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My apple computer does not recognize the Olympus Camedia D450 SmartMedia reader-writer. How do I get my pictures to my computer?

I checked online for software updates for this and there is nothing for MacBook Pro that I can find. Is there some other configuration, or hardware, or software that would make it possible to get my pictures? It's a perfectly good camera, but pretty useless without download capability.

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  • T. Lindquist Jun 24, 2012

    From reading other questions, I'm guessing that it's an issue with compatibility with MacBook Pro and the SmartMedia cards. They look like other cards, but perhaps don't work the same? I can see the pictures I took eight years ago using the screen on my camera, but alas, cannot find a way to download. There is no place for a connecting cord on the camera. What I had to do was take the card out of the camera, put it in a SmartMedia reader which was connected to a computer. At the time, I had a PC (eight years ago) and didn't have problems downloading then. However, now I have a new computer. I have the old disk for Camedia,, by the way. Unfortunately, my old computer sits in the garage gathering dust and not working or I'd just go out there and use it to save the pictures off the Smartmedia disk.



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If you find an online user manual for the Olympus C-860L camera, please tell me (send an email to "dave at burtonsys dot com").  Thanks!

In the meantime, try this...

With the data cable unplugged,

Open the sliding front to turn the camera on.

Press and hold the green button on the back, light up the LCD display,

Press the menu button on the top edge of the camera (the button farthest from the shutter button).  That should bring a menu up on the screen.

Press the menu button repeatedly to switch between menu screens.  E.g., press it twice to get to the resolution screen (SHQ / HQ / SQ).

Press the "+" and "-" buttons to move between menu items.

Press the shutter button to select/OK the menu item you have selected.

I hope this helps!

-Dave Burton

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I just spoke to Olympus Tech Support.

You have to download Olympus Master 2. (Their program is no longer called Camedia Master.)

At their main site, search for olympus master 2.

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