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Indigo Indigo is offline
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Question SDHC Stuck! - 05-22-2009, 01:23 PM

Anyone know of any tricks I can use to remove a stuck SDHC memory blank? The kids inserted a blank from another device and now we are unable to remove it. Do I need to remove the back panel or something?
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Default stuck SDHC - 05-22-2009, 01:36 PM

go to radio shack and get yourself a pair of electronics tweezers... the thinnest you can find that will still be sturdy... slip either side of the tweezers onto either side of the card and pinch and pull out slowly... had this happen to me, but was able to get it out using the above method... just remember... don't stick the tweezer in too far... you can damage the pins on the reader if you go in more than half an inch... good luck!

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Default 05-22-2009, 01:39 PM

Thanks for the quick reply. I'll give it a go.
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Default 05-24-2009, 10:50 PM

Yeah, the sd slots seem to need to be broken in, at first my sd cards were tricky going in and out, but after 12 or so insertions/removals its buttery now. Be sure and activate the click to release it, by pushing it in frist!


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Talking 05-27-2009, 11:15 PM

Thanks pkorsberg. It worked like a champ.
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Default I had the same issue - 05-29-2009, 09:25 PM

I used a paper clip to get behind the blank card and it poped out - just a Mcgiver idea incase it happens agian



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Default 05-29-2009, 09:58 PM

You do know that you have to push the card in a bit to release it, yes?

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