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I have a Canon Power Shot A520 and have just put in a new memory card 4GB and new batteries. When I turn on camera is says memory card error at the top of the sceen. Why is that?


The A520 is designed to work with SD cards. Your 4GB card is actually an SDHC card. While it fits into the slot, it is electronically incompatible.You need to use SD cards 2GB and smaller. ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

Memory card error (canon power shot A520 )when it is turned on


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Hi, I have a Canon Power Shot S2 IS 5.0 megapixels that was working fine until one day I changed the memory card from 512MB to a 1GB. Now every time I turn the camera on and try to take a picture, a beeping sound and a legend on the LCD screen that reads: Memory card error. It's like something locked the shutter mechanism. I tried other memory cards with the same results. Thanks, Roger.


Its possible that there may be an error on the camera try to reset the camera by \015\012\015\0121. Turn the mode lever to the camera or play button\015\0122. Press and hold the MENU button for more than 5 seconds.\015\0123, T ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have a Canon Power Shot A620. I just put in a new PNY 4 GB memory card (have used others before). The new card says "memory card error" and "card locked". I have put it in several times and turned the camera off and on but it will not format it. What can I do?


In this case on the memory card itself u will see a small slide switch just slide that switch to the opposite direction and that will fix the problem ... Digital Cameras

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Hear you go try out this place http://photo.net/digital-camera-forum/00FAos ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

I have a new canon power shot a580 and have used a kodak 2gb memory card. I started with an empty card, took approx 30 pictures and then "memory card error" shows up on my little screen. I can't retrieve the existing pictures or take any new ones. I'm new to this digital camera thing.. What should I do?


Did you format the card in the camera first to initialize it? Use a card reader to download any pictures on the card to a folder you create on your desktop. Then, format the card in the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A580 Digital Camera

I have a Canon Power Shot SD790Is DIGITAL ELPH and the camera keeps saying card error, card locked. I am aware there is a switch on the side of the card, and it is currently unlocked. When I turn the camera on however, it still says there is an error and that it is locked! Please help! Thanks.


HelloOk, here is something you can try:In your case the \015\012problem is not with the card but rather with your\015\012camera's card reader. This is a rather hard problem to fix yourself but\015\012here is what you can do. ... Digital Cameras

I insert the memory card correctly and then when I turn it on and it says memory card error and wants me to insert a card. My camera is a Power Shot SX30 IS


First question -- did you already format the card? If yes, then follow this: Occasionally, but not often, the memory cards will become "zapped," and they will not function. Have you tried reading from the same card on another device? (e.g. computer). ... Digital Cameras

Memory card Hi I have canon power shot A520 I want to upgrade my memory card.Which card I should buy? and what capacity?


If you no longer have your manual, download it here; it will have all the detail you need:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

I posted yesterday - no luck - $50 pd through Paypal to the first person that SOLVES my problem - getting a memory card error on 2GB Simpletech card after using on Canon Power Shot SX200. Card is not locked and I have already ran 3 different recovery softwares on it. Computer recognizes card in drive, but when I try to open it prompts me to enter card.


Hello\015\012\015\012\015\012Have you attempted to connect the card directly to the computer VIA a card reader?\015\012\015\012\015\012Also which recovery programs have you tried? Is FileScavenger one of them? ... Digital Cameras

I have a canon power shot s3is and when i put a sd card into it it says memory card error. i've tried a number of other sd cards it seems not to read any card. just randomly started.


It is likely that an internal metal contact (one or several ones) inside the sdcard reader are bent, or damaged.\015\012\015\012You will need to have your camera reviewed by a qualified technician to have it repaired, since it requires op ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

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HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Kodak EasyShare C315 Digital Camera

My Canon Powershot A560 memory card is locked and it is the camera doing it not the memory stick.And there is nothing in the manual about how to fix it. 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 and turns itself off. I have had this camera for some time and have never had issues uploading pictures onto my computer or with the memory card.I really would rather not lose the pictures that are on the camer


Remove the memory card from the camera. Note that there is a small slide switch on one of the long edges of the card. Slide the switch to unlock or lock the card. ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

Have lost manual for canon power shot A400 tried to insert new memory card (scan disc SDHC card 4gb) it it comes up with an error reading on camera screen? Thank you in adv for any help.


Love the A400, it's one of my all-time favorite Canon P&S cameras. But sorry to say your camera will not understand SDHC cards. This format came out well after the A400 was designed. The max memory the A400 can use is a 2GB standard SD card, n ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera

I have a Canon Power Shot A620 PC1145. I recently bought an 8GB SDHC card. When I put it in the camera. I got "memory card error" I was unable to do anything with it. I had hoped to take it on holiday with me. Thank you. K Platt


The A620 works with MMC and SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they will not work. You need to use SD cards 2GB and smaller. ... Canon Digital Cameras

Canon digial camera power shot SD430 says memory card error when switching on after putting new card in.


What type and size memory card? The SD430 works with MMC and SD cards, 2GB and smaller. It will not work with higher-capacity SDHC cards even though they will fit into the slot. ... Canon PowerShot SD430 / Digital IXUS WIRELESS Digital Camera

My memory card for my Canon power shot A460 reads error. It also tells me the card is locked. I cannot download any of my photos. Please3 help me


Hi,\015\012The memory card will be having a slide option on the side of the card . Just move the slide it will unlock your card, and you can now download photos from the card .\015\012\015\012Hope this helps . ... Digital Cameras

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HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might \012sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the \012memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Canon PowerShot SX100 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.


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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

Memory Card Hello, I'm not sure why my camera powers on when the memory card is not in but when I insert the memory card and try to turn it on, it doesnt power up and then when it does, the little green light blinks and then it reads memory card error. Please Help!1


Look to see if your memory card (your SD card) is "locked".for some reason, when a "locked" card is in my canon SD1000, it won't turn on at all.but when i unlock the card and put it back it, it works fine. ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera

The screen on My Canon Power Shot SX 120 IS camera will not show any images when I turn it on. It simply shows black, if I take a picture, the picture will record on the memory card but it is also just a black picture. Any ideas


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