Having problems with your Pentax Optio W10 Digital Camera ?
SD memory cards - and how smart are these cameras, really?
\015 Hi! Thanks in advance! And this is more in category of quandry than problem - and I hope with y'alls help to keep it there! OK - have Pentax Optio W10 - it uses 512 SD cards - which are getting harder to find these days... Question is: would it damage the camera to try to have it format, say, a 2 gig SD card?? So far I have a: 1) yes - it will blow up, don't even try it; and a 2) sure - why not ... for a number of reasons, I've not much confidence in either of those assessments... and I don't know how it works well enough myself to really guess. SO - I turn to you. (Could it really blow up??) Thanks again - Jan\015
You may use any SD card up to 2GB in size. The only way you can damage the camera with a memory card is if you try to put it in wrong and break something inside the slot.
I use 2gb cards in my Optio W10 and format them regularly on my camera every time I am finished transferring the pictures to my hard drive.
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SD memory cards - and how smart are these cameras, really?
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