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False SD card lock with Canon Powershot G7X Mark 3

When turned on, camera says card write set to lock even though it is not. I've bought new SD cards for it too and it doesn't work. What is the problem?
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What is the maximum size SD card supported by the Canon IXUS 50?

Am using a 2GB SD-card with a Canon IXUS 50/SD400 Digital ELPH. I tried a 4GB card but got an error saying the card is "locked". The card is not write protected, and works fine in a couple ...
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Can I damage my camera by using an SD card that has Adobe Premiere projects saved on it?

I have a Sony a7 iii digital camera. I was wondering if it will damage the camera to put an SD card in it that has files OTHER than photos or videos on it? I saved an Adobe Premiere editing project on ...
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Photos disappeared from SD card

We took some great photos with our friends on the beach. We were using an older Nikon D3100. My girlfriend, who was the one who took most of them, noticed that a few of them were missing. She thought ...
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Why is the SD card from a D800 not readable under Windows 10?

I have a Nikon Z 50 and, just like it happened with the previous D7100 and D40, the SD card I use in it is readable under Windows 10 by using a normal SD card reader. The same happens with other ...
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I took one picture and my camera says memory full. Why does it say that?

I just bought a Digital Camera 2.7k Ultra H. I took one picture and says that memory is full. I also set the date and time and nothing saves. I read the Users Manual twice and don't have a clue whats ...
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My micro sd card was broken into two pieces and got flushed, is there any chance it can get recovered by someone?

My micro sd card was broken into two halves and then fell into the water. Is it possible that someone may find it and get the data which is personal to me?
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Major color banding on some photos - Pentax k1 mark ii

I have been in Kenya shooting some properties and staff portraits for 2 weeks. Everything has been working as normal until yesterday when I imported my photos from the day and discovered some major ...
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Memory card becoming unreadable after setting up timelapse

I have a Canon Rebel T7 and a recently-purchased "onn."-branded MicroSD card with an adapter. I purchased this memory card in preparation for vacation, and the first time I used this card (...
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How to get SD card to import photos into one folder each time loaded

How to fix photos loading in one picture at a time when you load an SD card? It used to ask you when up put in each SD card how to handle, now it doesn't. If I look at Settings/Devices/Autoplay - it's ...
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Canon 70D max supported SD card size

I've just went through the Canon 70D manual and couldn't find any reference regarding the supported SD card sizes. Is there a max supported size limit for the 70D? I want to purchase a 256GB card and ...
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What would constitute a need for a high bit rate capture?

I just acquired a FujiFilm X-T4. It was an awesome gift from a friend. I just got done talking to a salesperson online about SD Cards, comparing two 250Gb (x2 since the camera has 2 slots), and ...
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.jpg photos from the external SD card of Galaxy Grand Prime + display "It appears we don't support this file format" after transferring them to my PC

My Galaxy Grand Prime + phone was running out of space so I transferred all my WhatsApp media to my SD card. After some time (a few hours I think), many of these photos and videos became unviewable. I ...
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Is there SD card to CF card adapter that supports SD 4.0 (UHS-II)?

I have a micro SD card and a normal SD card which runs on the SD 4.0 specification, allowing high data transfer speeds. I also have a 5D Mark IV, which unfortunately only supports the UHS-I protocol ...
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New sdcard: 94mb of 98GB corrupted

I just bought a new sdcard. Before leaving the shop I ran a test. The test failed at 19GB. I tried to return it, met a lot of resistance and finally agreed that if they can show me it storing more ...
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Should I format my Camera's SD-card after every transfer?

I was reading How formatting an SD card is different on Mac than on Windows? and some of the advice in comments and answers seems to suggest that every time after transferring photos to a PC or Mac (...
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How is formatting an SD card different on Mac than on Windows?

I recently ran into a situation where my SD card for my DSLR is full. I had already taken a backup of my photos inside the card and from what I have learned after reading some of the guides online ...
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What's causing my camera to slow down AFTER the image was saved?

