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Brand New Canon Rebel T3i not reading SD cards.

Hi. I recently purchased a new Canon EOS 600D (Rebel T3i) as well as a new SanDick Extreme Class 10 SD card. The first day with the camera and card I took about 20 pictures and 5 minutes of video then turned off the camera. When I returned to the camera about 10 minutes later and turned it on the screen read: "Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/change card or format card with camera." I tried formatting the card in the camera but it said the card could not be formatted. I put the card in my computer and it worked fine, I formatted it on my computer and it still did not work in the camera. I also tried using two different SD cards with no success. The camera is less than a week out of the box, what could be the problem? Thanks! -Zack

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It looks like the camera is faulty.
Take it back to the shop for a warranty repair or replacement.

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You will need to read the manual. I f you have a basic understanding of how ISO, shutterspeed & Aperture width combine to determine the 'right exposure.

Try this:
Set the camera to Av (aperture priority mode). Half press the shutter button and see the light meter indicator to see how well exposed your shot will be. For most cases you would be aiming for a value of 0 (properly exposed). The metering mode determines what part of the frame is used to compute the correct amount of light. For starters begin with pattern metering. Try and aim for a shutter speed of 1/125 or more if you are using the 17-55 mm EF-S f3/5-f5.6. Try and shoot at 40 mm F/5.6 (in Av mode this can be set by rotating the dial near the shutter button.
All the best

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