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No Memory Card

I have just purchased a Canon Powershot SX20IS and it is telling me that i have no memory card, however, i have. any clues. i have taken out the internal battery but still comes up with error



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  • mb41 Sep 25, 2009

    is it away from lock, both camera & card are new today, about 2 hours ago!!




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Double check the position of the memory card's write protect tab - it should be slid away from arrow pointing at the lock position. If this is OK and the camera is brand new and can be easily returned to the place of purchase, do that and ask for them to correct the problem or replace the camera/card. If returning the camera is not an option, try cleaning the contacts on the memory card itself- a pencil eraser works well for this purpose. Be certain to clean any eraser crumbs from the memory card before inserting it back into the camera.

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