Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?

I purchased a Kingston 2G SD card for my Canon A530. It says "memory card error". In fact, the function to format the card does not even light up but is dimmed and skips to the next function. My 128mb works just fine. Any suggestions? thank you!

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The card is obviously too large, in memory capacity terms, for the camera. In fact, it might not be an SD card, but an SDHC card. "SD" cards larger than about 2GB are actually SDHC cards. I'm not sure about the 2GB ones, maybe there are some of each type. SD and SDHC cards fit the same slots, but they are slightly different electrically. Many cameras won't work with SDHC (high capacity) cards. SDHC is not backwards compatible.

A 1GB card is plenty of space. If you really need more room, carry a spare card, like people used to do with films.
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