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The memory card when inserted is not recognised by the camera and therefore the pictures are only saved on the internal memory and that only holds 6 pictures. Please help!!

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  • Helen Mole Apr 29, 2010

    I have tried both of these recommendations and the camera still states when switched on that images are being recorded to the internal memory. Do you have any other suggestions for me?

  • Helen Mole Apr 29, 2010

    Thanks for your continued assistance. The brand is Fujifilm A610 finepix and is 6.3 megapixels.

  • Helen Mole Apr 29, 2010

    The brand of the memory card is an Olympus xd picture card 2 GB.

  • Helen Mole Apr 29, 2010

    All I get is a message when switched on that "images are being recorded to internal memory". I have tried 2 different memory cards and they both don't work. The first is the one that came with the camera and the second is one I have recently purchased because I thought the error was with the memory card.

  • Helen Mole Apr 29, 2010

    I'm sorry I don't know what I have done. I did format the camera and erase all data (by mistake), the screen displays an image of a camera with "in" written on it and Format ok? Then underneath it has ERASE ALL DATA with ok & cancel after that. I apologise for my ignorance I am not very tech minded.

  • Helen Mole Apr 29, 2010

    Thank you soooooooooo much, am I an idiot or what???? I turned the memory card around & hey presto it works.

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Hello and Welcome to Fixya.

Often a card is not recognized due to, wrong format, or the size of the card is too big for the camera to understand or the type of the card is not supported by the camera.

Lets begin with the format, with your camera, most likely in the set up menu, or similar, you will have a Format or erase option to erase the card and format it to the right format for the card to work.

If this doesn't solve the problem, then either the card is too big for the camera or its the wrong type.

Another issue could be that the contacts of the card reader are not touching the card --- before trying this please try another card with the camera only do this if all cards have this issue ---, you would extremely carefully pull those down.

Not Down as in out from the card reader, but down, as in to press down, so that when the card is inserted those contacts would touch the card properly.

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  • Ekse Apr 29, 2010

    Okay, then you may need to change the storage option from internal to external or memory card. Send me the brand and model and I'll look into it.

  • Ekse Apr 29, 2010

    Thanks, I'll get back to you in a moment.

  • Ekse Apr 29, 2010

    do you get any warnings on the display of the camera ? No card? Card not initialized? card error? have you tried other cards?











  • Ekse Apr 29, 2010

    So you have done the Format - erase all data for the memory card in the menu? what did that tell you or did you format the internal memory instead?

  • Ekse Apr 29, 2010

    I've been going over the user manual for a while. Possible problem would be if the memory card is upside down, make sure the gold contacts of the card are facing away from the batteries when inserting the card.





  • Ekse Apr 29, 2010

    With the memory card installed the right way, if it still is not showing up or the IN is displayed, go to the SET up menu and do a reset.




    I owned a camera in the past where you had to select yourself which storage device to use, internal or memory card. but I can't find anything about that in this camera.




    So if the card is still not showing up after you have checked over all my suggestions, there might be a fault with the camera. I would be much more helpful If I could hold the camera in my own hands and take a look around, I'd suggest that you visit a camera shop or similar where a camera sales man or a camera repairer can take a look at it and find out the problem.




    The card and its size is supported by the camera, so it should work.

  • Ekse Apr 29, 2010

    Been there and done that, the XD card is the only card that fits in both ways, I've done it myself!

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