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Card Error None of my 3 memory cards are being accepted by my camera all of a sudden. I get a Card Full message, but when I try to view the images, the screen reads No Images. I've tried to format the cards again, but get a Card Error message. I've updated my firmware. The manual doesn't offer any suggestions for this error that I seem able to repair on my own. Any ideas?

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  • mstowe2850 Dec 25, 2007

    Cf card gets card error message on Evolt 500. Tried new card and the same effor. Cards inserted to card reader are read just fine.

  • wsorokes Feb 04, 2008

    I receive a card error on the Olympus E-500. I've tried with 5 cards, 3 Compact flash and 2 XD cards... Same error with all cards. Any ideas??

  • yrbkteach Mar 17, 2008

    Same problem The CF is not reading but works in other cameras. What do you do?

  • wdgjr Apr 15, 2008

    I tried to update firmware, tried different cards, and it will not recognize usb cable when attached

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2008

    all the sudden the memory card shows error and will not read card. tried 2 other cards and get same error message. camera is only 6 mo. old.

    Tried to clean and tried new card. Still shows card error.

  • Anonymous May 19, 2008

    Took out my card to buy an extra for a trip to africa and since then neither new nor old will work = "card Error" message. Have had the store try and no help

  • wsorokes May 11, 2010

    Yes, cards work in card reader and other camera's.

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If you are using a card reader for transfer to the computer, it is possible that you are corrupting your memory cards by accident (you have to make sure to eject the cards before removing them from the card reader). Try a new card and see if it will work, if not you may need to reset your camera settings.

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After receiving the same problem, I found that cleaning the card port helped. There may be some dirt in the way.

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Have you tried putting it in in someone's card reader to try ?

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