Question about Vivitar ViviCam 3750 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Put new memory card in and it shows "error"

I just recently purchased a 2 gigabyte SanDisk memory card and when I put it in my camera it just says "error" then goes to a screen where it says "Format Media" and "Are you sure?" and if I press yes it just goes to the menu and if I say no, then it turns off. Then I turn the menu off and it says "error" again. Help! I need this memory card before I go to Australia on Friday!

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Kayla Arb Jun 19, 2007

    Actually, I found out by stumbling across it online that my camera can't hold more than 512 mb of memory and my memory card is 2 gb. So I guess I'll just get a new one and try to return that one. Thanks anyway!

  • Kayla Arb Mar 04, 2008

    Yeah, I found out that my camera can only use up to a 512 mb memory card, so it wouldn't use the 2 gb one.

  • Kayla Arb Mar 04, 2008

    Yeah, it worked when I got the 512 mb one.



2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have the exact same problem, and i am also using a 2 GB memory card. when you used a 512 MB, did it work? I dont want to buy another one if it is not necessary.Thanks

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 23 Answers

Couple possibilities. first I would try formatting the card from a pc. do you buy any chance have a card reader for your computer. in xp you just right click on the card and format it. if that dosn't work there is a chance that the card is defective. go to the store you bought it and see if they can help you there. Sorry if that dosn't help. Have fun in Australia btw. And good luck

Posted on Jun 19, 2007


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

New camera, Canon PowerShot A2300, I have not used it, yet. Just placed the new battery in after I charged it, and I put in the San Disk 8GB SDHC Card, and the camera says "memory card error". I ca

Normally, you can only insert an SD card one way. Try a different SD card or check to see if the SD card you're using has the "write protect" switch on. If that's not the issue try formatting the card in your PC and then format it in the camera.

Mar 05, 2013 | Canon PowerShot A2300 16 Megapixel Digital...

1 Answer

I have one canon camera, presently i am using sandisk 1GB memory card without any hassel. recently i purchased one Sandisk 4GB memory card. after putting this new memory card into the camera, I m always...

A 4GB memory card will be an SDHC type. SD and SDHC cards fit the same slots, but many cameras won't work with the SDHC (high capacity) cards. SDHC is not backwards compatible.

Nov 22, 2010 | Cameras

1 Answer

Memory card Sandisk 4GB gives error memory card

The S50 uses SD cards. Your 4GB card is actually an SDHC card, and will not work in the S50. You will have to confine your choices to cards 2GB and smaller.

May 15, 2010 | Pentax Optio S50 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Error on formating new memory card in camera error says memory card is full brand new card i tried 2 in faact same error kodak c310

The lever on your SD card might be turned the wrong way so the SD card is reading protective.
Please turn the lever and try again.

The SD card might not be supported by the model: Your camera Memory card support is SD/MMC up to 2 Gigabyte and SDHC up to 8 Gigabyte

The SD card might not be faulty, try another card, since the camera could give you a message like the one you're experiencing.
Try with a different SD card that is supported by the camera.

Feb 08, 2010 | Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Formatting troubles for a 8gb Sandisk Micro SDHC

Hi Tony,

Have your My Computer window open and re-insert the card into the reader. If it doesn't show immediately, then right click and choose refresh. It should show up then.


Feb 27, 2009 | SanDisk 8GB microSDHC Memory Card with...

1 Answer

My Nikon Coolpix 2100 Lexar starter memory card has become unreadable

It sounds like your Dazzle is not compatible with the sandisk. Maybe the Sandisk CF UltraII card have a new update software in it.


Jun 13, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix 2100 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Need more mp

My son has the same camera with a 1 gigabyte Sandisk sd card. This allows him to store about 200 pictures at full resolution. The cards are very inexpensive. Here is a link to a 1gb card that is $8.28 on
If you plan to take small movies I would get a 2 gig card. Videos use much more memory. This one is $11.88 from Amazon"
Costco also has great prices on SD memory.
Your camera will not accept cards larger than 2 gigabytes.
If that helped please rate me well.
Take Care,

May 06, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare CD33 Digital Camera

6 Answers

Message: Memory Card Error - Memory Card Parameter Error on 4gb SDHC card

I recently bought a DMC-TZ3 and have been researching memory cards. Several sites sell cards with the camera and list the card type. I would suggest buying one of these cards. Any cards larger than 2gb must be SDHC type SD cards. There appear to different types of SDHC cards, 1.0, 1.1 and 2.0. Check out for a description. 2.0 cards are not compatable for devices developed prior to 2.0 so that may be the reason for the camera problem. So far I haven't seen anything that states what type SDHC card the camera requires. I found a computer memory site that that sells memory that they say will work. There may be others.

Dec 13, 2007 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Vivitar ViviCam 3750 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

92 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Vivitar Cameras Experts


Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers


Level 3 Expert

2600 Answers

Are you a Vivitar Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides