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Format error I have a Sony DSC-S 730 camera. When I start it after insertin the memory stick pro duo it displays a message "format error". How can I fix the problem?

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  • savina_k2001 Feb 15, 2009

    i have the same prob of format error...Please let me know how do i troubleshoot it

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    when I turn on my camera there is always written format error... how can I fix this??

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Check your manual and menus to reformat the stick in the camera. if that fails buy another stick

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I have format error on my cybershot camera. I need to access photoc on camera


Hi,

The Camera may display the FORMAT Error if the inserted media is not formatted or if the media was formatted on a computer. This error may also display if the inserted media is not supported by the Camera. The maximum supported capacity and media used is Memory Stick Pro Duo with 1 or 2 GB.
If you've already captured the images in the Camera and the error message displays, then try to open different images captured in the Camera and check if the message appears for all the images.
If this happens with all the images, then remove and reinsert the MS (Memory Stick) in the Camera and check if it works. You may also try cleaning the MS terminals and also check if the Internal Memory of the Camera displays the error. If the issue persists, then insert the MS in the Computer slot and transfer all the images to the Computer. If the images appear normally in the Computer, then Format the media in the Camera. To Format the Memory Stick, select the Format option in the Memory Stick Tool Menu of the Camera. (Menu-->Setup-->Memory Stick Tool-->Format)
Formatting the MS will delete all the files saved.

Formatting the MS should resolve the issue.

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Internal memory formatting error to sony DSC-T2 camera error c:13:01


Hi,

In DSCT2 Camera, the C:13:01 error message indicates a Self diagnostic message. This message can be clearly identified by the help of a Sony Authorized service technician. Each of these codes indicates the symptoms and resolutions of the Camera. In C:13:01, the issue is with the Internal Memory or with the Memory Stick.

The Symptoms are:

1. Format error with the Internal Memory which can be corrected by formatting the Internal Memory.

2. Unformatted "Memory Stick Duo" which can be resolved by formatting the MS in the Camera.

3. "Memory Stick Duo" is broken or not compatible which can be resolved by inserting a new compatible MS.

4. There may be an issue with the Hardware part also, which can be resolved by the technicians.


Try turning the power off and on again, or taking out and inserting the "Memory Stick Duo" several times may also help in resolving the issue.

Thanks.

Oct 21, 2010 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T5 Digital Camera

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Getting an error code c:13:01 on my sony t900 camera


“Memory Stick Duo” is unformatted.
“Memory Stick Duo” is broken.
“Memory Stick Duo” type error
The camera cannot read or write data
on the “Memory Stick Duo”.

Format the “Memory Stick Duo”.
Replace a new “Memory Stick Duo”.
Insert a supported “Memory Stick Duo”.

All above are solution for your quiry

Jan 21, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900 Digital Camera

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Have Sony CyberShot DSC-F707 Sony Memory Stick Duo Adaptor and Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo 4gb When installed get C:1301 error


Hi,

In DSCT1 Camera, the C:13:01 error message indicates a Self diagnostic message. Each of these codes indicates the symptoms and resolutions of the Camera. In C:13:01, the issue is with the Memory Stick being used in the Camera.

The Symptoms are:


Memory Stick Pro Duo 4GB is not compatible with the DSCF707 Camera. Maximum capacity supported by the Camera is up to 128MB. Please try using a MS with 128 MB and check if it works. A dedicated adapter (MSAC-M2) must be attached to use Memory Stick Duo or MagicGate Memory Stick Duo media.


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Dec 24, 2009 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

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Sony dsc-s730 format error


Download the pics to your computer using a separate memory card reader. Then, format the card in the camera.

Sep 22, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

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Error C 13 01 when insert Memory Stick Pro Duo with adapter -- which does fit.


Hi,
    This error code is for Memory Stick. the Countermeasure are :
Format the “Memory Stick” or internal
memory.

CAUSE :
“Memory Stick” or internal memory is
unformatted.

Thanks for using fixya.

May 24, 2009 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S70 Digital Camera

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Format error


If Duo Pro got hardware problem, then it can not be fixed and you can't retieve data on it. Regarding new memory stick, camera will check it and let you know about format it or not.

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Sony memory stick pro duo format error


Use this memory stick in other Sony camera to confirm it. Problem still exist means memory stick is bad/ internal breakage.

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Format error


Format memory stick, if no data on it.
If there is data on memory stick, copy it on PC using any good card reader.

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Memory stick locked


If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email fixityourself@gmail.com. He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price.

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