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Nikon coolpix P80. Powers up but states insert memory card. It has a memory card in it, that works in my other camera


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Cameras and memory cards are really touchy with each other. It could be same kind of card required for each camera but some cameras just won't accept some brands of cards. Do check the metal terminals in the card slot to make sure they are not black, corroeded, sooted, or bent or broken. If they look ok, then try a different brand card.
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Camera does not work when memory card is inserted


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Dear friend.\015\012 here its a problam in mem card or a sellaction of format try to fromat yr mem card in fat16 format and then try with this methord..\015\012\015\012don't forget to vote me.. thanks advance.\015\012jo_ ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5 Digital Camera

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Camera does not work when memory card is inserted


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Camera does not work when memory card is inserted


Just look in the slot for a short circuit. some times it does hapen on cf cards or on xd cards. ... Olympus EVOLT E-300 (Double Lens Kit) Digital Camera

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