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My Panasonic DMC-FZ20 says Memory Card Error.

Memory card error! I have brought new 4 and 16 GB card and the same message appears. I've loaded the old 2GB card I've been using for years and it will take photo's, although on the lowest res setting and it allows me to shoot 10 photo's and on the highest seting I get 1 photo and the card is full. How do I fix it or is this a technician issue?

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Please check your cameras capability to support larger sized SD cards.It may not support those two SD cards.Also check for slide locks on the side of the cards and slide them to 'open' before inserting.

Hope it helps.Thanks!

Posted on Feb 19, 2012

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Unfortunately, no. Later cameras had design modifications that permit the use of SDHC cards but this one came before they were introduced.

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The 8GB card is SDHC, the FZ20 does not support SDHC only standard SD.
Here is the compatibilty list at Panasonic.

http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/sd/connect/dsc/dmc_fz20.html

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