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"Card Not Initialized with 4GB CF memory card"

S700 can not initialized only with 4GB memory card. It is okay with 2GB CF memory card. Is there any solution?  

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  • terryd1546 Oct 05, 2008

    I have same problem with the not initialized 4 gig.I have the S7000 I bought at COSTCO 2 years ago.

  • smricher12 Nov 04, 2008

    Problem: card not initialized

    Camrera- s700 fuji finepix,

    Card: olympus xd 1gb



    has worked for a year before this problem.

    Thanks for the help.

    Steve

  • YASSER 2 Jan 06, 2009

    I'VE BOUGHT A 4GB CF CARD BUT IT COMES UP CARD NOT INITIALISED AND NO MATTER WHAT I DO IT WONT INITIALISE ANY ADVICE

  • Uncle Stoat Jan 21, 2014

    Format the card as 2 2Gb partitions. The camera will only use one of them but it will work.

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Steve, S700 and S7000 are different beasts.

S7000 is only rated for 1Gb compact flash cards. It apparently works with 2Gb ones but as I and a lot of others have discovered no matter how you tweak around sectors and clusters it won't read the thing.

This is a Fat16 limitation.


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The 4gb cards are a newer type of SD card called SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity). Most of the S700 production was before SDHC cards hit the market. Later production S700's had been internally tweaked to accept the SDHC cards. 2gb is the largest you can go on your S700's, but beware, some of the 2gb cards are SDHC also, now.

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