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The camera asks for reinsert the memory card - Sony Digital Cameras
I suspect Sony has a problem in their camera, since this is a very common problem with their cameras using memory sticks. If you can get the camera to do it, reformat the memory stick first. If you can't get the camera to reformat the memory stick, try taking a Q-tip, dipping it in rubbing alcohol, and cleaning the contacts. Let it dry then reinsert the memory stick. If that doesn't fix it, I would call Sony to ask for a replacement, warranty or not. There are hundreds of people having the same problem.
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The camera asks for reinsert the memory card - Sony Digital Cameras
I suspect Sony has a problem in their camera, since this is a very common problem with their cameras using memory sticks. If you can get the camera to do it, reformat the memory stick first. If you can't get the camera to reformat the memory stick, t ... Sony Digital Cameras
Just bought a 16gb sony memory stick pro duo magicgate mark2 memory card for my sony t900 digital camera. pluging in the memory card it says reinsert card and a error code c:13:01 can u help
Hello. There several causes for this error code from bad card to bad camera. Some of the Chinese cards are counterfiet copys and could be a problem. Try rubbing the contacts on the card with a pencil eraser to clean them up. wipe with a clean cloth a ... Digital Cameras
I own a Sony Cybershot DSCW350 and when I put my sony memory card in, the camera on/off button, settings buttons, and shutter button stop working completely and the lcd portion is the only part that stays on. The memory card will not read in either my card reader for the computer or my camera (earlier it gave a reinsert memory card error, but after cleaning it with a pencil eraser and soft cloth as Sony tech assistance suggested, fter cleaning it the error message stopped coming up completely it
You might try to re clean the card with a smooth cloth that is used for cleaning DVD`s also clean the slot on your camera... sounds like you might have got something on the card or in the camera slot.. you can also trying cleaning them with a little ... Sony Cybershot DSCW350 Digital Camera
Hello Sir.Madam, I have DSC-H10 digital camera. It is having memory of type "Memory Stick Pro Duo". This card was working fine till the day. To transfer images to my PC, I have accessed this card to SD card reader and then after I inserted this memory card again in camera. Now I am Getting error "Reinsert the memory Stick". I thought that card may have corrupted but I can access it by SD card reader. Also I have formatted it in FAT format and then tried to use in camera but still its not work
Your problem is that you have formatted your MemoryStick from your computer. Your Sony camera uses its own proprietary formatting method and does not understand FAT32. You may also have corrupted your memory card if you didn't click on "safely remove ... Digital Cameras
Sony nex-5 reinsert memory card - Sony Alpha NEX5 Digital Camera
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I have a sony digital camera W390. it cant read the memory card when its inserted in the slot. message dislpay on the screen says "reinsert the memeory card" and "error 13:01" can that problem be fixed.
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I have a sony cybershot camera. I put my memory card in the pc to upload photos, I had over 400 photos on the card and only 4 of the recent pictures I had taken came up, the rest had an x on them. I took out the memory card and reinserted it but then nothing would come up at all on the pc. So I put the memory card back in my camera and pressed the view button and it started formatting. I quickley turned off the camera but now when I put in the memory card it says formatting error. Do you thi
First do not panic! It is possible to recover your pictures\015\012if you take care. Take the card from the camera (powered off) and if it has a\015\012"write protect" tab then lock it now. Do not try and write anything\015\012to the card or you risk ... Digital Cameras
I got a nikon p500 and when i insert the memory card it says memory can't be used. The memory card is a Patriot Memory LX series, 8 GB secure digital high capacity class 10. I took the camera back to the store and they try differents memory card but nothing so I asked for a refund so I went to another store and bought the same camera and a new memory card but when i turned on it said the same "card can't be used" what do you think it could be?????
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Hi, my name is Mathew I have a sony cybershot digital camera, when i switch on the camera, it shows as format error and a memory card like picture keeps blinking on the top right side of the screen, but when the memory card is taken out, the camera seems to be working fine. Can u please tell me if the memory card is corrupted, if so is there any possible way to rectify it and collect the data from it? Thanks.
You need to format the card in the camera. This will erase it so download any pictures first using a card reader if necessary. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera
My sony cyber shot model # DSC-W220 was working fine, I took 3 pictures today, when I took the memory card out and put it in my printer it said reinsert memory card, so i put it back in my camera and it says, reinsert memory stick, and flashes the numbers c:13:01. what is wrong with my memory stick?
Dear Friend,From the description you have given, it appears that the Memory card has developed some problem.Sony has defined Self Diognostics for their product. It will be displayed when the fault occurs. In your case you can try to resol ... Digital Cameras
My Sony TX7 digital camera fall down in water. I have removed the battery and memory card. and keep it dry in the sunlight for 4-5 hours. after inserting battery and memory card when i switch on the camera screen is flickring.......what can be the problem ??????and how i can resolve it.....I love my camera verymuch.......Please help me to reactify this problem.....Thanks
Hi,\012\012Your circuit board was damaged and need to fix at dealer or repair shop.\012Regards ... Digital Cameras
Format error I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-S600 but the problem is it tells me there is a format error every time I turn it on. I have tried several times to format it in the camera and through the card reader.But nothing seems to help. Do I have to buy a new memory card or is there a problem in the camera. grateful for some advice. I live in Tanzania where there are no specialists for Sony digital Cameras.
