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We found an old Sony Cybershot DSC - S30 camera laying around in our office. I was going to let my young son play with it as he would like a digital camera. I kept getting the memory stick error message. I ordered a new memory stick PRO Duo for it with a 4GB disk. It still shows the error message. Neither the old 4MB stick or the new Duo stick will allow the camera to format the memory stick. Any ideas??


Answers :

Hi,
DSC-S30 is an old digital camera that supports up to 128MB memory stick. Its hardware does not support 4GB memory stick.
Click Sony Support to get Mmeory Stick Compatibility Chart, click on Cybershot digital still camera icon on that chart and see DSC-S30 model number in approx middle of that page that clearly shows that this camera supports 32MB, 64MB and 128MB memory stick/ card.
You can buy 128MB memory stick from HERE for this camera.
Hope these info will help you.
Thanks.



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