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Cnaon power shot A70

My camera would not work it keeps telling me E18 and the book say when this happen it the compactflash card problem. i have try a few different ones and still it happen i can't get it to work or do any think with the camera becasue it would not stay on when this happen. Can any one help me out and should i take it to a shop to fix i wanted to give it to my son before getting a new one i am looking for a new canon D20 for myself.

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Trying the tap method: Tap the padded USB cover part on a hard surface while it is power-off.

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Check out these links: http://blogs.yucs.org/~dwallach/2004/08/canon_e18_error_repair_instruc.html http://www.e18error.com/repair.html Good luck. If you resolve my problem on how to get the housing removed, please post me the solution! CD

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http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
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