Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 5385 Digital Camera ?

I have tried two memory cards on the Vivicam 5385 and both say card error, is this a usual fault or am i doing somthing wrong?


Answers :

The camera wants you to format the cards in the camera. This will erase them so download any pictures from them first.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Vivitar ViviCam 5385 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 tried two memory cards on the Vivicam 5385 and both say card error, is this a usual fault or am i doing somthing wrong?


The camera wants you to format the cards in the camera. This will erase them so download any pictures from them first. ... Vivitar ViviCam 5385 Digital Camera

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

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

Wont read card,says full or card error,....hmmm,bought two new cards,first one it accepted as empty and ok but once filled and images deleted after transferring on to computer it says card full.New card bought 4gb,now it says card error,which it hasnt said before,help,thanks,Gary


Sounds like you didn't format the cards in the camera first before using them. Try that now. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera

I have a fujifilm a235 and have tried 3 SD cards in the camera, the camera says card error to everyone of the cards. I have formatted all the cards in the camera, and the cards work ok in a different camera but cant get the camera to work. This has happened quite a few times with the camera, has spells of working ok and then either has message, card error or read error. I sent the camera back to yourselves last year for this problem and it was returned that no fault was found. The camera did


... FUJIFILM Finepix A235 Digital Camera

I have a cannon rebel xt....my old flash card was not working and keep saying CF ERROR ....i put in a new compact flash card that was make by lexar 4gb...but still say CF ERROR...what is wrong what my camera....?


Check the pins in the card slot that non are bent. Other than that it means a return to Canon. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Ok,please,help!I've just bought a BenQ DC C1450 digital camera in black which came without an SD card,but I had two of them at home.So I came home and put in one,but when I turned on the camera it said "card error"!I tried to go to Menu-Manage memory-Format SD card-Yes and it said "format error"!That exact thing happened when I tried with the other SD card!What is wrong?


Make sure the card is not locked. Move the slide switch on the side of the card back and forth a couple of times ending with unlocked. Let me know the results. ... BenQ Digital Cameras

Err 02 When i switch on the camera the EOS appears on the lcd screen other than that it is blank. After a while an error 02 appears (CF card fault). I have tried previously working cards and they all do the same. The manual says re-format the card but as the lcd screen is blank, this is not possible. The battery is fully charged. Is this a problem with the camera or the card.. My gut feeling says it's the camera.. Please help, Thanks...


Hi,If we talk about Error 02 - This error occurs when image data cannot be written to the CF card.\015\012This error can occur when the CF card is not fully seated in the camera\015\012or if the 350Ddoes not detect a card-ready signal wit ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I've tried two different 4 GB SD cards in my camera (HP & Lexar) and both times I got an error message saying "Memory Card Error" do you know what the problem could be? Does the Canon SD630 not take High Capacity Cards?


Did you try to format the cards before you tried to use them? Is the slide switch on the side of the card unlocked? ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera

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

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

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

Have happily used my SLR panasonic digital camera and taken thousands of photos on the SD card, but today it says "memory card error please check the card". Never seen that before and cannot access any of the photos on it. Can't see anything wrong with card, won't read in another panasonic camera either, nor through the card reader attached to my printer. Camera works fine with diferent card. How do I rescue my photos please?


Have you tried this memory card on your computer? \012 If this memory card can be read functionally on your computer, you'd better copy off all your stored photos to another memory card or drive and format this card immediately to check whether ... Digital Cameras

I just bought a SanDisk Ultra SDHC memory card - 4 GB for my Canon 610 Camera. Previous to this I had a 1 GB card in the camera and it worked fine. Now with the 4 GB card I get a message which says "memory card error" and "Card locked!". When I go to the screen tools screen on the camera, the word format is blanked out and cannot be selected. -- Is this the wrong card for the camera?


