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Memory card will not engage

I have a Kodak EasyShare C663 Digital Camera that I have great results with for about a year. However, last month when I removed the memory card to download pictures, when I went to put the card back into the camera, the card would not engage. It is not a problem with the card. The "catch" or spring will not hold the card in place so that the camera recognizes the media. Any help? The local shops want a minimum of $50 if they can not fix it...most want $80 to maybe fix the problem. Kodak wants $110+ and shipping in each direction. It will likely take them a while, too. The camera is only worth about $100 now, but I really like it and think that it should be an easy fix. Any ideas? Also, where would I find the replacement part--the representative with whom I spoke at Kodak was not willing to help with that either. Thank you so much!

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Re: Memory card will not engage

This is the problem with many makes model of camera like computer stuff they are machine made and taking bits off and replacing them ain't a job for human fingers. I have just to tpday stripped a picture viewer device it has a two chamber card housing- one for Compact the other for Smart Media cards. There is no way can this housing [which I was hoping to use on another camera] of the ma-inboard with out wrecking stuff.

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Kodak EasyShare C663 Specifications
  • 6 megapixels
  • 3x optical zoom / 5x digital zoom
  • autofocus
  • auto exposure
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  • ISO 100-400
  • 2 AA batteries
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  • Release Date:Jan 12, 2006
chrissy66 (12/10/2007)reply to this comment (by James DeRuvo - 12/12/2007)Sounds to me like your lens may have come out of alignment. Was it dropped recently? Since your camera is still under warranty, the best thing you can do is have Kodak should fix it. If your camera is out of warranty, or if Kodak refuses to repair it for free, the one thing you can try is to try resetting the camera.

Kodak is also of the opinion that lens errors also occur when you use batteries not recommended by Kodak.

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Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (AA Size): These Ni-MH AA batteries last up to twice as long as alkaline batteries when used in your Digital Camera - and you can recharge them up to 1000 times in our rapid charger.

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1. From camera. Select memu then setting then select format. Select the format , then the card will formated.
2. remove the memory card and connect it with PC by using card reader. Then go in my computer. select the card from there , press right click and then press format. If you want to know more ask me again. Thank you.

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