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Can I use 4gb memory card in pentax optio s5i support

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No. The S5i works with SD cards, which max out at 2GB. It will not work with higher-capacity SDHC cards.

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SOURCE: transfering photos from pentax optio s5i camera to p.c.

You should be able to get the software from the manufacturers website. Most manufacturers keep the software up there for free all you have to do is download. Otherwise I personally prefer to use a USB card reader. All you have to do is unplug the memory card from the camera and insert it into the reader. The computer then sees the card as a jump drive. The card reader is much easier in my mind because you don't have to learn the less than fabulous software most manufacturers use for their cameras.

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SOURCE: 4gb Memory card error

In order to use 4gb memory your camera has to be approve for SDHC use.

If it isn't the most memory you can put into your camera is 2 gb

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It will not work with any "sdhc"

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SOURCE: can a pentax optio S5i support a 8GB memory card

No the Pentax Optio S5i does not support an 8gb memory card.

8gb would be an SDHD card, the S5i came out before SDHD so it does not support them.

Standard Secure Digital Cards come up to 4GB in size so you could use one of these. The highest standard card I have is 2gb and that is fine in mine.

My S5i locks up if you put an SDHD card in.

The only firmware update that Pentax supply does not effect this, SDHD needs different hardware.

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Hi will a 2gb sd card work in a pentax optio s5i?


Yes it will but that's the limit. Don't go out and try use an SDHC card of 4gb and higher.

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Upgraded to Windows 7 & it no longer recognises my Pentax Optio S5i camera ? Cannot download my photos since installing Windows 7. Can we get updated software for my camera ?


HI there there try to download the windows 7 camera driver from pentax website. It will start work then. Another way is remove the memory card & put in in a card reader then you can also transfer all photos from card to computer For further help ask me . Thanks.

Mar 23, 2010 | Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

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Can a pentax optio S5i support a 8GB memory card? Do I need to download a driver to support an 8GB memory card/


No the Pentax Optio S5i does not support an 8gb memory card.

8gb would be an SDHD card, the S5i came out before SDHD so it does not support them.

Standard Secure Digital Cards come up to 4GB in size so you could use one of these. The highest standard card I have is 2gb and that is fine in mine.

My S5i locks up if you put an SDHD card in.

The only firmware update that Pentax supply does not effect this, SDHD needs different hardware.

Jan 02, 2010 | Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

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When Iturn it on the screen go blank and say card lack it is a pentax Optio S5I digetal camara


Look at your memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.

Jun 19, 2009 | Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

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4gb Memory card error


In order to use 4gb memory your camera has to be approve for SDHC use.

If it isn't the most memory you can put into your camera is 2 gb

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Driver


USB driver for the Pentax Optio S5i available here.

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Transfering photos from pentax optio s5i camera to p.c.


You should be able to get the software from the manufacturers website. Most manufacturers keep the software up there for free all you have to do is download. Otherwise I personally prefer to use a USB card reader. All you have to do is unplug the memory card from the camera and insert it into the reader. The computer then sees the card as a jump drive. The card reader is much easier in my mind because you don't have to learn the less than fabulous software most manufacturers use for their cameras.

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