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512 MB card problem

I have a A330 Fuji camera. The 16mb card that came with the camera works fine. I just purchased a new 512 mb card. The first picture I take is fine but when I try to take more pictures I get at "READ ERROR" message. When I try to look at the picture I took a "READ ERROR" message appears. I formatted the card through the camera but the problem still happens. I do not have a card reader to format it with. What seems to be the problem? Thanks

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Re: 512 MB card problem

If the new 512mb xD card has a prefix of "H" or "M" before the 512, it is not compatable with your A330 unless a firmware upgrade is performed on the camera. You can download all the details here

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have you tried formatting the card first within the camera, as it may be corrupt, or try it in a card reader and format that way.

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