Having problems with your Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera ?

Cf error - camera now dead

\015 Please can someone help me. I did a shoot with my 30D this morning - tried to download images via card reader, and computer couldn't pick it up - said the card hadn't been formatted. I put the card back into the camera to check if images were still there, and it came up with a cf error. I turned it off and took the battery out - replaced the battery, and now the camera wont even turn on. (the battery is charged) It has done exactly the same thing with my 400D, but with a different card. I am a wedding photographer, so these cameras are very important to me!\015

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None of this sounds good. I would start by checking the condition of the pins in the CF card slot. A small light and a loupe will help. If any of the pins are damaged, bent, or even missing, then the camera may have had a short circuit and blown the internal fuses. Neither the pins or the fuses are user replaceable.
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