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Display says card not initialized when a new xd picture card is inserted in the fuji fine pix A340 how do i initialize or format the card

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  • hrochette Jul 08, 2009

    the camera had and functioned with an existing xd picture card 16mb. just want to replace with a bigger memory.

  • hrochette Jul 08, 2009

    i will try the update

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The camera cannot use XD picture card and multimedia card (MMC). SD and SDHC can be used. for compatibility check this http://www.fujifilm.com/products/digital_cameras/accessories/card/a/ you might need to update your product depending on your serial no.
to format the card, press menu to display menu setup, press right to move to setup 2 (3rd tab) you will see Format. click Format to format the memory ("SD" is displayed if memory card is inserted and "IN" (internal memory) if no memory card. hope this helps

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    jose_jersey Jul 08, 2009

    if you look at the chart. the model that you have A340 can use XD picture card 16MB-512MB but if you use other type of XD picture card Type M+ & Type H (which has higher capacity) you must update to make compatible with this type of cards and that also depends on the serial nos. of the product model you have.

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Hi,
Make sure the write protect lock is off by taking the card out of the camera, face the card towards you, look for a small white tab on the left hand side of the card, to unlock it push the tab down, it will be at the side of the card like this display says card not initialized when a new xd - 59a6de4.jpg .

Good luck.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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    nadazonie Apr 19, 2014

    I thought you solved my problem because the tab was UP, but when I pushed the sdhc 4g card DOWN, it displays MEMORY CARD LOCKED.

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