Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera ?

My Canon PowerShot A70 Digital wont take pictures!

\015 When i turn on my camera on the little screen it says memery card error\015\012what gives?\015

Answers :

There are several possible possible things might cause this error. The first obvious is the card has gone bad. Try a different memory card to verify.
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\015\012Second thing is to inspect the pins in the card slot. Look for bent or missing pins. If you find a bent pin, don't fret as it's relatively easy to fix:
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\015\012- 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\012- It 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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If it's neither of the above, the next thing to try is replacing the camera's "CR 1220" clock battery. Its compartment is located under the rubber A/V cable mat on the left side of the camera. You can buy this inexpensive battery at most department or drug stores. Just open the door by prying it open with a pin or small screwdriver, take out the old battery, and put in the new.
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