I tested my Nikon D800 with a SanDisk Ultra 64 GB 80 MB/s SD card. I have a device which measures time and is triggered by the green LED light on the back of my camera which indicates that it's ...
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SD Card speed degrading and doesn't work on one of my cameras: can I do something?

I have a SanDisk SD Card 64gb UHS 3, 3 years old. From someday, it became unusable on a Panasonic Lx100 — but it works right on my other camera (a Pentax K-70). On the LX10, I get an error: "Error ...
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How do I tell my new Windows 10 PC to import images via SD card or card reader when I insert a card?

I upgraded to a new Windows 10 PC recently, but now I can't figure out how to import pictures from my SD card. On my old PC, an AutoPlay window popped up as soon as a card was inserted into the ...
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How long can an SD card last in salt water?

I dropped my camera in the ocean (Don't care about the camera and shame on me). I'm trying to get a scuba diver now. It's been in there for 24 hours, as of this post.
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Toshiba FlashAir experiences

Has anybody used a Toshiba FlashAir SD card? Specifically, I'd like to know: 1) Can the card be configured to interact directly with a Mac? Or, put another way, is the card usable without connecting ...
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Is it better, for durability, to remove card+battery or to connect to charger via USB-C?

I have a Canon camera that has USB-C port supporting both connection to computer and charging. Furthermore, the SD card and battery are removable and can be used externally. Which is a better ...
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Why is my D7000 showing duplicate images in playback?

I have my D7000 set to use its second SD Card slot to back up and I am shooting in raw (NEF). Every image is shown twice in playback mode, and when the images are imported to Photos (MacOS). This ...
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How to stop Canon 5D Mk IV from switching to SD card automatically when CF card is removed?

I have both a CF and an SD card in a 5D Mk IV when shooting. "Record func+card/folder sel." is set to "Standard" and the camera is set to use the CF card. However, whenever I turn off the camera and ...
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How to fix memory card error on Canon camera?

I have a Canon EOS 550D and cannot get two different memory cards to work. The first one is SanDisk Extreeme, microSDXC 1, 64 GB and the second is a Verbatim SDHC class 4, 8GB. The situation with the ...
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Trouble deleting videos from Sony camera

I've run into the "unable to display" problem a few times, where I've moved photos from the SD card to my computer. Then when I put the SD card back in the camera, the files are out of sync with the ...
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Cameras that are actually known bugged regarding in-camera file deletion

A lot of anecdotes abound about SD or CF card filesystems being corrupted after either deleting junk files in-camera, modifying the card contents on a PC and returning it to the camera, or using an on-...
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How to transfer images from Nikon D3300 to external devices? [duplicate]

I would like help with the best method of transferring images (RAW & jpeg) from my Nikon D3300 to an external hard drive and/or to my iPad Pro (2018) when traveling. I used to carry a laptop and ...
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Is the Fujifilm FinePix XP150 compatible with UHS-I cards?

I want to upgrade the SD card that I use in my camera, but I don't know if the card that I want to buy will work in this model. On Fujifilm Memory Cards: XP Series page http://www.fujifilm.com/...
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Can a 64 GB memory card be used in a Nikon D80?

I am attempting to format a 64 GB SD memory card for an upcoming trip. Using the instructions provided by Nikon, I receive a flashing "FULL" and 0 frames/pictures after formatting. What can I do to ...
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About Card's write protect switch in Canon EOS 70D

In my Canon EOS 70D camera, when I insert the SD memory card, the screen shows Card's write protect switch is set to lock. This is in spite of having pushed the card's lock switch up.. The card works ...
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What can I do when I suddenly cannot view older photos taken with my camera while on vacation?

So I am currently on vacation and taking photos as usual and all of a sudden my camera is not showing my old photos (from the current trip) and when I try to scroll back it just gets stuck on busy. ...
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How to recover footage from a bent SD card?

