Changing Camera Settings

Low Level Memory Card Formatting

Perform low level formatting when [Memory card error] appears, the camera does not operate properly, you think that the recording/reading speed of a memory card has dropped, or recording suddenly stops while shooting a movie. As you cannot retrieve the erased data, exercise adequate caution before formatting the memory card.

Choose [Low Level Format].

zChoose [Format], then press the m button.

zPress the op buttons to choose [Low Level Format], then press the qr buttons to display .

zPress the opqrbuttons to choose [OK], then press the m button.

Start the low level format.

zress the op buttons to choose [OK], then press the m button.

XLow level formatting starts.

XWhen low level formatting ends, [Memory card formatting complete] will appear on the screen.

Complete the low level format.

zPress the m button.

Low level formatting may take longer than standard formatting (p. 22), since all recorded data is erased.

You can stop a low level format of a memory card by choosing [Stop]. When stopping low level formatting, the data will be erased but the memory card can be used without problem.