I asked about it in “storage” part of a forum about 2 weeks ago, hoping that my problem can be resolved without sending the camera to the repair. But it wasn’t and I sent the camera to the service …I got it back yesterday, AND THE PROBLEM STILL HASN’T BEEN RESOLVED!!!! HELP!!!
The camera works, as far as taking pictures … but I can’t transfer those pictures to the computer. The pictures are unreadable to the computer. I’ve tried 2 different CF cards, 3 different computers, 2 different card readers, and transferring directly from the camera with a USB cable. I was able to transfer JPGs with a direct USB connection, but half of them were corrupted. RAWs are undetectable at all to the computer using all three ways of transfer.
Also, when I recovered images with the recovery program and had problems opening them, I had developer of that recovery program look at those files and even he couldn’t figure out what was wrong with them.
The thing is that for three years I had no problems transferring pictures with a card reader, working with RAW format, nor had any corrupted images. It’s not that I don’t know what I’m doing … I’m not new at that, I had it all working before.
At the repair service they replaced the CF card slot, and obviously that didn’t help.
In my opinion the problem is not mechanical but some kind of programming glitch. In that in mind I tried to refresh the firmware (I have the current version) but I wasn’t successful. The camera kept getting stack and would not perform the “update”.
Have any of you had or heard of a problem like that? Or has any idea, what could be wrong?
I'll appreciate any suggestions.