Question about Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera
SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
Posted on Jan 04, 2013
take out the memory card from the camera, look for a tab or a switch at the side push it up and insert the memory card back
Posted on Jul 02, 2009
SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
If that doesn't work, try another card.
Posted on Feb 23, 2010
even after unlocking the card if u find again error,clean the cotacts of the card and card reader,and also see the contacts of the card reader to the mother board.
Posted on Mar 09, 2010
SOURCE: CAMERA SAYS CARD IS LOCKED
SD type cards have a little switch on the card that can write protect or "lock" it. Take the card out of the camera and check this switch. To unlock it, it should be moved towards the edge of the card which has the electrical contacts.
There is also a software protection feature on some cameras, but this is used to protect a folder or individual picture from accidental deletion, not the whole memory. You set or release this protection from the camera menus.
If it is not that, then maybe it is having trouble with the size of the memory. Memory cards have grown enormously in capacity in the last couple of years, and even relatively new cameras may not be able to cope with the memory size of the newest cards. Have you tried formatting the card in the camera? This would be one way of making sure that the camera can cope with the card, and it will also erase anything on the card.
Posted on Jan 03, 2011
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