Having problems with your Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera ?

When Iturn it on the screen go blank and say card lack it is a pentax Optio S5I digetal camara


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Look at your memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
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When Iturn it on the screen go blank and say card lack it is a pentax Optio S5I digetal camara


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Orange padlock comes up on screen for the Pentax Optio S5i everytime we try to access any buttons. We have tried reseting the camera without luck and the memory cards successfully play images on digital picture frame even though they won't on the camera.


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Memory card error displayed on screen - Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera


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It says card locked when i turn on camera - Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera


SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. ... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

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Optio E10 When I turn my camera on I get an error message that says "memory card error", I purchased a new memory card but still get the same error message...any suggestions? I have the exact same problem with my Pentax Optio S7. I turn on the camera and it displays the message Memory Card Error. I have tried several new cards and get the same message. There is an option on the menu to format a card, but you can't access the menu if you have the card installed. It takes great pictures without t


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Take out the memory card and move the switch located somewhere on the memory card usually on the side to the unlocked position. Then the memory card isn't locked this is so you don't accidentally delete important thingsThanks and enjoy,Le ... Pentax *ist D Digital Camera

Memory card I recently bought the Pentax Optio T10 digital camera and I'm trying to get/use the correct memory card. Can't seem to find online which card(s) work with this camera. I have a Patriot 4GB SD card and it doesn't work, I get a "Card Error" message on my screen. Does this card fit this camera? If not what cards will? Thanks! Charles


Hi and welcome to FixYa.\015\012\015\012Your camera will not work with an SDHC card. It must be an SD card. \015\012Don't forget to format the card in the camera after you install it. Elsewise it won't work properly.\015\012 ... Pentax Optio T10 Digital Camera

Hi, I have a Pentax Optio WPI and using ACDC viewer. After upgrading on my computer at home it now says that the memory disk is not formatted and I cannot view pictures on my computer. I try to format the disk and it tries and then says it cannot. I put the card in a reader and it will not work either. The camera, disk and reader all work on my computer at work. I contacted Pentax and they said it was not a problem with the camera. Any thoughts on how to fix this on my home computer? Please hel


It is quite possible that your home system does have a virus in the system causing a registry issue. If possible use a good anti virus as the one at your work place and doa scan to trace out any malwares in the PC. You can also down load a registry c ... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

I have a finepix a510 camera. after putting photographs onto the computer i can no longer view the images on the XD memory card on teh camera, although it says that the card is full - all i get is a blank blue screen that says 'no image'. is there a way of regaining the images? thanks Hugo Verity


There are several recovery programs available. Some free, some not.\015\012Try this out. It will let you know whether the files are recoverable or not. Meanwhile do not try to write any more files to the card.\015\012\015\012 ... Digital Cameras

Pentax Optio t10 says memory card error with brand new card. Card seems to be working fine. Camera wont allow me to format new card. Old card is 1gb and still works fine. new card is 8gb is this too large


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Is the Pentax Optio S4i compatible with newer memory cards? When I put my new SanDisk Ultra 4BG SD card in, the camera turns on, but the screen stays black for a few minutes, then gives the message "Memory Card Error". My old SanDisk 1BG card works fine.


I did some research on you camera and it looks like it will only accept a 512 mb sd memory card. So if you are using a 1 gb card and it works, then you are lucky. More than 1gb will not work with that camera,,, ... Pentax Optio S4i Digital Camera

IF MY PENTAX OPTIO A30 is turned on a blank screen


It sounds like you need a new main board. Pentax in Arizona will replace the main board for about $135, or I will replace it for $65. If you just want to get rid of this camera, I also buy all Pentax Option a10, a20, ... Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera

Pentax Optio 555 LCD screen blank problem


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Windows Vista!!! When I plug in my cord from the camera (Pentax Optio S5i) to my new laptop with Windows Vista I get a message saying it can't locate Pentax driver and this isn't supported by Pentax??? or something like that.  My camera is not that old.  Is there any way I can get my camera to work with Vista?  I can't even get it to recognize the camera when plugging it into the USB port so it's not a software issue.  HELP I do not want to have to buy a new camera!!!!


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Hi, I am trying to delete photo's on my camera, but it says the card is locked and I cant delete them. How do I unlock the card? Im using a Pentax Optio 750z with a DANE-ELEC 1.0 gb card. Thanks, James


The card itself should have a lock button on it just slide up into position. ... Digital Cameras

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Card locked hello, I have a pentax optio S7, when I turned it on today it showed a black screen with the words Card locked. I have been going through the mode and menu to no avail, it also reads green mode must be canceled to use this function.


The card has a lock on it which must have been disturbed, just take it out and slide it to unlock. ... Pentax Optio S6 Digital Camera

Screen on camara says card lock i already tried swiching up the little switch on the side of the memory card and it still appears


If you've already tried the slide switch already, see this link for additional things that you can try.\012\012 ... Canon Powershot A1000IS 10MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom
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