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I just bought a SanDisk Ultra SDHC memory card - 4 GB for my Canon 610 Camera. Previous to this I had a 1 GB card in the camera and it worked fine. Now with the 4 GB card I get a message which says "memory card error" and "Card locked!". When I go to the screen tools screen on the camera, the word format is blanked out and cannot be selected. -- Is this the wrong card for the camera?

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Hi,
Canon A610 firmware support maximum 2GB memory card and above that limit, memory card error message will appear.
Please use up to 2GB memory card in your camera.
Hope this info will help you.
Thanks.

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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