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Transform Duo Stick into an SD card ~ Possible?

I want to by a new camera but I want to still be able to use my old memory card. I was just going to buy the same type of camera but bestbuy didn't have that model anymore. My memory card is a Sony Duo Stick but the new camera I wish to buy uses an SD. How can I transform my Duo Stick into an SD. Is that even possible?

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Hi Qwin,

Although you cannot directly use your Duo Stick in a camera which supports SD, you are able to purchase a memory card reader to support both formats. This means that you can transfer data from the Duo Stick or the SD onto your computer, and then put the data onto the other card.

Thank you,
Jason,
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Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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What memory sticks do i need


Quoted from the technical specifications available on the Sony website UK. http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/cyber-shot-compact-cameras/dsc-h300/specifications Storage Media Internal MemoryApprox.55MB Compatible Recording MediaMemory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PROHG Duo, Memory Stick Micro*10 , Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)*10 , Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Card*10 , microSDHC Memory Card*10 , microSDXC Memory Card*10

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Camera keeps telling me to reinsert the memory card. I've tried to new cards. When I put the memory card I was replacing because it is full, it goes back into the camera just fine.


As a last resort you could copy the full card to a computer and then delete the pictures on the card and use that again.

Here is the error list from the camera manual.
This is all I can suggest from here.

"Reinsert the Memory Stick Error"

Insert the "Memory Stick Duo" correctly.

The inserted "Memory Stick Duo"cannot be used in your camera
(See below).

The "Memory Stick Duo" is damaged.

The terminal section of the "Memory Stick Duo" is dirty

Compatible cards.
Memory Stick Duo (without MagicGate)
Memory Stick Duo (with MagicGate) *1 *2
MagicGate Memory Stick Duo *1
Memory Stick PRO Duo *1 *2
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NOT compatible
Memory Stick (without MagicGate)
Memory Stick (with MagicGate)
MagicGate Memory Stick
Memory Stick PRO
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Some Memory Stick Duo have a write protect switch on the back.
You cannot record, edit or delete images if you
slide the write-protect switch to LOCK with a
fine-tipped object



*1
"Memory Stick Duo", "MagicGate Memory
Stick Duo" and "Memory Stick PRO Duo" are
equipped with MagicGate functions.
MagicGate is copyright protection technology
that uses encryption technology. Data
recording/playback th
at requires MagicGate
functions cannot be performed with this
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*2
Supports high-speed data transfer using a
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I need a sd card and cable for sony f 717


Your Sony uses a memory stick called Sony Memory Stick Pro which they don't make any more, it was replaced with a smaller card called Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo, go to ebay and buy a adapter called Sony Memory Stick Pro Adapter it is sliver in color with blue color at the end. Once you get ahold of that adapter, you can now buy the new smaller card called Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo and insert it to that adapter, then slide the adapter with the new smaller card into your camera.
I have several older Sony digital camera that I converted to use the newer Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo cards, it works great ! I checked your Sony model on Ebay and you have to scroll down a bit to see those adapters I just mentioned, some sell with the adapter and the newer memory stick already included in the price.

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Getting an error code c:13:01 on my sony t900 camera


“Memory Stick Duo” is unformatted.
“Memory Stick Duo” is broken.
“Memory Stick Duo” type error
The camera cannot read or write data
on the “Memory Stick Duo”.

Format the “Memory Stick Duo”.
Replace a new “Memory Stick Duo”.
Insert a supported “Memory Stick Duo”.

All above are solution for your quiry

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MY PROBLEM IS THAT MY LAPTOP HAS WINDOW VISTA SYSTEM AND I CANNOT LOAD MY PHOTOS FROM MY SONY CYBERSHOT DSC P73. I NEED THE PROGRAM OR WHAT I NEED TO DO?


To make things easier, you should buy a card reader. There are different types.

MS Pro Card Reader - Is ONLY for the sony memory cards

Multi Card Reader - Will read sD, xD, Ms Pro Duo, Ms Pro, Compact Flash, Smart Media, etc.

Sony has a new memory stick out called the memory stick pro duo. Your P73 does not take this. The P73 takes the Memory Stick Pro. Which is a longer stick. You can go out to best buy or ritz camera and buy a card reader (Memory Stick Pro) and stick your memory card into the card reader and stick that into your USB port on your computer. Since it is USB, this will require NO SOFTWARE.

Your camera came out in 2004. Vista did not come out until early 2007. A lot of software does not work with vista.

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SONY DCS T1 FORMAT ERROR C:13:01


Hi.. I think you have solved the problem yourself... replace the adapter with a memory stick... You have eliminated the micro sd card as bad... now try a new known good memory stick..

Thanks
jim

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Can you use the same memory chip for different camera?


If you mean memory card, Then you will have your old pictures :]

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Unable to upload pictures from memory card to computer


Most laptops that have a memory card reader will only read these types of cards, without needing an adaptor: -SD card -MMC card -Sony Memory Stick or Memory Stick Pro cards -XD cards
However, you have a MS Pro Duo card, although it fits into the card reader slot, the card is a lot thinner than what's expected, so the laptop won't be able to read it.
You need to put the Pro Duo card into the stanard size MS Pro caard adaptor. See attached image.
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Delete some foto on SD card


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Memory card cabablility


Hi mystical9473,

Even if your camera does not have a slot for this type of card, you may be able to keep it for backup or storage. There are memory card readers available that read several different formats, meaning you can transfer files back and forth between the cards or your computer.

Depending on the prices you find, you may be able to purchase an additional SD card for less than a media card reader, so do your research before making a purchase.

Thank you,
Jason,
Go Ahead. Use Us.

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