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Old Mar 30, 2006, 2:39 PM   #1
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i have just bought a new coolpix 8800, got the latest firmware 1.71.

Nikon say that hitachi Microdrives work, when i insert the microdrive it says "this card cannot be used."

I know the card works on my pc, ive formatted it to FAT and FAT16 and FAT32.

I used a similar card a magicstor 2.2gb, similar problem.

Normal Compact flash cards work fine , but the microdrive is a problem, anyone know how to fix it

many thanks
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Old May 19, 2006, 10:56 AM   #2
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I use both a4 and 6MB Hitachi Microdrives in my 8800. I only format them using the camera. Thats a Nikon recommendation.Try formating using the camera.
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Old May 22, 2006, 1:08 PM   #3
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i can't use it either..nikon 8700...camera says it can't read the card..what process do i have to go thru to get the camera to accept the card..

I"m a novice at this...so please bevery explicit about what i have to do to get it to either format or have camera read card..thank you
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