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Memory stick error

I've lost the 4mb memory stick that was included with the camera. The cam corder was manufactured in 2001. With the speed of changing technology I don't know if I have purchased the correct replacement or not. I have tried the memory stick pro and I have tried the memory stick pro/with the memory stick pro duo insert and I can't format the stick inserted. Please offer a solution to my problem and just tell me what type of memory stick is compatable.. My email address is ..

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Re: Memory stick error

Hi bubba9

if you are using the handy cam just look at the specs on the manual to determine what memory card is compatible. based on your info it is unlikely that the camera even supports 4gig of memory. You should try the smaller sony memory stick up to 2gb only and it should work. good luck


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