Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera ?

I keep getting a memory card error for my Canon Powershot SX20. I tried a 4 and an 8 GB card and keep getting error message. Also made sure the lock was off. Any ideas? It's a brand new camera. Thanks.


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Have you tried wiping your memory cards completely? The formatting may have gotten messed up somehow so the camera can't recognize them. I would also check the contacts on both the camera and the cards to make sure they are free of dust. It could also be a problem with the cards themselves, but I find it hard to believe that they would both fail simultaneously; just to make sure, buy a brand new SD card and see if that works (it doesn't have to be big, you can probably pick up a 1 GB card for less than $10). If all of that fails, there's a pretty good chance that your card reader is bad. Considering that your camera is brand new, you should have no trouble sending that in for a warranty repair.
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