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The camera accepts a memory card of 256 MB but rejects a new memory card of 4 GB, initially I thought it was a card problem so exchanged the card for a new one of the same capacity but still the same problem - could it be that the camera is not capable of working with a high capacity card.

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Your camera can only use standard SD cards up to 2GB capacity, and even then they must be formatted to FAT16 and not the usual FAT32 used on most pcs these days. Standard SD cards actually go up to 4GB and your camera would accept those with a suitable firmware update but Panasonic never released one and they certainly no longer support the FX8.

Most 4GB SD cards are actually SDHC cards, and your camera cannot handle these as it lacks the internal hardware to do so.

You'll need to stick to a standard SD card of 2GB maximum capacity: don't worry about the FAT16/FAT32 thing as your camera will correctly format the card when you first use it. Carrying 2 x 2GB cards is more reliable than carrying 1 x 4GB card anyway as you always have a spare if one of them fails.

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Yes. Maximum capacity card for your camera is 1GB.

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