Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

My Optio M20 - is in Card Locked mode. No amount of reading the manual and going to - playback, protect, OK - delivers anything but "Card locked"? No option to arrow to - Card unlock ever appears? Thank you, Tom


Answers :

It's not the camera, it's the memory card.

SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again. If that doesn't work, try a different card.
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