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Using transcend 16gb with canon powershot sx20is. getting memory card error. Please help.

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It might just want you to format the card in the camera. This will completely erase it so download any pictures from it first.

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

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    mr_boyd Feb 21, 2011

    I am also usins a Transend 16Gb card in my Canon SX20 IS. It is a Class 6 memory card. I have formatted it several times. I have been trying to troubleshoot it by just running it in the Video Mode and noticed that when there is 3.7GB left, I get the "Memory Card Error". I am almost certain that there was more memory left when I a was actually using the camera for what I purchased it for, and that was taking pictures at media and public events, and got that error. I have contacted Transcend as my card is less than one year old, to see if they will replace it. I had no problems with a 2GB Sandisk. Canon's website showed that the camera supports SDHC memory cards up to 32GB.

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