I have an SD card that was left in a MacBook Pro and subsequently bent directly across the lining of where the SD card sticks out from the SD card slot. The card is not detected by computer or camera, ...
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Deleting images from a card - bad practice? [duplicate]

I stumbled across this article today which said: It’s bad practice to delete images from your SD cards since it can lead to corrupted data. Instead, you want to format (or re-format) your cards ...
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Confused about Speeds in SD Card Specs

I'm looking at buying some SD cards and am having some difficulty with the quoted speeds. For example, take this card: It has a V30 video speed class, a C10 speed class, UHS 3 speed class and 95MB/s. ...
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Is it practical to transfer thousands of photos via WiFi? What about 4K video?

Suppose I take 5000 photos a day. I'm willing to buy a computer without SD card reader and USB-A (only type C). I need to know an estimation of how much time it'd take to transfer those 5000 photos ...
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Why do different ISO images have different file sizes? [duplicate]

I set the ISO on my Canon 6D to 200: 1081 estimated shots remaining. I set the ISO to "auto": 728 estimated shots remaining. I'm shooting in RAW, if that makes a difference.
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Any recommendations for how to choose a data recovery company [closed]

I have an SD card that suddenly cannot be read. There are several sentimental photos on there. I tried the recovery tools from the manufacturer's website as well as several 3rd party tools. None of ...
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Transfer from Compact Flash or SD Card?

I have a 7D MkII. I store on both SD and compact flash, which seem like a good redundancy feature. Thus far I have only been popping out the SD card and plugging it into my MACBOOK to Transfer files....
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How to update the A-GPS file on Nikon 5300?

I want to update my Nikon 5300's A-GPS file. At http://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.com/en/download/fw/111.html I clicked "Nikon 5300", accepted the license, and pressed "Download", which downloaded a ...
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SD card will not click into place

I think this is a repair job, but thought I'd throw a question anyhow! I have a Panasonic lumix gx80 /85 which is just over a year old. I have not dropped or mistreated it, but now I find that the SD ...
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Help recovering Nikon raw files (.nef) from corrupted sd card [duplicate]

I have come back from a family vacation looking forward to put my hands on this problem: I was shooting with my Nikon D600 camera and a dreadful message showed up (card err). I changed to a different ...
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Can I use a SanDisk 64GB microSDHC Extreme Plus Memory on a Canon 70D DSLR?

I bought this SD card at Walmart mistaking it for the SanDisk Extreme Pro , the one sd card everyone uses on the Canon 70D, and well, I'm wondering if its campitable with the camera?
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Why am I getting a "Card Error" with my Nikon D7200 with multiple cards in both card slots?

I have a Nikon D7200. I've been having this issue since I bought it (close to a year ago) where after taking X pictures (X being anywhere from 10 to 200), I get a "Card Error" and it refuses to take ...
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SD card becoming write protected on Nikon D5200

I have a Nikon D5200, I am not able to delete photos on the SD card when it's connected to the computer. It shows, "The memory card is write protected." I had searched on the net and found an article ...
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Can I keep using a corrupted SD card?

So I just came back from a shoot, put my SD card in my card reader and copied the files from the card to my computer. At least I tried to, but after the first image Windows reported an error message ...
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How can I transfer photos from camera to iPhone?

I know how to copy photos from SD card to my laptop. But how can I move them to my new iPhone 7 plus? Thanks in advance!
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How do I tell which memory card is better for burst shooting?

These cards are of the same brand, both are type "SD HC", both also have the little 10 in a circle (which if I have understood things correctly is some measurement of the speed of the card). But the ...
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What are these strange folders in my SD card's DCIM folder?

I'm using a Canon 600D for photoshoots and went to back up images of my last few practice sessions. Using a USB SD card reader, the files in the image below made themselves apparent. I'm not sure if ...
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