Having problems with your Canon PowerShot Pro1 Digital Camera ?

My new CF card for my camera is reading card error. should I buy a new one?


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Sounds like you bought a new compact flash card. They are making two different types of memory cards. One is the new SDHC which transfer 32 frames per second. The first set was only doing 16 frames per seconds. I beat that you have a new memory and your camera is not design to read the new memory
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