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Xd picture card error - will not format - Olympus Camedia D-390 Digital Camera

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  • NBB5050 May 18, 2008

    Card error ( E) and could not format XD- 2GB picture card on Camedia C-5050 zoom digital camera

  • pisces_77302 Sep 03, 2008

    I have the same problem. But I have formated my 64mb card on the computer and the camera still wont format it. It keeps giving me card error...

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I used 512MB and it worked.

Thanks

Posted on May 25, 2008

This camera can only take xd up to 256mb cards
according to the olympus usa cust. serv

Posted on May 23, 2008

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Have a XD picture card M256mb and it still says card error when trying to format the card? whats the problem, whith this picture?

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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Hi,

Try formatting with an external card reader and PC.

Posted on Apr 17, 2008

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SOURCE: XD Card format

Have you sent the camera to olympus for the free upgrade to enable the xd 512gb and 1gb card? go to the olympic site and then to their support page for c-50zoom and look for instructions for the upgrade,you must have the product ID from the package and the sales receipt and make sure you have purchased the olympus sponsored card mfg.This is listed in the instructions. They get the job done pretty quick and pay for the return shipping.

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Olympus 2G xd M card with pictures - error message "clean card" or format

I also have had this problem.. I rang Olympus & they sent me a Digital Image Recovery Freeware.. Im currently trying that. They told me that for some reason wen we put our XD cards in our card reader it puts a file on the card, which can sometime corrupt the card. If you cant get the pic off your card using a recovery program, you can send away & get it professionally done..(probably at a cost). The only way to get rid of the error is to format your card again try to remember to upload pics with your cable rather than the reader.
(Fingers crossed I can get my images from this software)

Posted on Jun 05, 2008

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SOURCE: clean or format card error on Olympus XD card

I tried solution #1 using PC inspector Smart Recover. Worked flawlessly. recovered every single picture on the guard, which is DAMN lucky because they were my college grad pics.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: I installed a 2gb Olympus xd picture card and

wow that is kinda long did you format it in the camera or on your computer? also if you turn down the video/picture quality it will not take so long but 2 min is kinda long you might have a bad card take it back where you got it and see if they will swap it for a different one format it in the camera and try again if it is still slow try to format it in your computer and use FAT32
this is the most compatible and should work best Thanks 8^)

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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Card not initialized?


The error can be caused by:

1. The xD-Picture Card or internal memory is not formatted.

2. The xD-Picture Card contact area is soiled.

3. a camera fault

for 1.:

Format the xD-Picture Card or internal memory on the camera (p.130)
To format the internal memory or xD card goto format in the setup menu and chose the correct memory.

for 2.:

Wipe the contact area on the xD-Picture Card with a soft, dry cloth. It may be necessary to format the xD-Picture Card

(p.130).

If the message still appears, replace the xD-Picture Card

for 3.: You won't like this one:

Contact your FUJIFILM dealer.

Oct 30, 2013 | Fuji FinePix S6500 Digital Camera

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Format xd card error I bought new Fugifilm xD-Picture card, 1 GB, and putit in camera. Brought up format screen and attempted to format. All I got was "card error!". I thought the problem might be the...


Try formatting the card on your pc, connect the card to a card reader, open my computer find the card, right click format, try standard fat first and format. if that doesn't work try Fat 32.

Jul 16, 2008 | Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

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Card error message during formatting XD picture card


The max card size for the camera is either M or H512mb. Try the following website to locate cards for sale www.oempcworld.com

Nov 11, 2008 | Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

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Once i turn the camera on its says : card error


The manual gives the following under Explanation:

The xD-Picture Card contact area is soiled
The xD-Picture Card is damaged
The xD-Picture Card format is incorrect
Camera fault

The manual offers the following under Remedy:

Wipe the contact area on the xD-Picture Card with a soft dry cloth. It may be
necessary to format the xD-Picture card
If the error message is still displayed. replace the xD-Picture Card.
Contact your Fujifilm dealer.

Aug 25, 2008 | Fuji FinePix A330 Digital Camera

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Xd memory card


A card access error may indicate that an xD-Picture Card memory card is in a write-protected condition. xD-Picture Card memory cards have a special protection feature to ensure that your pictures are kept safe. NOTE: During this condition, you can still use the printer for printing and saving photos from the xD-Picture Card to a secure location, such as the computer hard drive. To resolve this error, try the following:
  • Reinsert the xD-Picture Card memory card into your camera and turn on the camera. In most cases, the camera automatically makes the necessary changes.
  • Reformat the xD-Picture Card memory card. See the documentation that came with your camera for instructions on reformatting the memory card. Note that this process erases the pictures currently saved to your memory card. To save these pictures, transfer them to the computer before reformatting the memory card. Once you reformat the memory card, transfer those photos back to the memory card using the computer.

