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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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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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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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If you mean memory card, Then you will have your old pictures :]

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