Before buying a new memory card, try to use your card in another camera.\015\012When you say you tried to format it through a card readr, do you mean that the card reader was connected to your PC? ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera
Hi, I just got back from vacation and pulled my Fuji 128mb memory card out of my Olympus Stylus digital 300 camera and put it in my laptop (as I normally would)and the computer is showing that the folders are empty. I pulled the card back out and put it back in the camera and now the camera asks me if I want to power off or format the card. Help! I don't want to format the card because I know that will erase it. I don't know why this happened. Can you help me recover my pictures? Thank you for a
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Hi, Can I know what is the problem with my Sony Cybershot DSC-W110 memory card slot? I slot it in but it keeps asking me to re-insert my memory card. Now I can't take a single picture because the camera couldn't detect my memory card in it.
OK, try Formatting FAT32 On a PC, with an adapter. Then put in camera. Or it maybe faulty, and or the camera cannot "Detect" it properly.. Again sometimes a "Format" will make it work again, anything that was on the card will be erased though by form ... Digital Cameras
Sony DSC-W120 Digital camera Problem: The camera can not read the memory stike. When I insert the stike again, the light beside the slot flash red lights and then go out. But the same memory stike can be read by the card reader on PC. So which one is wrong, the camera or the memory stike?
When i switch on the power button to take photo "E:91:01" code and flash symbol blinks on screen and flash \015\012does not work also.plz let me knw solution for this waiting for reply.M talking about my sony cybershot digital ... Digital Cameras
I have instersted a memory card for my kodak c160 digital camera but the camera tells me I have to format it. I go through the steps but keeps taking me back to the original screen where it asks me to format the card. The card is and SD 2gb card.
Hi#1 Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from Amazon.com or Buy.com# 2 Open up 'My Computer'. You should see it under the list of available dr ... Kodak EasyShare C160 Digital Camera
Memory card Is the new Sandisk 1GB Memory Stick Pro compatible to the old Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P7 Digital Camera? The original sandisk is discontinued. please advise. thanks madeline Are there any other kinds of memory card which will work?
Hi - no, the DSC-P7 isn't compatible with Memory Stick Pro, only original Memory Stick, meaning you're limited to 128MB/stick. Having said that, the P7 is only a 3.2MPixel camera, 128MB will hold quite a few pictures, even at full resolution. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P7 Digital Camera
I just purchased a Dynex Mini Memory Card Reader/Writer. Inserted the memory from a Sony 7.2 digital camera to download the photos to my imac G5 computer and while the power on the reader nothing happens. The data doesn't light green. The memory card is a SD
HI,\015\012\015\012The sony camera comes only with SONY MEMORY STICK or M2 card, it does nt comes with SD card, but both the card resembles same..\015\012\015\012You should insert the card int ... Digital Cameras
Hi Team hve a problem with Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera - put in new memory card (original) and since cant get camera to work - I think the said camera is almost new - but I get error message -CARD ERROR - when asked to format? - please help? Paul
You need to format a card in the camera to erase and optimize it for the camera. Go into the menu and scroll to "format" and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera
I reformat my sd card in the computer to remove all the photos the when im using it in my sony cybershot camera it appears "reinsert memory card" how can i fix the it to use it again in the camera
When you need to delete the photos from the SD memory card, do not use your computer to do it. Use your camera to format the SD memory card.To fix this problem, insert the SD memory card in your camera then go to the camera's Menu and format the ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera
Sony cyber-shot 12.1 mp camera show reinsert memory card when memory card inside and show
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera When removing the memory card, the black lever that you push down, stayed down and is now loose. Can not put memory card back. Can this be repaired? and where?
Its a minor problem. You can check form website the address of nearest service station. ... Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera
Internal memory I have a Sony DSC-W100 digital camera. There are pictures in internal memory. How can I get those transferred to a memory card so I can have prints made?
Hi,\015\012Insert memory card in camera, go to camera menu, there is option Copy, select copy and transfer images from internal memory to memory stick.\015\0122nd option is connect camera to computer by usb link without memory stick, go t ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera
I have a sony Digital camera, DSC-S40. I am using Memory Stick Pro memory card. Recently I am noticing that 50% of the images that I take, I can not download them to my computer. They are corrupted. I always get an error "Can not copy : The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error."I have bought new Memory stick as well, but still the problem persist. Kindly let me know what the problem is.
Do you make sure that whenever you remove the memory stick from the computer you click the 'safely remove hardware' icon from the taskbar (or if your memory card reader is a permanent fixture within your computer, right click the drive that your card ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
My sony dsc-w90 has just started to say "reinsert memory card". I have cleaned card and now bought a new card to no avail. Seems to be a fault with the camera which is about 18months old. Can I fix this fault? Best regards Dave Friston
Try cleaning the contacts in memory card slot, if that does not work, then the camera has a lose contact to the memory card reader slot. ... Digital Cameras