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CANON DIGITAL IXUS 40 CAMERA

I have the above camera which I use SD cards in it up to 2 gb. I have just bought a SDHC card high speed 4 gb. Before I open it is it compatable for the above camera?

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Most likely it is not compatable. The SDHC cards are a very different animal to the regular type of cards (which most cards up to 2 GB are). I wouldn't open the package until you are absolutely sure. All info I've found on your camera indicates up to 2 GB (non SDHC only) maximum.

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