Hi,Canon A610 firmware support maximum 2GB memory card and above that limit, memory card error message will appear.Please use up to 2GB memory card in your camera.Hope this info will help you.Thanks. ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

My olympus is not reading the SD cards. I thought it was the card because the camera said "card error" when I put it in. I tried two other SD cards and the camera says "no card". Any advice?


Your camera uses xD cards, not SD. Now if you are using a micro-SD adapter, make certain that the cards you are using are 2GB or less standard micro-SD cards. Your camera will not work with 4GB or larger micro-SDHC cards as that format had not yet ... Olympus Camedia C-310 Zoom Digital Camera

256mb Card I have a Camedia Digital Camera C-5050 ZOOM. I have 3 xD cards for it, a 32mb, a 256mb and a 2gb card. The first two work with out any problems, but when i use the 2gb and it asks me to format it I keep getting a message that says there is a card error. This seems to happen with any card size higher than 256mb. Is there anything I can do to fix this?


Maximum card size supported for C5050 is 2GB (CF/Microdrive slot) and 512mb (XD card slot) ... Olympus Camedia C-5050 Zoom Digital Camera

My olympus stylus tough 8000 had a no connection message so I took out the battery and memory card. Then after turning it on it provided only two options for card setup: format or power off. I click format and yes, but then it says card error. It has this message for 3 different memory cards that I tried.


... Digital Cameras

Card error I've just gotten back from a trip. When I turned my camera on, a Card Setup screen appears and my two choices are Power Off or Format. When I pull out the memory card and put into the memory card reader in my computer, it says that the disk must be formatted before it can be used. Have I really lost all 200+ pics from my trip or is there anything I can do to save them? Any help would be greatly appreciated!


Hi,\015\012\015\012Use a card reader connected to a PC to backup your photos and then reformat the memory card. ... Olympus D-545 Zoom Digital Camera

Brand-new San Disk 2GB SD card doesn't work. It says card error and I did try formatting it on my computer. What now? I bought two cards but if they don't work with this camera I want to return the second so I really don't want to try it again with the other card.


Take it back to the store and tell him whats wrong with it and he'll you with it:) goodluck... ... Samsung Digimax 4010 Digital Camera

I have damaged my xd memory card by inserting it into the wrong memory card reader. i did managed to get it back out but i have damaged it. i can see scratches on the gold contacts. my camera is now saying it can't read the card as it has an error, nor will it let me format the card....Help...please


As the card is damaged you cant do anything just replace with another card ... Digital Cameras

My canon sx10 says memory card error with two red 0s to bottom


Assuming you've not done so already, my thoughts are to try another memory card to see if it still reports the same fault.If no, you first memory card has a problem. If yes, there's a problem with your camera.If its the camera ... Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera

D-390 Got new 2GB card...won't format...says 'card error'. Card too big for camera? Or am I doing something wrong?


The problem is that the largest xD card that your camera can support is a 256mb card without the M or H letters on it. The 1gb or 2gb card is not compatible. ... Olympus Camedia D-390 Digital Camera

I have a brand new Canon PowerShot SD750 camera, I have a sundisk imback 1gb memory card in the camera. I took a bunch of VERY IMPORTANT photos over the past two weeks and suddenly the camera says "Memory Card Error" and I have lost access to my photos and cannot take photos unless I put in another memory card. Are my photos lost for ever, or is there a way to access them?


CardData Recovery can recover data from all camera flash memory cards includingCompact Flash Card (CF), Smart Media Card, Secure Digital Card (SD),Multi-Media Card (MMC), ... Digital Cameras

Olympus 4050sw. when i switch on the camera it gives me an error message saying clean card (which i tried several times) or giving me the option to format. i've recovered my pictures from the card through my pc and the pc recognises the card and the pictures fine. now when i try to format it says "card error". I've even tried resetting back to default and it still says "card error". help! is there some way i can do a hard reset?


... Olympus Stylus / mju 1050 SW Digital Camera

My casio exilim ex-z33 camara says card error when the memory vard its in it whats wrong plz help me


... Casio Exilim Zoom EXZ33 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.2888 seconds