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Hi. Help for a 'dummy' just purchases a new technica pro digi camera and i the book refers to 'formatting' my 4gb sdhc card. How do i do this? Many thanks anticipating your help


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You only have to format the card if it needs it if you do hit the menu button the find the setup tab scroll down to format it might ask you internal or card select card it will tell you that formatting the card will erase all photos on it if none are on there that you care about than proceed with the format.hope this helps
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Hi. Help for a 'dummy' just purchases a new technica pro digi camera and i the book refers to 'formatting' my 4gb sdhc card. How do i do this? Many thanks anticipating your help


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I have a new Lexar 4GB Platinum 11 SDHC card and my Kidak Easyshare C643 can't seem to format the new card. Can you help? I get into menu and click on the format tag but the camera goes no further just round and round the formatting cycle.


The C643 works with MMC and SD cards, not with SDHC cards. You need to go with cards 2GB and smaller. ... Kodak EasyShare C643 Digital Camera

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It cannot use a card larger than 2GB. Format the card in the camera. Insert it into a card reader and change the partition side to slightly under 2GB. The problem is FAT16 does not support more than 64K sectors of size 32K. ... Nikon Coolpix 5400 Digital Camera

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Format error I have a Samsung digimax A40 camera. I 've just purchased a Lexar 4gb SDHC card. When I've tried to format the card for use, the screen comes up initially with "card error", then a screen to format - yes/no. When I press on yes, it takes a few moments and then comes up with Format Error, and turns itself off. Any suggestions on how to overcome this? We are heading away on holiday soon and wanted a bigger sd card as I currently only have a 256mb card in it. Thanks, Tracey.


I don't believe the camera can handle a card of that size. I believe the camera only supports up to 512MB cards, anything above that is not guaranteed. \015\012\015\012 ... Samsung Digimax A40 Digital Camera

I have got samsung NV5, just bought a 4gb memory card (SDHC), it says card error! please help


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Hi, I purchased a FinePix S2500HD recently and a Class10 32GB Adata SDHC card. The camera works fine with the internal memory when the SDHC card is not inserted. But when I insert the SDHC card, it comes up with "Card Error". When I proceed to format the card, it gives me "Protected Card" error. Is this because of any known incompatibility issues between the two? Any help on this issue will be appreciated. Regards, KK


The specs for your camera say that an SDHC card up to 8GB may be used....not 32GB! ... FUJIFILM FinePix S2500HD / S2600HD Digital Camera

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

My Lumix DMC FZ30 use to work using a 4gb SDHC SanDisk card, but now says, "Memory card error please check the card". However, the card works fine in any other cameras. A small pocket Fujifilm camera for example. I was told to reformat the card in the camera, but I'm unable to use any part of the FZ30 camera while the card is inserted and on. Please help as I want to use my 4gb card and not just the 2gb ones which work fine so I know it's not a problem with the camera reading memory cards, just


Memory cards have a limited life. If you've been using it a lot and erasing it or formatting it, it probably is just worn out. Take it to a camera shop and try a new card. If that works, go to a discount store and buy a new one. It will cost less ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 Digital Camera

Ive got a vivital vivicam 5100, and i have a 4gb sd memory card that will fit this camera. i know that the memory card has to be formatted in order for it to work but i cant work out how to format it!!!!! the instructions that came with the camera arent exactly helpful either PLEASE HELP


If your camera can indeed use a 4GB card (your manual will tell you if it can), to format it, simply go into the menu and find "format"and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Vivitar VIVICAM 5188 PINK BNIB Digital Camera

My Samsung Digimax A7 camera will not load memory cards. I insert a card and then turn on the device, which prompts a format for the card then I hit yes, the camera thinks for awhile then just turns off. When the camera is turned back on the card is not formatted. I have two different cards I have tried one is a SanDisk Ultra 4GB 15mb/s, and an SanDisk SDHC Card 8GB. Any assistance would be appreciated.


The Digimax A7 may not be compatible with "High Capacity" SD Cards (SDHC). If this is the case you will need to locate an SD card that is 2GB or less in size as anything larger than this is a high capacity card. ... Samsung Digimax A7 Digital Camera

I carent get a memory card to work at all. Tried a 2gb and it comes up with ERROR and askes if i wanna format the card, so I formated the card, and it went to picture display screen, took a photo and it came up with ERROR again. I then tried a 4gb card and when I turned on the camera and it just displays vivitar logo permanently. Camera works fine with no memory card in. Vivitar 3750 model thanks for all your help.


