Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

I have a cannon rebel eos. It was working fine until last sunday, I now get an error msg 2 which means cant read memory card, I have tried everything, new card, batteries, I dont know what else to do. Can anyone help? Im in desperate need of my camera, and where I live there is one person who works on cameras! Any advice would be so appreicated. thanks

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OK, the specific error you are getting:

\015\012\015\012 Err 02: CF DRIVER \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 DESCRIPTION: This error occurs when image \015\012data cannot be written to the CF card. This error can occur when the CF \015\012card is not fully seated in the camera or if the camera does not detect a \015\012card-ready signal within a specified time limit or when the CF card is \015\012not usable because it has been corrupted or physically damaged. It can \015\012also occur when the camera's battery level is insufficient to completely\015\012 write the file to the CF card. \015\012
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REMEDIAL MEASURE: Use the DC Coupler or \015\012recharge the battery first. If the error continues to occur with \015\012sufficient power available to the camera, check that the CF card is \015\012properly inserted. If that's not the problem, then try replacing the CF \015\012card. If that does not solve the problem, have the EOS and one of \015\012the CF cards that is causing the problem examined by a qualified service\015\012 technician. This error is similar to Error 22 on the D30. \015\012

If this doesn't work, you might want to have a look at the pins inside the memory card housing. If the pins is bent, you will have to send it in for repairs. Trying to bend the pins to isn't origional position, will result in the pin breaking off.

Also, if the pins isn't bent, you can try formatting your memory card in your computer. This will sometimes work if this is a corrupt sector on the card itself.

Please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance.

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