Jul 29, 2008 | Fuji FinePix Z10fd Digital Camera

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We have a new olympus camera 1010 and cannot get the camera to use the card to store photos it only wants t use the internal memery help!!


This camera takes 16MB -2GB cards. When you insert the card, make sure that it is formatted. Usually when you insert a new card or one that was formatted for a different camera (or a PC), the Olympus 1010 will ask you to either "Clean card" or "format".

Once you have it formatted, the camera automatically defaults to storing pictures on the card. When the card is removed it will start storing back to the internal memory.

You should see an small icon on the bottom right of the camera windows display when you are taking pictures as shown on page 63 of the manual. When the xD card is installed, you should not see this icon.

If you have a faulty xD card or one that is unrecognizable, you should see error messages like those on page 57 of the same manual.

You can always go to the MENU button and click the RESET button to restore the factory default setting. Make sure you remove the xD memory card before resetting your camera. Take one or two pictures without the card and then insert the card and see if the pictures are stored in the xD card now.

Apr 30, 2008 | Digital Cameras

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a blinking red light next to the viewfinder means one of the following:
It most likely is an xD-Picture Card Warning--meaning
no card inserted, card not formatted, incorrect format, card full, xD-Picture Card error (perhaps it was scratched when you removed it, or it received a shock.) If it looks dirty, clean it with a cotton cloth.
Have you touched your xD card? It is located in the battery area. You can either pull it out, or push it in and it pops out. Perhaps it wasn't pushed in all the way. Try that first. If that doesn't work, do you have another xD card to try? Maybe you can find the little one it came with--usually a 16 MB card. The 512 MB are pretty cheap these days online. I know that my card works whether or not it is formatted in the camera or by my computer, as I download all my pictures into my laptop with its card reader. If you did that, and erased the Fuji file the images usually sit in, you might have to download the card with a computer card reader, as the finepix software might not work. You will find loads of programs happy to download from a card reader--I like Windows live photo gallery. In fact, that is the ONLY thing I like about Vista. My camera then always reformats the xD card when I put it back.
One explanation: "The xD-Picture Card will work well for long time, but will sooner or later lose its ability to store and play
back images or movies. If this happens replace it
with a new xD-Picture Card."
If something is wrong with the xD card, an error message should appear on the LCD display. If you haven't fixed it with the info I;ve provided you, let me know what the error message says.

Mar 09, 2008 | Fuji FinePix E550 Digital Camera

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You can add memory to your camera by purchasing an xd memory card.
Compatible cards
xD-Picture Card (16MB – 1GB)
There are two ways to record the pictures you take with this camera.
Recording pictures to the internal memory
• Pictures are recorded to the internal memory, and when the number of storable still
pictures reaches 0, you must connect the camera to a computer to download the
pictures, and then erase the pictures from the internal memory.
Using an xD-Picture Card (optional)
• Pictures are recorded to the card when inserted in the camera. When the card is
full, you download the pictures to a computer, and then either erase the pictures
from the card or use a new card.
• Pictures are not recorded to the internal memory when a card is inserted in the
camera. Pictures in the internal memory can be copied to the card using the
[BACKUP] function.
g“BACKUP Copying pictures in the internal memory to the card” (P.25)
“The card” (P.60)
Number of storable still pictures and recording length of movies
Still pictures
Movie
• If you use a non-Olympus card or a card used for another application, such as for
a computer, the message [CARD ERROR] is displayed. To use this card with this
camera, use the [FORMAT] function to format the card.
g“MEMORY FORMAT (FORMAT) Formatting the internal memory/card” (P.24)
Additional shooting tips and information
Increasing the number of pictures that can be taken
IMAGE QUALITY Image size
Number of storable still pictures
Internal memory Card (128 MB)
SHQ 2816 × 2112 2 25
HQ 2816 × 2112 6 76
SQ1 2048 × 1536 8 108
SQ2 640 × 480 60 726
IMAGE QUALITY Image size
Remaining recording time
Internal memory Card (128 MB)
HQ 320 × 240 (15 frames/sec.) 32 sec. 6 min. 37 sec.
SQ 160 × 120 (15 frames/sec.) 2 min. 8 sec. 26 min. 28 sec.

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