Formatting SD Memory Cards

Sarunas Burdulis sarunas at
Thu Nov 15 17:45:17 UTC 2012

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On 11/15/2012 12:34 PM, Bill Stanley wrote:
> On 11/15/2012 09:22 AM, Graham Todd wrote:
>> I have a Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ10 camera that takes SD memory
>> cards, and won't work at all without one.
>> I have three 4 gig cards, any and all of which gives a "Memory
>> Card error" message when inserted into the camera an turned on.
>> According to the manual troubleshooting info., this could be to
>> the card being not recognised by the camera and it suggests
>> getting the card formatted by the camera once more.
>> However, I can't raise the Menu in order to get the card
>> Formatted; it is simply stuck on "Memory card error". [...]

Sounds more like a camera or card slot connector problem. I would
borrow a known-good SD card for a test or test one of the existing
cards in another camera.

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Sarunas Burdulis
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