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SD card will not stay in camera

The SD card will not stay in the camera. It should click into place so I can shut the card cover and it is impossible to do that. The card works when I can manage to hold the card in and quickly shut the cover, but as I said that has gotten just about impossible. Is this likely a card problem or a camera malfunction and if it is where should I send it to be fixed?

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  • bbclinda Nov 19, 2008

    I have a Pentax k100 digital SLR. I have the same problem, it started when my SD card case split. I tried a new sd card but it did not fix the problem.



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Try to use another SD card in your camera. If the phenomena is still exist, the problem is with your camera (in most of the cases it is a broken plastic part of card's "house").

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