Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?

XD Card I own Olympus C50-50 Zoom CAMEDIAWhy, I can not format 1or2GB XD card !

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The problem is that the largest xD card that your camera can support is an M or H 512mb card. The 1gb or 2gb card is not compatible. The camera came out long before these cards were in existence and therefore the firmware in the camera cannot support storage that large.
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