Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
Put a new memory disk in my camera and it will not work. Why?
You need to format the card in the camera before using it.
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Memory card Our old memory card stopped working in the camera. It said "memory card error". I bought a new card, 8gb duracell sdhc card, and when I put it in it said"memory card error" again. I tried formatting the card but it would not allow me to. I put the card in my computer and the new one works fine. I gave the old card to my brother in law to look at it, but he is on vacation, so I can't test it in my computer. I put the card that came with the camera in and it works fine, but it is a mmc
Unfortunately, the A520 does not support SD memory cards with more than 2GB capacity, and doesn't support SDHC at all. (1GB max for MMC cards.) I know memory is much cheaper than when the camera first came out, but in 2005 2GB was about as large as y ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Samsung s630 Wel It wont work with the memory card but with out it, it does they're 2 brand new and should word together. San disk sd card 2gb. When I put it in the camera turns on ok gets the lens out and then nothing happens the screan stays dark and no butons works. To get it working again I get the card out and the it works but not enough 9 pictures I want to be able to take more. What should I do ? please answer quick I'd like to used it soon ! Thank's Chela
About the memory cards to be used with this camera, those could be: - MMC / SD card (Up to 2GB Guaranteed)- SDHC card (Up to 4GB Guaranteed)\015\012Some cards are not compatible according to the memory cardmanufacturer a ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera
Memory card Hi, I bought a larger memory card for my Umax Astrapix 530 camera. I put it in and turned on the camera and it just freezes. I guessed that I needed to formatt it, but the buttons on the camera wont work with new card in. Once I put the old card in which is 64mb it works fine, but the new card is 2GB. What's wrong and how can I use it please?Thanks
Hello\015\012\015\012Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If \015\012not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from \015\012Amazon.com or Buy.com\015\012 ... Umax AstraPix 530 Digital Camera
GE C1033 I have a memory card that when I put in the camera, it gives me a "card error". I can put this in another camera and will work just fine. Is there a way to reset the camera? The internal memory works just fine and I have bought a new memory card ans till get the same error.
Most cameras need the card to be formatted in the camera to get it to work with the camera's operating system. This will erase the card so download any pics you want to save first. ... GE C1033 Digital Camera
I have a SAMSUNG i70, which is under a year old and worked brilliantly as a camera. But when i put in a new memory stick for MP3 uses, and loaded music, it worked but then crashes when i change a couple songs. The camera aspect still works fine, and if i use the couple songs on my first memory stick it works. I asked currys (who i bought the card from), and i was made to formatt it then reload the music, but it's still happening. But as i i said it's new, and the other functions work. what coul
It says it supports all mp3 versions (including VBR) but maybe you should try the digimax software (included) to convert to thr right version. Apparently there is a limit: 900 file limit, 100 folder limit and filenames are limited to 255 characters. ... Digital Cameras
Put a new memory disk in my camera and it will not work. Why?
You need to format the card in the camera before using it. ... Digital Cameras
Hi, I have a Pentax Optio WPI and using ACDC viewer. After upgrading on my computer at home it now says that the memory disk is not formatted and I cannot view pictures on my computer. I try to format the disk and it tries and then says it cannot. I put the card in a reader and it will not work either. The camera, disk and reader all work on my computer at work. I contacted Pentax and they said it was not a problem with the camera. Any thoughts on how to fix this on my home computer? Please hel
It is quite possible that your home system does have a virus in the system causing a registry issue. If possible use a good anti virus as the one at your work place and doa scan to trace out any malwares in the PC. You can also down load a registry c ... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera
Memory issue Its own internal memory works fine but when I put a new sandisk 4GB sdhc class 4 into the camera It asks me to format it. so when I continue to format, it says memory card unusable [insert new memory card] so i tried using a micro using an adapter and got the same resaults. Does this sound like a camera issue or memory?
Please confirm the model # so that I can check whether the large capacity memory cards are compatible with your camera. ... Kodak Digital Cameras
Hi there. i have a canon ixus 30 camera. i brought a brand new 4gb memory card for it. when i put it in the camera it says 'memory card error'. i read somewhere that formatting it helps but when i tried to format it on the camera it doesnt work because the format word is blacked out. i also tried formatting the card on my computer. it formatted it but when i put it back in the camera it still came up with the same error message. what can i do to fix this so i can take pictures etc??????
Many people are unaware that the newer SDHC format cannot be used with most older cameras. Your camera was manufactured well before the SDHC format came out. I'm sorry, but there's no way that a 4GB SDHC card will work with your camera, it just doe ... Canon PowerShot SD200 / IXUS 30 Digital Camera
I just purchased a Scan Disk Ultra II 15 mb 2gb memory card for my camera and when I insert it into the camera it comes up with memory card error please check the card but when I got my co-worker insert it into his palm pilot it worked and I also put it into my computer and it was readable. Is there someting on the camera I need to do to get it to work?
Clean the card reader of the camera,chaque the contacts. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80 Digital Camera
Communication error I was in process of downloading pics from my camera to the computer and had to put in a different memory disk into the computer. I have downloaded pics from this dis disk before but now all I get ia a message that says "Communication error" on the camera screen. the battery has a full charge, i have tried taking it out and putting it back in, removed the battery and put it back in. I even tried a brand new cable!! Any one can help!!! thanks kim
Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or conne ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera
I took my memory card out of my camera,erased what was on it, add new pictures from my computer,to it,then put the memory card back in to the camera,and hooked the camera up to my television so I could view the pictures. But the card keeps saying "no image" when I start to view. But when I check the memory card on the computer,it's showing that all the pictures are on there. Not sure what to do. I know the memory card works,because I took a picture and it showed up on the television.
