Question about Sony Mavica MVC-FD85 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Sony mavica trouble reading discs

My sony mavica camera will not read any discs all of a sudden..it gives an not formatted error.. how do i fix this

Posted by on

  • jadyjo Jun 13, 2008

    i tried reformating the disc when it gave me the format error c:13:01 but it didnt work..it just makes a clicking sound and then goes right back to the error...

×

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 88 Answers

You may also have a defective floppy drivein the camera
1-772-563-11 is the part number and i think you can still order them from https://www.encompassparts.com/webwiz/wwiz.asp?wwizmstr=WEB.SEE&partnumber=4037211&smodel=MVCFD85

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Legend:

    An expert who has written 200 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 480 Answers

Hey jadyjo,
You need to format the floppy disc by selecting file, then disc tool, and then format in the menu system. Instructions on how to do this are on page 52 of your user manual. Remember that formatting the disc will erase any images on it even protected ones. I hope this helps!

Sincerely,
Allan
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have Mavica CD-350. All of a sudden when I attempt to format a new disc or re-format over an old one, the format process gets to the end and then beeps with the message "format error" After...


The camera may display a FORMAT ERROR if the inserted media is not formatted or if the media was formatted on a computer. This error may also display if the inserted media is not supported by the camera.
Please make sure that you're using either CD -R disc which does not require formatting or CD -RW disc.
If you're using any other discs like CD +RW, CD+R may arise the error message.
If the issue persists with a new different CD -R disc, service may be required for the Camera.

Jan 19, 2011 | Sony Mavica MVC-CD350 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Get disc error message when camera is turned on


Never format the card in the computer...always in the camera.

Feb 20, 2010 | Sony Mavica MVC-CD400 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Have no manual. Got a Sony Digital Mavica 1.3 Megapixel Model NO FD-85 at a garage sale that is giving me a format error with disc in and memory disc in as well.


It just wants you to format them in the camera before using. If you go to the support section of the Sony website, you should be able to download a copy of the manual to your computer.

Sep 25, 2009 | Sony Mavica MVC-FD85 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Mavica mvc-300 disc error c:13:01


I have had similar problem and i think it's a problem with the disc. Make sure the disk is clean and unscratched. Check your other discs, too, to see if they are giving you the same problem. If not, it' is most likely the disc and not the camera.

Jul 17, 2009 | Sony Mavica MVC-CD500 Digital Camera

1 Answer

DISC ERROR


This means the the floppy disk drive has dirty the reader/recorder heads, or the heads are misaligned, or the floppy has a mechanical problem during the reading process.

You can start in blowing compressed air inside the floppy disk.

If it does not work, then the floppy drive will need to be serviced or replaced.

Best regards,

May 29, 2009 | Sony Mavica MVC-FD73 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Sony Mavica MVC-FD2000 can't read memory stick...


THE CARD PROBLBLY HAS NOT BEEN FORMATTED...ARE YOU SURE IT IS A MEMORY STICK PRO "DUO" THERE ARE DIFFERNT KINDS OF MEMORY STICKS (PRO DUO, PRO, QUAL, ETC.)

Feb 21, 2008 | Sony Mavica MVC-FD100 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Sony Mavica mvcd1000


Hello,

For this camera you can only use the 210 min 156mb disc, if you use some of the newer disc, the camera will act as if it is recording the picture, but when you go back it there will be no photos and you will get a disc error. jusy replace with correct disc

Oct 02, 2007 | Sony Mavica MVC-CD1000 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Looking for advise & help....................


Replace the floppy Disk, we can supply this Disk.

Nov 26, 2006 | Sony Mavica MVC-FD75 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Sony Mavica MVC-73


This is an early floppy drive model yes? Drive error could refer to corrupt floppy disc or a failure of the drive. Check the disc angle first - new disk formatted to camera. If it is not that - then buy another camera A repair I guess will not be an option -but checkout Sony first.

Aug 28, 2006 | Sony Mavica MVC-FD73 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Mavica MVC-FD85 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

222 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Digital Cameras Experts

Larry Spears
Larry Spears

Level 3 Expert

625 Answers

Vish Iyer
Vish Iyer

Level 2 Expert

74 Answers

Rick Johnson
Rick Johnson

Level 2 Expert

84 Answers

Are you a Sony Digital Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...