Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

The cf card for my XT will not go back in the camera. Something is preventing it from seating and locking in place.


Answers :

You could be putting it in backwards, but you may need to look inside the slot and see if you have a bent pin. The pins that go into the little holes on the one side of the CF card. If so take it to a repair place its next to impossible to straiten out yourself.
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