Your mistake was in assuming your camera would recognize any information your computer put on the card. It won't because of the difference in the operating systems. To get your card to work properly in your camera again, you will have to format it in ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
I have one of the first digital cameras which I bought over 8 years ago from AOL. When I use a new disk in the camera it works fine, when I insert the disk into my computer running Windows XP and upload the photos all is find, but when I put the disk back in my camera I get an error message 004. Please advise as I have tried to format the disks to be able to reuse them but have had no luck.
I think that the xp os reconfigures the disc to a readable format. hence it doesent work backwards.if you try it on windows nt, it should start working ... Digital Cameras
I have a canon eos 20d. I used a different memory card reader to download pictures onto my pc. When I put the memory card back into my camera, I got a CF reading. I bought a new one and tried to format the new memory card. It wouldn't work either, it couldn't format the new card. Sometimes it says err 99 but if I remove the battery that goes away and it just says err cf
Check the pins in the memory card slot. It sounds like a pin is bent causing a short. ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera with 17-85mm Lens
Brand new outa the box; memory card reading error, cannot take image. memory card also brand new bought today. I put in a memory card from my friends camera; SX20is works? dumbfounded
... Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera
Purchased camera in March and working great until yesterday. Took a batch of pictures yesterday but was not able to download most of them to my computer. Got computer message "there are no images in the camera or memory card that match download conditions". Also couldn't download on a second computer. All pictures display on the camera playback feature. Put memory card into a Canon digital and they display and was able to download all photos using Canon. Deleted card and took new sample photo
Sounds like you're switching the same card between cameras. Rule #1...one card per camera. Format the card in the camera it is to be used in. There is no Rule #2. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera
Hi Team hve a problem with Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera - put in new memory card (original) and since cant get camera to work - I think the said camera is almost new - but I get error message -CARD ERROR - when asked to format? - please help? Paul
You need to format a card in the camera to erase and optimize it for the camera. Go into the menu and scroll to "format" and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera
Using Sony CD-Rs I continue to get Disc Error messages after a few pictures, and then the pictures already taken are no longer available for download. Loosing many photos this way. Put in a new disc and it works for a while only to do this again. Had some previous problems similar to this with Memorex CD-RWs but it is getting worse and worse. Is this a repairable defect? This is a fairly new camera. Wish I had a memory stick instead of the CD memory!!
It sounds optical lens is dirty and requires cleaning, if cleaning does not help or improve camera performance then optical block will be replaced that is bit expensive. Hope this camera would be under warranty so ask warranty cover from Sony or Stor ... Sony Mavica MVC-CD500 Digital Camera
I have a kodak easy share 740 digital camera...I bought a new 4 gig memory for it...but when I put it in...it says it has to be formatted..you click continue ..and it brings me back to the it needs to be formatted screen..I tried it with 2 memory cards...and they do work in another camera...so obviously it's the kodak having some problems...what can you suggest to try please & ty?
This\302\240assumes it's a Z740.The Z740 is designed to work with SD cards. Your 4GB card is actually an SDHC card. While it fits into the slot it won't work. You need to go with SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Digital Cameras
Camera droped, took 3 or 4 pictures, stopped working all together,put new batteries , still no sign of life.the model# is DSC-W5,2-589570-11,outside of camera scratched,no dent,hit near the battery holder and where the magicgate memory stick pro goes into camera.the coverslides out and pops up for battery and memory stick inserts.
... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera
Memory card I have a sandisk memeory card I use that is 1gb ultra and i can put that in my computer and it pulls it up right away. But when I use a 4gb or 8gb I can take the pictures but my computer will not pull pictures up or recognize the disk. Is there only certain sizes I should use in my 1285 camera? Once I saw my camera say does not recognize that format? All the san disks I have are brand new as well.
I have looked at the specs for your camera and you should be ok, if you are using SD or SDHC memory cards. As far as the computer you are using to read the cards, not enough info. to comment on that. One possible way to see your pictures on the 4gb ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera
No image my camera works as far as viewing what is on the memory stick, and settings can be changed also however there in no screen image when you try to take a picture and when you do the image is just black. brand new batteries put in. can view memory card pics but have a blank screen and it switches off when i put it onto photo setting
While in picture taking mode, press that button. It will restore your viewer. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P73 Digital Camera
Every time I put in a new memory card (this time I put in a 2gb Sandisk memory card) in this camera it always shuts off and I have to take out the batteries to get it working? What's wrong and what should I do?
My 33LF had the same problem with a 1gb Memory Card. I have replaced it with a 512mb card and it seems to be working perfectly. I was told that the capacity of the 1gb card exceeds the capacity of the camera. ... Pentax Optio 33LF Digital Camera
We just received our brand new canon t3i in the mail. We formatted the card (a 2GB 700X Professional High Speed Error Free (SD) Memory Card Class 10) and immediately started shooting to test out the camera. Everything seemed to work fine until we tried to apply a filter to one of the photos. The entire camera froze. We even tried turning the camera off and it would not shut off. We ended up having to take the battery out and put it back in. When we did and turned the camera back on we received a
Sounds like there was an error while the camera was writing information to the card. You can try reformatting the card using a computer and a card reader, then replace it in the camera and format it from the menu. If that doesn't work and the camera ... Canon EOS 600D Rebel T3i Digital Camera
My Kodak EasyShare C142 keeps telling me that it cannot read the 2G memory card. I have had the same memory card since I bought the camera new 2 months ago I just took pics with it 2 days ago and when I powered it up today it is giving me an error saying that the memory card in "unreadable". I tried another card and the same thing. I checked the cards by putting them in a memory stick and both cards work fine. Can you please let me know if there is anything I can do to fix it? Thanks! Brad
My camera keeps telling me the internal memory is full ... Kodak EasyShare C142 Digital Camera