Having problems with your Pentax *ist DS Digital Camera ?
Pentax IST DS & 2 GB SD cards
\015 I have run into my first memory card problem with the *ist DS and am hoping someone can help me.When use 2G SD card and there is less 1G left on the card(may be 900 mb). After that I cann't shoot any more. It just show "The image is not stored".\015\012I am pretty sure that there are 1G(memory space) on this card. So anyone can tall me what go wrong.\015\012\015\012regards\015
Probably card problem. My ist ds2 works fine with a 2g card. Had to update to firmware version 1.02, in order to use sdhc cards with higher-than-2g capacity.
You need to upgrade the firmware on the camera. The latest versions will support cards bigger than 1GB; as delivered 1GB was the max.
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