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My a200 won't work after formatting a I b m flash card

Hi can anyone help me or is my camera Useless .I formatted an I.B.M flash card as for some reason it would not recognise it been all right for years but stopped working stayed can't recognise card went into settings found format it asked me if I wanted to clean pressed yes the bar filled and stayed complete went to switch over to camera and camera was dead I know that it must be the card as it would not work in my a2 and luckily enough it would not format it is it a firmware problem and can it be rebooted and how do I do it many thanks steve

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Sometimes a flashcard stop working. depending on the Age of the card. they do have a finite amount of reads and writes. its like and SSD if there are too many bad memory cells on the chip and it can get enough errors or bad cells to the point you cannot format it. if you have a PC and have a reader for the card you can try to format it as Fat32, if that fails get a new flash card. if you are using a CF card or the Sony Memory Pro card

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If the new card is bigger than 512 mb, it won't work in a C-750. The camera has a size limit of 512 mb. Anything bigger will give you a "Card error" error screen when trying to format it.

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