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I have the Canon Rebel XTi. I am getting a message the CF card has a problem. I am able to put card in computer and it opens the files that are on the card. The camera screen shows a blank space where the photo count should be. I have cleaned the connectors on the body of the camera and the lense. The camera is maybe 1 1/2 years old and I have taken maybe 10,000 photos. could the card need to be replaced? or could it be the camera itself :<(

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Look inside the CF reader at the pins... is there one or more that are bent or broken? This is most likely the problem.

If we need help with parts or the repair (every pin has to be soldered on individually) please let us know.

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