Having problems with your Samsung S850 Digital Camera ?
I have a samsung digitalcamera and when i turn it on it says card error? what could be wrong
There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use of a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide switch on the side of the card, or the electrical contact switch internal to the camera. The problem may also arise from simple formatting problems if the card has never been formatted in the camera (note that this will also erase the card). Troubleshooting tips for this problem may be found at this link.\015\012
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Samsung S850 Digital Camera
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
I have a samsung digitalcamera and when i turn it on it says card error? what could be wrong
There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use of a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide swi ... Samsung S850 Digital Camera
CF Card I took my cf card out of my camera to be sure I got the right card when purchasing another card. My first card was 1.0 GB and I purchased another, 2.0 GB. I tried inserting the new card tonight and could not get it to go in. I then discovered that I had the card turned the wrong way when installing. I finally realized the way it should go in and got the card installed. Once in the camera, I began getting an error message saying "Err CF - There is a problem with the CF card. - Replace the
You can actually buy a replacement card reader at darntoothysam.com for $21.95. ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera with 17-85mm Lens
Canon ZR200 memory card say ''card error'' when inserted. Card is not locked. I have formatted it. Have used 3 different sizes of cards. Sometimes it will say ''card error'' then start working a couple of days later as if nothing was wrong. Last card used worked for 13 pics then started ''card error'' next time I turned it on. Currently it just says ''card error'' all the time.
Sounds like the contacts for the cards are dirty. Turn off the camera and remove the batteries before doing the following.\015\012\015\012Try taking a piece of card stock (or a manilla folder) and cut it to the size (width only) of your ... Digital Cameras
Frame error Turn on and take photo and then a message comes up saying "frame error" and then Even shutting the camera off. When turning it back on it still says "frame error" . When you take several photos you only end up with a very few on the memory card. What is the problem and how can i fix it? I cant view any of the photos. I replace camera with a new battery. Could it be my SMART CARD. Need help! Fuji MX-2900
... Fuji MX-2900 Zoom Digital Camera
I'm taking photos with my Samsung D860, and when I want to view the pictures taken, it says 'no image', 'file error' or 'card error'. Sometimes it also says 'card error' when i turn it on. I've lost many photos because of this. Is it at all fixable? Please help! Luana
To overcome this problem do the following1) Do not pull the memory card without turning off the device.2)Immediately stop using the memory card in case of damage or corruption. As this can replace the old photos.3) If you lose pictu ... Digital Cameras
I have a Olympus C-750 Ultra zoom camera and I suddenly the camera stopped working one day. Now when I turn on the camera it says format memory card, but then when you select yes the camera shuts off and when I turn it on again it says photo chard error and shuts off again. What is wrong with the camera and what can do to remedy this? Will replacing the photo card help?
The memory card may be defective, try another, if that cures the problem great, if u get the same message then the camera has failed and you will need to send it in for repair to a Kodak service center, there is nothing u can do to fix this, Kodak do ... Digital Cameras
I got a new samsung PL100 camera yesterday , and bought a 4gb SD memory card today ( it says they r compatible ) but when I put it in it says card error . I've double checked and the card is in right. what's wrong with it and how can I fix it
A new card must be formatted in the camera before using. ... Samsung Digital Cameras
My camera keeps saying card error, any ideas what could be wrong? I have tried two memory cards in the camera but it keeps saying the same thing and I am unable to take a photo with it.
1. If the card has a slide switch on the side, be sure it's unlocked.\0122. Download any pics from the card using a card reader if necessary.\0123. Go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions. This will erase and optimize t ... Fuji FinePix F11 Digital Camera
My Samsung st60 keeps saying card error then turns off. How do I stop this?
... Samsung TL105 ST60 Digital Camera
AGFAPHOTO DC730i NEWLY PURCHASED. USING A 4GB SD CARD, GET ERROR MESSAGE "CARD ERROR" ON STARTUP (CARD INSERTED SEVERAL TIMES) AND ALSO WHEN I ATTEMPT TO FORMAT GET "FORMAT ERROR". SD CARD WORKS OK IN ANOTHER CAMERA (SAMSUNG S760). I BOUGHT 2 OF THE 730i AND BOTH EXHIBIT THE SAME ERROR SO IT'S NOT(?) AN INDIVIDUAL CAMERA FAULT. COULD IT SIMPLY BE THAT THE 4GB SD CARD IS TOO BIG ? OR COULD PREVIOUS FORMATTING IN THE SAMSUNG RENDER THE CARD 'UNREADABLE' IN THE AGFA ? NEED THESE FOR NEXT WEEK SO AN
If your new card is actually an SDHC card, your camera can't use it....only SD up to 2GB. ... Agfa DC-730i / AP1100 Digital Camera
My camera wont read memory cards anymore. It was working just fine, then the next picture I tried taking it said "memory card error" and the memory card works in other cameras, and my camera turns on and I can navigate thru it. What could be wrong?
HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might \012sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the \012memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera
My daughter took out my memory card and put it in her computer so she could download some pictures and now when I turn it on it says there is a memory card error and the card is locked. It won't let me take a picture or reveiw my pictures. What should I do?
