02-07-2012 06:09 PM
My Sandisk Extreme Pro 16GB CF card is not being recognized by my camera. I shot today, uploaded the images to my computer and put the card back into the camera - my usual procedure. This time the camera returned an error message stating the card needed to be formatted, but then would not format the card because "the card is faulty". I tried the card in my other camera and received the same error message. I placed the card back into the card reader and the computer recognizes the card. I’ve known cards to fail in camera and know how to attempt recovery of images, but I’ve never encountered this particular issue. I have four other Sandisk CF cards and these are performing as usual. Camera #1: Canon 5D-Mark II; Camera #2: Canon 5D. I’ve had the 16GB card for approximately 6 months. Any ideas?
03-08-2012 03:58 AM
I'm in exactly the same state. I have six Extreme Pro 16GB 90/MB/s cards and during a shoot last week one had exactly the same failure. No cameras will read the card, nor will any PC's.
Am really unimpressed to see I'm not alone
03-20-2012 07:54 PM
I'm furious because I've lost 3 cards so far. They are all Sandisk 32 Gig cards. I shot with one and the same day my computer won't recognize the card. Then I put it in my camera and it says that I need to format the card. So I can't get video clips off the card now. I was working for a client so this is not cool. I was told not to fill up the card by a guy working at Calumet in Boston. Don't you allthink that Sandisk should be responsible for getting our data back? Any tips on making sure cards don't fail would be much appreciated.
05-01-2012 06:09 AM - edited 05-01-2012 06:10 AM
Same here guys, I'm using Canon 5D mk II, 32GB.
05-01-2012 07:03 AM
11-08-2012 09:24 PM
I am new to the SanDisk forum, but I have a problem similar to this thread. I notice that the last posting was in May 2012. Does that mean there was a solution found to an Extreme Pro card not being recognized by camera or computer? I have lost quite a few photos on such a card, and no one seem able to recover them. Does SanDisk respond to these posts?