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4gb Memory card error

When I put in my 4gb memory card into my camera (Pentax optio s50) it reads "Memory card error"

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  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    How do you find out if your camera is "SDHC approved" ?

  • euugen Jan 30, 2009

    Help me please with firmware update for Pentax S50 ?!?!
    I have 4Gb sdhc card,  the same problem.

    thx

  • thimsel Feb 19, 2009

    I have this same problem with my Pentax optio s4. I get a memory card
    error. I think it may have to do with the memory card contact pins.
    most likely the card was flipped over when inserted and one or more of
    the contact pins was pushed out of place. The expert at the local
    camera shop says that these contact pins require a very sensitive
    adjustment. I have had the camera apart but access to the pins is
    almost impossible. If this is the case, then the sad truth is that to
    have an expert repair this would cost more than the camera is worth.
    One other possibility may be that the firmware needs to be updated to
    restore operation although the internal memory works just fine. Any
    solutions/ideas.

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In order to use 4gb memory your camera has to be approve for SDHC use.

If it isn't the most memory you can put into your camera is 2 gb

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