Can you use the same memory chip for different camera?
Our camera is broken and we want to buy a new one. Do we have to use a different memory chip, or can we use our old camera's memory stick? Will anything happen if we use a different memory chip for a different camera?
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Re: Can you use the same memory chip for different...
Which ever camera you have, you have to use the comparible "type" of memory card.
Your Sony camera uses the Memory Stick Duo, which I think is limited to Sony cameras.
Any other camera you buy will specify which type of card to use and this could be CF (Compact Flash), SD, XD and such. You can not use a Memory Stick in an SD compatible camera, and such an XD card in an CF camera.
Memory is so cheap now, I would suggest you twist the thumb screws on your retail assistant when you purchase your new camera for a substantial sized memory card (2-4GB) thrown in the deal - you can buy them for $25-$50 (depending on type and manufacturer).
SD cards are by far becoming the stand out type now, where they are compatible to a lot of other devices such as TVs DVD player and portable devices as MP4 players and phones.
New type of memory will work faster too so you wont have the wait between photos.
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Re: Can you use the same memory chip for different...
You could. i just did. save out all the pics on the old stick, reformat and plug it into the new one. provided both cameras are of the same make and almost identical specs. example: you cant plug in an olympus card into a nikon or a nikon into a sony. Wont even fit. in inserting, go really slow (universal code here) and if it wont go in, dont push to break anything, wont help. just get a newer card.but its worth a try and its worth saving that extra $$ guys :-) cheerio! peace to all.
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it could be that the card is faulty, even a new item might be bad as the manufacturer only dose random sample checks and not all the chips are tested. before buying a new camera buy a new card it might also be that the card is not compatible with your camera
All digital cameras I've ever seen do not run unsigned code (or any code for that matter) so it's very highly unlikely (or impossible) that your camera has a virus. It's probably just broken.
Put a different memory card into your camera and take a picture. If it doesn't work normally then your camera is likely broken. If it works normally then your original memory card is corrupt. If that's the case use a memory card reader (sold at Staples/Amazon/CVS) and try a program like Card Recovery, Digital Picture Recovery, or ZAR. You can usually get everything back if you didn't already overwrite everything by trying to take a bunch of pictures on a corrupt card.
If the camera itself is broken, just buy a memory card reader and get the pictures off through a computer or you can just go to a photo kiosk at any pharmacy. If you want to fix the camera, buy the parts online or buy that identical used camera from eBay in an As-is auction for next to nothing and swap parts with your own. Personally, I would just buy a new camera though. They're cheap.
Hi, It is known problem of ccd imager chip failure in DSC-T1 camera, cd imager chip will be replace to get correct lie image in camera mode to take fresh pictures that will be saved in memory card. Local camera repair shop will replace ccd imager chip because camera will take apart and expertise are required to replace chip. Hope these info will help you. Thanks.
If you own the camera, just open the battery door and you'll find the battery and the memory card. If you're considering buying this camera and want to know if it uses a memory card, the answer is yes.
The problem is compatibility - or lack thereof. The older Sony cameras such as DSC-S50 (I have one), which used the original version of the Sony Memory Stick, can't read the new Memory Stick Pro - even with the "Duo" adapter.
I don't know all the specifics but it has to do with how the memory chip interfaces w/ the camera, how the data is transferred -- newer models of chips/cameras use a different, faster method for data transfer which the older cameras/devices can't do. Similar to "serial" vs. "USB" vs. "USB-2" issues with older computers.
So, sorry to say, but if you have a DSC-S50 camera like I do or similar older model, you're stuck w/ the standard Memory Sticks - which I have just discovered are very hard to find any more. I just finished a sweep of all major electronic stores/outlets in my area (silicon valley - where there's plenty of them), plus many web sites. And all you can find new, now, are the Pro/Duo chips, 1GB & up.