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You need to format a new card in the camera.

Pentax Optio E10... | Answered on Nov 12, 2019


The E10 works with SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work. You need to use SD cards 2GB and smaller.

Pentax Optio E10... | Answered on Nov 12, 2019


Sounds like a memory card problem. Try using A 512mb San Disk SD Card. Not a San Disk SDHC card. see if that doesn;t help you out. Good-Luck

Pentax Optio E10... | Answered on Nov 12, 2019


Sounds like battery life is gone. If there rechargeable batteries they might not be holding a charge anymore.

If your camera has a power cord that plug into your camera to charge the battery does it do the same thing?

If it doesn't have a power cord, what happens when you plug the camera into your computer?

Pentax Optio E10... | Answered on Nov 12, 2019


http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/support/man-pdf/optio-e30.pdf
Instruction manual
Does the SD card have enough room / is it fast enough for video?
(the E30 records Standard def video so it should be OK)
Do you get any error messages at all?
Does it allow you to record video and then fail, or can you not activate recording in the first place?

Pentax Cameras | Answered on Nov 05, 2019


Hi, Penny,

I'm sure you will get a great deal of pleasure out of your new acquisition. To get a manual, try using Google 'Pentax SV camera manual'. You can get a great deal of help, advice and assistance from PentaxForums.com as well.

Pentax Cameras | Answered on Oct 04, 2019


To what camera does this statement (it is not a query) apply ?

Pentax Cameras | Answered on Sep 28, 2019


http://driverscollection.com/?V=Pentax&S=66
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Pentax Optio... | Answered on Sep 12, 2019


Hello, Susan -

Fixya.com does not have updated drivers for any computerized equipment.

If you have not already done so, I suggest you contact Pentax directly regarding an updated driver for your Optio RX18.

Pentax is owned by Richoh.

You may be able to find assistance from another Optio RX18 owner through the PentaxForums.com :
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/7-pentax-compact-cameras/194995-pentax-optio-rx18-rz18.html
You will need to register (free) to post a question on a forums.
Best wishes.

Pentax Cameras | Answered on Sep 04, 2019


You need to format the internal memory with no card in the camera. Then, you need to format the memory card in the camera.

Pentax Optio S5i... | Answered on Aug 24, 2019


First of all, I assume you are using an SD card (Max 2GB) as that appears to be the maximum the camera can use. That being so, all you need to do is either transfer the contents of the internal memory to the SD card, or to your computer, thus freeing the internal memory. Then set the camera up so that it writes straight to the SD card.

Pentax Cameras | Answered on Aug 23, 2019


i think it means the film hasn't loaded properly. I had this and opened up the back and the film hadn't wound so it wasn't exposed. Anyway i just wound the film around a bit and shut the back and it turned on like normal. hope this helps. 

Pentax IQ Zoom... | Answered on Jul 27, 2019


Try Google, or contact Ricoh for your country.

Pentax Cameras | Answered on Jul 16, 2019


I have old Lenses that I use; you must set your lens to manual, Switch left hand front of body. That should resolve the problem.

Pentax *ist DS... | Answered on Jun 14, 2019


13-p2huxcneo513p1ejiveg1evd-3-0.jpg What was condition of the battery when it was last used?
If it was fully depleted you are probably going to need a new battery.
Very inexpensive, luckily.
Lithium batteries are superb, but if they are neglected or allowed to fully discharged they are best replaced.
Nice camera

Pentax Cameras | Answered on Apr 03, 2019


You can't. Camera need professional service. Google the manual, some cameras have a lock to keep the shutter open, press down and turn the the right to lock.

Pentax Cameras | Answered on Mar 18, 2019

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