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Camera can't see the picture card

My camera is 2 years old. I recently changed the xD picture card and the screen showed "No Card" although the card was correctly locked into the card slot. Any ideas how to fix this? Is it a known problem?

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Re: Camera can't see the picture card

Card reader faulty and should be replaced ( sometimes the contacts faulty inside the reader and can be repaired without having to replace the whole reader unit) camera should go in .

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Card not initialized?

The error can be caused by:

1. The xD-Picture Card or internal memory is not formatted.

2. The xD-Picture Card contact area is soiled.

3. a camera fault

for 1.:

Format the xD-Picture Card or internal memory on the camera (p.130)
To format the internal memory or xD card goto format in the setup menu and chose the correct memory.

for 2.:

Wipe the contact area on the xD-Picture Card with a soft, dry cloth. It may be necessary to format the xD-Picture Card


If the message still appears, replace the xD-Picture Card

for 3.: You won't like this one:

Contact your FUJIFILM dealer.

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Mju 400 slow down with 2GB xD-PicCard?!?!

It's possible that your camera, being 7 years old, was never designed for a 2gb card. You can find cards of all sizes at

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After taking about 15-20 pictures our camera shows card error message. We download the pics onto our computer and reformat as the camera says to do...but should the camera hold more pictures than that?


It sounds like the card is damaged, it should take a lot more photos than that.

The C-50 takes an XD memory card. These are different sizes. For example a 256mb size will take hundreds of photographs.

The C-50 is quite old and there are now different types of XD cards. It might be best to get a 128mb XD card.

The Olympus website says:
Please contact Olympus authorized distributor or service center in your region for the information about
using xD-Picture Card 512MB, 1GB or 2GB
I hope this helps.

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How to remove write protect from olympus xd card

You don't state whether you've tried using the tiny switch located on the xD card to unlock it.

If it is already in the unlocked position then push it fully to the locked position and then fully back again.

If this does not work then please report back for additional options.

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My Fujifilm Finepix E500 digital camera says "card not initialized" on the screen. I cannot take a picture, or look at my pictures. I was able to take a picture, but not look at it before i...

Seems your original xD card is busted and you need a new one. Assume the camera (4 years old?) has not been used for a while and you do not have another xD card. Try using a different one if you have or buy a newer xD flash card for your Finepix.

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Xd memory card

A card access error may indicate that an xD-Picture Card memory card is in a write-protected condition. xD-Picture Card memory cards have a special protection feature to ensure that your pictures are kept safe. NOTE: During this condition, you can still use the printer for printing and saving photos from the xD-Picture Card to a secure location, such as the computer hard drive. To resolve this error, try the following:
  • Reinsert the xD-Picture Card memory card into your camera and turn on the camera. In most cases, the camera automatically makes the necessary changes.
  • Reformat the xD-Picture Card memory card. See the documentation that came with your camera for instructions on reformatting the memory card. Note that this process erases the pictures currently saved to your memory card. To save these pictures, transfer them to the computer before reformatting the memory card. Once you reformat the memory card, transfer those photos back to the memory card using the computer.

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Screen reading memory card not initialized

I bought a new memory card for my finepix A330 camera When I turned on the camera after putting in the new card, the screen read "card not initialized" and won't take son is going holidays 13/9/08 could you help me please Alex Richardson

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Internal memory fuji finepixa820

the only way to prevent it is buy a XD card

Fuji Finepix S7000 Zoom Memory Cards (xD-Picture Card - M Type) & Accessories The following memory cards are compatible with your Fuji Finepix S7000 Zoom. Every memory card we offer is manufactured to the highest standard and carries a 2 year minimum warranty. Your Fuji Finepix S7000 Zoom accepts xD-Picture Card - M Type cards. The largest xD-Picture Card - M Type card you can use in your Fuji Finepix S7000 Zoom is 2048MB
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