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Low memory Why can you only take 3 pictures before the memory is full?

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I just posted this over on another question. I have a 512 memory card, but somehow I deleted the pictures via my computer... but it didn't recognize it on the camera - but no pictures were showing up in the "review" area! Here's how I fixed my problem:
press the review button click the menu (center) button go all the way to the right side "settings" area (a little cogged wheel and wrench) format the camera ---> yes reset the camera ---> yes
make sure you don't have any valuable pictures still on the camera, because this will delete them, override any of your previous settings (like no sound, or different sounds) and basically reset the camera to original factory settings. 
this worked for me, so i hope it will work for you, too!

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If you are using only the memory that came with the camera and also the highest resolution, it is full.
Your L200 sees 10 million points that have to be stored and even using compression, it is  memory hog. Check your owner's guide on setting resolution if you don't already know how. I've messed with a number of cameras and frankly, past 5 MB, I cannot see the difference and you won't either unless you are making wall-sized prints.
Three pictures contain up to 30 mega (million) pixels and even with the best compression one can only expect a reduction for storage of about 10:1 (before detail and color start to suffer) meaning that memory to store even 24 pics would use ~ 240 MB.
From what I saw on a few sites, most users of this high resolution are buying 4 GB cards which then gives you a comfortable capacity.
A hint; don't let the number of pictures grow too large; our son thoughtlessly popped his 4G card out for no reason and it actually went out a slightly opened car window. He couldn't find it and had hundreds of shots that had not been downloaded and will not be replaced since it was on a long trip.

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