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New SanDisk 4GB CF Card - Coolpix displays out of memory

Formatted the card several times in the camera. Still shows out of memory. Will this card work in the 2100?

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This is because the Coolpix 2100 and 31000 models cannot handle a card of that large a capacity. As it's only a 2MP camera anyway it doesn't need it.

The Coolpix 2100/3100 will usually accept up to a 512MB CF card, and 1GB Lexar CF cards up to and including the 24x WA write accelerated (although write acceleration itself offers no benefits on this camera). With Sandisk only a plain old and now obsolete SDFB allows a 1GB card to be used and the regular Sandisk Ultra (not Ultra II or later) will only work up to 512MB.

The camera was discontinued long before these much larger CF cards were released and Nikon no longer actively support the product so no firmware updates will be available. The hardware wouldn't support such cards anyway.

Compatibility chart for CF cards address below:-

http://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/26030/c/241/r_id/127673

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

  • doreen_si82 Aug 27, 2011

    thank you for that info, I spent a fortune on two different makes of CF cards from two different sites who both recommended a 16GB memory card for the Coolpix 2100. Time to reinvest in a new camera I think .

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    The Coolpix models I mentioned cannot handle cards of that large a capacity. End of.

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Do other CF cards work in the 2100? If you regularly use a CF card no reason that the 4GB should not work.

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