Having problems with your Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z1 Digital Camera ?

Have a minolta Dimage 10X digital zoom 3.2 megapixel camera. When I turn the camera on it gives me the message can't read card.


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Assuming this is an SD card, it may be that you are trying to use a high-capacity SDHC card in a camera which doesn't understand it. SDHC is not backwards compatible with SD.

A card with too large a memory may cause this message, even if it is a compatible type. Memory sizes have shot up recently, and even relatively young cameras may not be able to cope with the memories offered by the latest cards.

Another possibility is that the card (if new) has not been formatted, or (if used before) it may have become corrupted. The solution here is to format it, using the camera's inbuilt function for this purpose. This will effectively erase anything on the card, but it sounds like you have lost that anyway.
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