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No images on card but no memory

As of a few days ago, I had around 150 images (around 600K each) on the camera. I uploaded and deleted them and started over today. After 20 images (around 600K each), it told me it was 'out of memory.' I uploaded and deleted them. Now it still says it's 'out of memory' but it also tells me there are no images on the card. How can it be out of memory with no images stored on the camera. I'd be most appreciative if anyone can help!!!

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Re: no images on card but no memory

You need to format the simm memory card. Your camera can format the memory card. If you have the user manual it should tell you how to do this.

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