Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

Not working My camera won't turn on when the memory card is installed. When I take out the card the camera turns on but, it says no memory card. How can I fix this?


Answers :

More than likely you have a bent pin in the card slot. Remove the card and look inside the card slot. If you notice any bent pins, remove the camera's batteries, then attempt to straighten the bent pin using a small/skinny jewelers screwdriver (you can get a jewelers kit from most dollar store tools sections).
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\015\012Just bend the pin back as best that you can, it doesn't have to be perfect. Once there, SLOWLY reinsert the CF card. The card itself will fine-align the bent pin. If any resistance is encountered, immediately stop as the pin is not straight enough. Try straightening the pin again and repeat the insertion until the card goes in without resistance.
Try a different memory card. Some of these cameras may not support large sizes. Try a smaller card such as a 512 or a 128.

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