Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18K Digital Camera ?

SDHC Memory Card error

\015 Have new (< 1 month) FZ18. All's fine up to 1Gb card.\015\012Purcahsed new 4Gb SDHC, but gives a "Memory Card Error. Memory Card Parameter Error". \015\012Can't get past this to do anything with the camera.\015\012Card works OK in computer via the supplied USB2 reader.\015\012Tried re-formatting with Panasonic's program downloaded via link on http://panasonic.co.jp/pavc/global/cs.\015\012Problem still unresolved.\015\012Is there anything else I can do before accepting I got a dud card even though it seems OK on the computer (Windows XP)? \015\012Seems hard to believe the camera would be at fault. My past experience with Panasonic cameras is excellent.\015\012(Similar thread running on FX-01)\015

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I had exactly the same problem with a 2 year old LX-1. The card worked fine on the computer, formated no problem but would not work in the camera.
\015\012I took a can of air and used maybe 3 one second bursts to blow out the card slot. Card immediately started working.
\015\012
\015\012-prmolina
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