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D-390 Got new 2GB card...won't format...says 'card error'. Card too big for camera? Or am I doing something wrong?

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  • caladu2 Aug 20, 2008

    I have the same problem i bought a 1gb card and it won't format. Any ideas?

  • jsatmariet Dec 04, 2008

    Won't let me format. New 2GB card and AA batteries. Whats up?

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The problem is that the largest xD card that your camera can support is a 256mb card without the M or H letters on it. The 1gb or 2gb card is not compatible.

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