt even record anything. Ive ried to fix it many different ways, and i need to use it tomorrow on christmas! CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME???


First see if the card has any device for locking on it ...than if you can put it on the computer ...just do it and format the card ...(go to my computer ...find it ..right click on it ...and format ...) try to see if the card is ok in the camera afte ... Cobra Digital DVC960 Digital Camera

I took my CF card out to get photos, went to put it back in and the screen read "There is a problem with CF card. Replace the CF card." I didn't think there was a problem with the card. But I replaced it anyway. Same message. I tried to format the new card and a message read err 99 turn it off and on and reinstall battery & put it back. I did all of that. Same message about the CF card.


Your CF pins in the camera are most likely bent/broken. This is a very common problem. Most repair shops will charge $150-$200 to repair this.\015\012\015\012Hope this helps.\015\012\015\012Wes ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

XTI err need to replace CF card


HiFirst, if you can. Try and format the card a couple of times and see if this cures the problem. If not i would recomend getting the camera into a dealer to have this looked at. If all cards report the same problem this generally means it is a ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

"Card Locked" The "card locked" message keeps coming up even though my memory card is not locked. I bought a new memory card, and put that in, but it still says "card lock." I even put new batteries in, but still "card locked." So I know it's the camera, and not the memory card. What do I need to do?


Hi!There's a small switch on the memory card reader inside the camera which detects that the card is locked. Most likely this switch is broken. You can try to point it with needle or something but I'm afraid you will have to give it away for a ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera

I bought a 4 GB Kodak card for my Kodak digital camera to replace the 560 MB card that it currently has. When inserted, the camera tells me it needs formating. I press OK and then it gives me the message that everything on the card will be lost. I press OK and 2 seconds later it starts all over again saying the card needs to be formated. I never seems to actually format the card it just repeats over and over. The new card slider doesn't work -- it's in the up position -- that's the same as the o


The Z7590 works with SD cards. Your 4GB card is actually an SDHC card. While it fits in the slot it is electronically incompatible and will not work. You need to stay with SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Kodak EasyShare Z7590 Digital Camera

My M512mb olympus xd memory card will not work in my olympus syylus 760 all-weather camera. the message reads the card needs to be formatted and when i format it the message reads "card error" i have tried about 5 seperat M512 mb olympus xd memory cards and i get the same message with all the cards.


... Digital Cameras

I have a Nikon coolpix 800. I just bought a card for it: It reads--Lexar Platinum II 4GB CompactFlash 200x When I insert the card, it bring me to a message saying" that the card needs to be formatted; I follow the buttons and press format; it starts to format, but the process is aborted and the window fades and out comes the previous window with the message that it needs to be formatted. Now: the Office Depot assurd me that it is the right card, it is a new card, the batteries are new


Hi,Nikon coolpix 800 hardware does not support 4GB memory card as it is too big memory for this model and its hardware is capable to support maximum 2GB memory card.Nothing is wrong with camera and memory card, they just don't match so bu ... Nikon Digital Cameras

I bought a 4 GB Scan Disk card for my Kodak digital camera to replace the 560 MB card that it currently has. When inserted, the camera tells me it needs formating. I press OK and then it gives me the message that everything on the card will be lost. I press OK and 2 seconds later it starts all over again saying the card needs to be formated. I never seems to actually format the card it just repeats over and over. What's wrong?


Hi. These little cards have a sliding lock on the outside edge. Remove the card, find the lock and unlock your card. Then format it. J. ... Kodak EasyShare Z7590 Digital Camera

I bought a 4 gb Scan Disk card for my Kodak digital camera to replace the 256 mb card that it currently has. When inserted the camera tells me it needs formating. I press ok and then it gives me the message that everything on the card will be lost. I press ok and 2 seconds later it starts all over again saying the card needs to be formated. I never seems to actually format the card it just repeats over and over. What's wrong?


This camera can only use SD cards up to 2gb. Anything from 4GB up is an SDHC card. ... Kodak EasyShare Z7590 Digital Camera

My nikon coolpix s50 camera is not reading any of my memory cards that it did a week ago. It is just using the internal memory even though a memory card is inserted(and not locked).I cannot even format the cards. I also cannot access any pictures that are on the cards.


Hi,\015\012\015\012In Auto mode this camera dispays an icon showing 'IN' to denote internal memory being used. This icon should extinguish when the memory card is inserted. If the icon remains on screen with the card inserted then ... Nikon Coolpix S50 Digital Camera

I have replaced the battery and memory card, the camera keeps saying I need to format the card, but then it says it is formatting, then gives another message saying the card needs to be formatted. Basically, the camera won't format the memory card, which means I can't take any pictures.


If the memory card replacement is an SDHC model card the Kodak z740 will not work with it. The memory card has to be a standard SD card of 2 gig size or less to properly function. Take card out and turn on camera. See if you get same error. You s ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

I have Minolta DIMAGE 7i and it was working fine. But I don't know how this problem happens but it is not taking any picture. At times it says ''No Card'' but even when I bought a new card it can't read the new one either I even tried another new card still the same problem. What could be the problem? Biniam G.Michael Asmara Eritrea [email protected]


You need to format the new card in the camera before using it. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7i Digital Camera

We have Ademco Proxypoint Access Control System but the Main Logic Board is bad and need replacement. We have not been able to find a replacement. Could we get the board or is there a replacement version. Model: MLB SA12000S


... Digital Cameras

Memory card cannot be read... it is a Sanyo VPC-E760.. Get message saying card needs to be formatted. When I try that, I still get message that card cannot be read. What can i do to solve this?


Are you formatting the card in the camera as you're supposed to? ... Sanyo VPC-E760 Digital Camera

Canon EOS 400D - Error message - There is a problem with your CF card- needs replacing. We have original card and also replaced with new card - message keeps appearing. What else could this mean?


Look inside the card compartment to check for broken or bent pins. Have you tried formatting the card in the camera? This will erase it so download any pictures first using a card reader if necessary. ... Canon Digital Cameras

My digital camera does not read my memory card anymore. When I turn on the camera it shows only the internal memory even though I have a 2g sd card installed, used to work fine, I tried other cards and they don't work either but read just fine on my computer or other camera, help!!!


... Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.3215 seconds