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Cf error - camera now dead

Please can someone help me. I did a shoot with my 30D this morning - tried to download images via card reader, and computer couldn't pick it up - said the card hadn't been formatted. I put the card back into the camera to check if images were still there, and it came up with a cf error. I turned it off and took the battery out - replaced the battery, and now the camera wont even turn on. (the battery is charged) It has done exactly the same thing with my 400D, but with a different card. I am a wedding photographer, so these cameras are very important to me!

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None of this sounds good. I would start by checking the condition of the pins in the CF card slot. A small light and a loupe will help. If any of the pins are damaged, bent, or even missing, then the camera may have had a short circuit and blown the internal fuses. Neither the pins or the fuses are user replaceable.

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CF card is widely used by digital camerafor its larger , from about 512MB to 64GB, lower cost as well as fasterspeed, which allows digital camera shoot under special conditions, such asmoving objects. The most popular and trusted brands for CF Cards includingKingston, Ritek Ridata, SanDisk, Transcend, Apacer, Viking, and Lexar.

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Besides retrieve photos, Card Data Recoveryalso can recover video, music, files, etc. Popular video and audio formats likeMOV, FLV, AVI, WAV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, etc. are available with it.

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