Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?

Why won't my S2 IS camera allow an 8gb sd card to work, even though it allows the card to enter and fit the slot.

Answers :

The S2 uses SD cards. Cards bigger than 2GB are actually SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) cards. They have the same form factor so that SD cards will continue to work in SDHC devices, but there are hardware differences that keep SDHC cards from working in SD devices. Since this is in the hardware, this state cannot be altered by a firmware upgrade.

You'll have to stick with cards 2GB and smaller for this camera.
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