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I formatted cf card in canon eos 400d and now the camera

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I formatted cf card in canon eos 400d and now the camera does not work
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

Hi. My name is*****'m a camera repair technician with over 20 years in the business and I'll be glad to help you with your question today.

With the card out and the door open, use a flashlight to look into the card slot and see if any of the pins at the bottom are bent.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No everything looks OK in there.
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

Normally, when this happens, it's due to pin damage. If that's not the case, the camera will need to be looked at by a technician to troubleshoot and identify the problem. Unfortunately, I can't recommend any shops in Australia but you might want to check locally for a repair shop before sending to Canon for repair. If you do decide to send it to Canon, check first to make sure they still work on these.

Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

Just a note to see if I can be of any further assistance?

Rick