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Ive got "card locked " message on my Canon SD550 and cnnot take anymore pictures

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  • nshtechn May 30, 2009

    I've tried this already. Still says the card is locked1

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Pull your sd card out of the camera... on the left side of the card you'll notice a small switch on the edge of the card... make sure the switch is not locked...you can flip it with your fingernail..
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Have a powershot sd550


Hello

If the card works in another camera or another card doesn't work in your camera , the problem is with your card reader in your camera.

If you open you sd slot and look inside with a sharp light , you should be able to see on the left side of the slot there is a little copper or spring steel lever switch. This switch work as follows:

1. When no card is inserted / no write protection , the switch is open and thus the protection is off.
2. When locked card is inserted , the tab is depressed and tells the camera that the card is lock.

Contrary to popular belief ,the little tab on the sd card is not an electronic switch and does not physically influence the card operation itself. If you put a locked card into a camera without a sd lock switch , you would still be able to use the card normally.

It is incredible difficult to fix this switch because of space limitations in the sd card. Look into the sd slot and if you can see the switch , use a needle to pull the little tab down toward the base of the camera by about 2mm or until it works being careful not to bend it.

If this does not resolve your problem , there might be a short in the switch circuit and the camera will need to be disassembled to resolve this error. This should cost no more than $50.

Please feel free to contact me if you need further information

Kind regards
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Highly recommend that you instead consider using a card reader instead to download you pictures. Card readers are much more faster in downloading pics, do not require the use of your camera's batteries, and provide much more reliable downloading of the pictures (fewer errors). They're also VERY inexpensive these days. Here are some examples from Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_st?keywords=card+reader&rs=172282&page=1&rh=n%3A172282%2Ck%3Acard+reader&sort=price

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E18 is a lens error. My guess would be sand got into your lens (into the gears, etc.). These guys should be able to take care of you. http://www.darntoothysam.com/servlet/the-1730/Canon-Powershot-SD550-Camera/Detail

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I was happily using Cannon IXUS 750on one of my long vacations when the memory card almost got full. perhaps I clicked once or twice to take a picture when the card was full. ever since the camera displays Memory Card Error.

These are almost all the photos I took on my camera since a long time now. Could anybody pleeeese help me in retrieving my photos and recordings?

thanks v much

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