If she got the pictures off then try and format it, first with the camera, if that won't let you then format it with the computer. Then format it again with the camera. ... Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera
My samsung digimax a7 says card error when i turn it on - it then goes to SET - format but doesn't respond to yes or no I'm worried about losing my photos off the memory card
Hi!Please try the following:1) Take a look at the memory card; on it's left side there's a little switch. Make sure it's it the UPPER position.2) If still the same, use a card reader/adapter to connect the card to a computer. Try co ... Samsung Digimax A7 Digital Camera
Ive got a agfa dc-1030 digital camera,and got a 2.0gb sandisk memory card,it was working fine,then suddenly now it says card error when i turn it on,could you tell me why its doig that?
Did you ever format the card in the camera before you tried to use it? This is necessary to optimize the card for the camera. This will erase the card so download any pics first using a card reader if necessary. ... Agfa DC-1030S Digital Camera
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
HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might \012sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the \012memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Pentax Optio S7 Digital Camera
Polaroid Model a815 just bought yesterday: I took pictures with it and turned it off to get another item to photograph. When I turned it back on I got "Card Error" then a screen to Format Card: Cancel/Execute. I could not move to hit the cancel. It would only take Execute. It sat there "Busy" until it timed out. When I turned it back on I was back to the Card Error. I removed the Card and tried a different one. None of the buttons would work, but I still had the Format Screen showing. According
As you only bought it yesterday, take it back to the vendor and request a demonstration to your satisfaction. This looks like a fault, assuming so, request a replacement under warranty.\015\012\015\012Normally, all of these camera's are s ... Polaroid Digital Cameras
Card problem My S3500 says card error when I turn the camera on. Tried formatting the card and it says card not initalized. Tried new card same deal. Any ideas. I have the same problem with my s3500, 'card not initilised' I have a 512MB card in, this is the third one and the biggest I have put in but I keep getting the same error message.
I actually did format the card and this seems to have fixed the problem, so far. ... Digital Cameras
My lense my younger sister dropped my camra and it comes on when u turn it on but it says lens error m425-22 then tells me i have an unsupported card it makes this weird whinings sound then shuts off. if you could help me with this i would appriteat its it has pics from my nephews birth on it.
Watch the lens when you turn it on. Does it come out ok, or does it look like it's struggling? Try to 'help' it out as it tries to come out. ... HP Photosmart M425 Digital Camera
Everytime I try to turn my camera on it keeps saying "Lens error, restart camera". And the lens only goes out part way. What could be wrong with my camera?
My G7 was intermittently saying "card locked!!" when I switched it on and tried to take a photo. very frustrating - latterly couldn't get the camera to work to take photos. Could view them on the SD card in camera, just not take or delete.\015 ... Canon PowerShot G7 Digital Camera
Good Afternoon! My Samsung S800 is not working. When I turn it on the lens doesn't come out and the green light blinks one time and I hear 3 beeps. What could be wrong! I've tried the tips on the website as far as changing batteries, cards, tapping the lens gently and they didn't work. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
Hi,Unfortunately, this is a common problem on this model. Yet, no resolution other than getting it repaired.There are a number of things you can try:1. Ensure batteries are fully charged2. Look ca ... Samsung Digimax S800 Digital Camera
Samsung ES55 camera says card error when turned on. how do i fix it?
... Digital Cameras
Card error put in new sd card and turn it on it says card error, tryed 3 different new cards and all say same thing
... Polaroid I533P Digital Camera
My Canon Powershot A560 memory card is locked and it is the camera doing it not the memory stick.And there is nothing in the manual about how to fix it. When I turn on my camera I get an error message"memory card error" then when i press to view pictures it says the memory card is locked and turns itself off. I have had this camera for some time and have never had issues uploading pictures onto my computer or with the memory card.I really would rather not lose the pictures that are on the camer
Remove the memory card from the camera. Note that there is a small slide switch on one of the long edges of the card. Slide the switch to unlock or lock the card. ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
I have a Canon Power Shot SD790Is DIGITAL ELPH and the camera keeps saying card error, card locked. I am aware there is a switch on the side of the card, and it is currently unlocked. When I turn the camera on however, it still says there is an error and that it is locked! Please help! Thanks.
HelloOk, here is something you can try:In your case the \015\012problem is not with the card but rather with your\015\012camera's card reader. This is a rather hard problem to fix yourself but\015\012here is what you can do. ... Digital Cameras
Format error I have a Samsung digimax A40 camera. I 've just purchased a Lexar 4gb SDHC card. When I've tried to format the card for use, the screen comes up initially with "card error", then a screen to format - yes/no. When I press on yes, it takes a few moments and then comes up with Format Error, and turns itself off. Any suggestions on how to overcome this? We are heading away on holiday soon and wanted a bigger sd card as I currently only have a 256mb card in it. Thanks, Tracey.
I don't believe the camera can handle a card of that size. I believe the camera only supports up to 512MB cards, anything above that is not guaranteed. \015\012\015\012 ... Samsung Digimax A40 Digital Camera