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Is the Pentax Optio S4i compatible with newer memory cards? When I put my new SanDisk Ultra 4BG SD card in, the camera turns on, but the screen stays black for a few minutes, then gives the message "Memory Card Error". My old SanDisk 1BG card works fine.

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I did some research on you camera and it looks like it will only accept a 512 mb sd memory card. So if you are using a 1 gb card and it works, then you are lucky. More than 1gb will not work with that camera,,,

Posted on Nov 09, 2009

  • jbarsanti Nov 26, 2010

    That not true I've had a kodak 2 GB SD card running for a few years.

  • jbarsanti Nov 26, 2010

    I also had a 1 GB 60X or 75X SD card run fine since around 2005. Paid around $75.00 for the card at the time. I think it was SanDisk. Lost the card. I thought it would improve recording speed but it didn't make a noticeable difference.

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Have you tried formatting the card in the camera first?

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