These cards is too much for the cam can hold and would cause errors just like u said try 512mb memory card or even less should work good and then clean it up by downloading all on ur pc and re use it i use 128mb even for mine lol,hope that helped ty ... Vivitar ViviCam 3750 Digital Camera

I just bought a new nexxtech 16gb sdhc memory and everytime i turn on my camera it says the memory needs to be formatted. after choosing "continue" when it says formatting will delete everything it shows then formatting screen then says the memory card needs to be formatted... again. i've gone through this whole song and dance at least 30 times and still nothing. it's a brand new memory card so i don't know what the problem is. help please?


I would check your C663 manual to make sure your camera is capable of reading a 16GB card. Because thats a fairly large drive for such a a legacy camera I would also insert the card in your PC and format it there to make sure it is functional. Mayb ... Kodak EasyShare C663 Digital Camera

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The Canon A430 uses MMC and SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot they are electronically incompatible and will not work. You need to use SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera

I tried using a 4GB SDHC card on my Kodak Easyshare CX6330 and it went into a state of perpetual formatting. The card now does not work on any reader i have. Is there a way i can reset the card or manually format it for the camera?


The CX6330 is designed to work with SD and MMC cards. It will not work with SDHC cards. You need to use SD cards 2GB and smaller.You cannot use the card on the camera. If you have a card reader or other device compatible with SDHC cards, ... Kodak EasyShare CX6330 Digital Camera

Bought a olympus c8080 wide zoom at pawn shop. works great but only had a 64 mb kodak flash card. I went and got a 4gb .Its a sandisk and when i put it in its says card set up ..power off..and format. go to format ..says yes or no.....so i hit yes and it says caution erasing all?? hit yes...then it says cf card error??? help please lol


Try a smaller card. Olympus web site lists compatible cards, and although they don't always list all cards, the only 4gb card they list is a microdrive. \015\012\015\012 ... Olympus Camedia C-8080 Wide Zoom Digital Camera

My c703 won't format a new memory card. The old memory card is full (2GB), but I've tried two NEW Lexar 4GB cards and neither will format. Help!


Hi,\015\012The reason neither 4GB card will format is because that camera is only able to support, at most, a 2GB card. I'd suggest returning the 4GB card and getting another 2GB one. ... Kodak EasyShare C703 Digital Camera

When I turn on my BRAND NEW Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT2 camera, I get the message "This card is not formatted with this camera and not suitable for movie recording" It is a 4Gb card, supplied with the camera. How do I format it or do I need to replace it? or ???? Thank you in anticipation


Go to camera Menu and look for memory card settings/ format option, select format and press OK to format memory card. ... Digital Cameras

My Kodak C190 will not read the card. I cannot format it in the camera because IT WON'T READ IT IN THE CAMERA. I keep seeing the same answer - "format in the camera" - but it can't read it. Now what ? I have I tried three other cards of varying sizes - 2gb, 4gb, 8gb, and 16gb - none were able to be read. The camera works fine with its internal memory, but that doesn't hold much at all. Any help would be great - Thanks


Can`t you format it on your PC ... Kodak Easyshare C190 12MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and 2.7-inch LCD

Iv just bough a 4gb SD card for my for my hitachi DZ-BX35E. When i try to format it though it said card error and doesnt complete the formatting. So i need some help please.


I'm not really familiar w/ your Video Camera. But you 4gb SD card can take about 24,000 still pictures. From what I understand, the SD card is only for take still pictures and not videos. The Video Camera is designed to use the Digital Video discs ... Hitachi Digital Cameras

I have a 32gb SDHC card and it works perfectly in a usb card reader (read, write, format...), but my Canon 500d just can't use it, nor format it. Can you help?


Check your owner's manual for the highest card capacity your camera can take. ... Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i Digital Camera

Hi I have just 4GB SDHC memory card in my D50 and it shows''CHA'' in the brackets for the number of shots. I have tried formatting it from the camera, but this doesn't make any difference. Is it possible to use an SDHC card with this camera? Nick


Hi, I am not an expert. But I just had the same problem. Far as I can tell the D50 does not support SDHC, it was made before the SDHC technology came out. Pentax offers an upgrade to support it for their cameras, so perhaps Nikon will too, though ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens
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