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How do i unlock pny optima memory card

I cant delete or add music to my sd card....is it locked or something?

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SOURCE: Have brand new PNY OPTIMA SD HC 8gb

Hello

OK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock.

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If the error is still displayed after you did the above, you might want to try the card in another camera.

If the card works in another camera . the problem is with your card reader in your camera.

If you open you sd slot and look inside with a sharp light , you should be able to see on the left side of the slot there is a little copper or spring steel lever switch. This switch work as follows:

1. When no card is inserted / no write protection , the switch is open and thus the protection is off.
2. When locked card is inserted , the tab is depressed and tells the camera that the card is lock.

Contrary to popular belief ,the little tab on the sd card is not an electronic switch and does not physically influence the card operation itself. If you put a locked card into a camera without a sd lock switch , you would still be able to use the card normally.

It is incredible difficult to fix this switch because of space limitations in the sd card. Look into the sd slot and if you can see the switch , use a needle to pull the little tab down toward the base of the camera by about 2mm or until it works being careful not to bend it.

If this does not resolve your problem , there might be a short in the switch circuit and the camera will need to be disassembled to resolve this error. This should cost no more than $50.

Please feel free to contact me if you need further information

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Andrea

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

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SOURCE: My 4GB PNY Optima sd card will not read

Try the 4GB card in some other reader, or your camera, to confirm that it does work.

It's possible that your card-reader will not support anything over 2GB.

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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SOURCE: PNY optima SD HC 4GB card will not read

Try putting a tiny piece of scotch tape over the lock slider. See if that works.

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

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SOURCE: my pny optima sd memory card is reading card error

faulty i'm afraid, try the manufacturer for resources to get the data if any?!? good luck

Posted on Apr 06, 2010

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SOURCE: my pny optima sd card

Format the card. That will remove everything on it.

Posted on Dec 19, 2010

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