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I have bought a F401 sold as brand new !!! once charged up instead of getting an image on the lcd screen all i get is coloured streaks - not good for a new camera eh ? i wonder if the sensor is faulty ? any ideas please would be welcome - ken

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The newest review I could find on this camera was in 2007. I hope you received a manual with it. This camera uses an XD card an SD card will drop in the slot but not work. Okay when you first get the camera the day date and time need to be set. there is an internal battery that retains these settings. What you need to do is go into your menu and format your camera may call it initialize the memory card both the camera internal memory and the memory card in this case an XD card. It doesn't matter that it's a new card or camera the memory has to be formatted. each time you down load pictures to your computer hard drive the memory card will need to be formatted. After you have formatted your problem should go away, if not I'd be taking it back.

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  • syzygy66 Dec 30, 2010

    sorry but your reply was for a Z5 - i have a F401 - ken

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    Well from where I am the "Header" Says Fuji FinePix Z5fd Digital Camera

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    Robert Taylor Dec 30, 2010

    You still need to format your memory card, new card or not formatting allows the card to function properly with the camera it is being used in. I have diagrams to show you where to go and how to do this but now that the post has had an answer FixYa doesn't have the "box" to allow uploading images

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