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Lodged memory card

How do I retrieve an incorrect memory card which is lodged inside my camera?

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  • bkviva Nov 20, 2008

    Thank you so much! After much poking and probing, my husband and I tried your suggestion using crazy glue gel and a popsicle stick cut straight. It worked perfectly and there appears to be no damage to my camera or the errant memory card either.

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If you cannot take apart the housing to remove the card here is one technique I have used that requires a steady hand. Provided the end of the card is visible but not exposed enough to be able to grab it with small tweezers, using a small piece of wire or paper clip, bend the end so that a small part will lay flat against the exposed end of the card. With extreme care, place a very small amount of quick-curing epoxy on the bent end of the wire and place it against the card and hold in place until hardened. Be VERY careful not to use too much glue or you may wind up gluing the card in place. If luck is in your favor you can use the wire to pull the card out when the epoxy hardens.
Best of luck, may the force be with you.

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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