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Subject: digital camera help
Date Posted: 12/30/2009 3:09 PM ET
Member Since: 6/26/2007
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got a polaroid i1037 camera for Christmas. This is my first experience with a sd card. Of course, the guide says polaroid brand cards are recommended. I bought a Sandisk sd card yesterday. The package says it is compatible with all sd devices. The camera guide says to put it in face side up. I did that and had trouble getting it to go in at all. The card wouldn't go all the way and was a bit stuck. I got help getting it back out. Looking at the little picture on the camera itself, it appears the corner that looks like it got cut off by scissors should be on the left. However, that would require the face side to be down. This makes sense by examining the camera. I'm worried about pushing the card so far in I'll have to open the camera up or something to get it back out. As I said before, this is my first time dealing with a sd card. I very much need help.

In the guide manual, the lens side of the camera is facing down. The face side of the sd card then goes in facing you. When I turn the card the other way (opposite of what guide say to do) it does slip in easy. I'm worried since this is opposite of how the guide lists.
Sorry if this isn't an appropiate topic for the forum.
Date Posted: 12/30/2009 7:46 PM ET
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Where your SD card goes in, does SD appear anywhere near the opening ?  If it does, put the SD with the label side next to the "SD" on the camera.  The only other thing take it the store and they should be able to help you.

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 10:05 AM ET
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No, I don't see SD anywhere. I guess I will have to get help from a store.

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 9:52 PM ET
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Usually there's a little picture by the slot the card goes into.  It'll show you which way the cut off corner is supposed to be to put it in the camera.  It should go in easy and "click" in.  If you're having trouble, just go by a store and stop at their electronics counter or the camera counter if they have like a Kodak kiosk.  Someone there can help you out.

Date Posted: 1/2/2010 11:26 AM ET
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It needs to go in with the copper connections facing downward so that means there's only two ways you can try.  Normally they are designed so they won't go in unless you have it the right way.  It is a tight fit requiring that last little push, but  you shouldn't have to force it.

For peace of mind, you may well be better off visiting the camera section of an electronics store.

Subject: digital cameras
Date Posted: 1/14/2010 12:36 AM ET
Member Since: 11/18/2005
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They generally only go in one way....

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