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Why is my camera reading card error to all memory cards even without any memory card?

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When it can't find a card it might report this as an error. Try putting a card in.

Posted on Nov 09, 2014

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SOURCE: Memory Full Error

to use a memory card u have to check the manuel probably u have to buy an mmc card for storing pictures and videos as it is an sd card u have to first dormat it u can do it inside a mobile phone also

Posted on Jul 05, 2007

SOURCE: samsung nv3 sd 'card error ! ' message

my camera say card error, can u help?

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Card Locked ! Error

Remove SD card, then whilst card is removed, delete all pictures that may still be stored in cameras 'internal' memory (usually just a few) then replace SD card. Should be unlocked now?.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

SOURCE: camera says my memory is full

It can only take a 2gb memory card. anything higher than that it won't be able to use. The reason it's saying the memory is full is because it's still using the built in 15mb (something like that)

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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The largest SD card you can use in your Samsung NV10 is 2GB. thats why once you insert the 8GB sd card its shows card error or need to fromat.

FYI. for every digital camera there's a compatible memory card and you can see from the box or manual and Its writen SD or SDHC.

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Posted on Aug 10, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks, I didn't know that! Now I'm just annoyed at the store who sold me the 8GB memory card. Guess I'll have to save that one for later."

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Some older cameras will only accept certain size memory cards and types. Some faster new memory cards may not work with your canera - check your manual

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My camera read "card Error" when i put one in


Probably the first thing to try is formatting the card. There is a function in the camera menus to do this. If it won't format or gives an error when you try, then there may be an issue with the connectors in the card slot or the card may be incompatible.

Maybe it is having trouble with the size of the memory. Memory cards have grown enormously in capacity in the last couple of years, and even relatively new cameras may not be able to cope with the memory size of the newest cards. It is often difficult to find out the maximum capacity a camera will use, as today's memory cards are much larger that those available when the manual for the camera was written.

SD and SDHC cards fit the same slots, but many cameras won't work with the SDHC (high capacity) cards. SDHC is not backwards compatible.

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Hello I have a Canon Powershot A540 camera. It is about 6 years old. I have used memory cards previously without a problem. I recently puchased two new memory cards and cannot use them. When I...


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Since your camera is more than 6 years old the problem is probably related to SD/SDHC compatibility. You cannot use a card larger than 2GB in your camera.

In 2008 the SDHC format was introduced but even though it fits the SD slot perfectly , the camera's manufactured before 2008 does not have the capability to use the card and reads card error or other messages.

This is 9/10 times the problem you will have. If you have a card smaller than 2Gb with witch you are having the problem , please read the following tip a friend of mine wrote on the subject as it covers all the possible alternative problems you can encounter.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4117096-card_locked_error_fix

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You need to format the internal memory with no card in the camera. Then, you need to format the memory card in the camera.

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I bought a new memory card and when i insert it I get the message: memory card error. how do i correct this? thanks


Some cameras will not support the later versions of the SD v2.0 released after June 2006 (secure digital mutilmedia card) memory cards that are on the market/

First check the size of the card in (MegaBytes) some older cameras will not even read a SD v1.x 2MB card but will read the smaller 1MB size.

Check for compatibilty with SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity, SD 2.0) on your camera even though it will fit as it has the same form factor (footprint) as the SD v1.x the camera is not set up to read it and will throw and error.

I suggest that after you have checked all this try and get your money back.

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This camera only supports up to 2GIG or memory card so that's the reason why the 4 GIG wont work with it....

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Invalid File...


There is quite probably some connection error between the memory card and the camera's memory card bay. Take a clean anti-static fabric (like the one we use to clean eye-glasses) and wipe the contacts of the memory card and those of the camera's memory card bay/slot (if you can reach them somehow).

Have you tried another card? If another memory card works, then it's obviously a problem of the specific card.

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