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CoolPix 5000 "OUT OF MEMORY" message that we can't figure out

We were given the camera as a "gift" to use as a back up. We put a new SanDisk 4 GB Ultra II memory card. We formatted the disk. The camera says that the it is "OUT OF MEMORY" Any ideas?

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At 4GB size, your memory card is likely a SDHC card, and not a standard SD card. Although they look the same, there is a difference in formatting. Unfortunately your model camera was designed before the SDHC format came out, and it will not work with your camera. But fortunately standard SD cards are very inexpensive these days, and you should be able to purchase a good 2GB standard card for around $6 with shipping:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_e?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=sd+card+2gb&x=23&y=20

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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The memory card you are trying to use in the camera is not supported. This camera is an older technology that can not recognize the large 8 GB memory capacity of the card. In fact, the largest approved card your camera will recognize is 1 GB.

The list of approved memory cards was obtained from the Nikon Site directly, and pasted below for your convenience.

Nikon has tested the following cards and approved their use in the Coolpix 5700:

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Please rate this reply if it helped you out. Good luck!

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