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Remove batteries and card. Use a small/skinny jeweler's flat screwdriver to bend the pin back as close as possible. Take your time and use as much patience as you can muster (take a breather in between if needed).
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\015\012It doesn't have to be perfect, just as close as you can get it. When it's there, take your flash card and "SLOWLY" insert it. The card itself should fine-align the pin. Remove the card, and verify that the pin is still straightened. If so, reinsert the card and try it out.
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Pin in bent inside where the card goes in - Digital Cameras


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Camera luminox lx760 digital camera when inserted sd card screen goes blank help ann


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Canon PowerShot A85-suspect one of the flash card reader pin recepticle in the camera has a bent pin. Can it be repaired?


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I have two cameras a95 power shot canon #1camera one of the pins in the memo card slide is bented need to be fixed, #2 camera pink pictures and some dirt need service where shuld i go to fix it


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