Formatting a smartmedia card, Smartmedia card features camera recording – Sharp VIEWCAM VL-WD650U User Manual
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SmartMedia Card Features
Formatting a SmartMedia
In order to use a commercially available
SmartMedia card with this camcorder, format
ting is necessary before its first use. You also
need to format a SmartMedia card when one of
the following warning indicators appears, in
order to use the card with the camcorder.
• "FORMAT MEMORY CARD"
• "MEMORY CARD ERROR"
• "MEMORY CARD READ ERROR"
• "CANNOT STORE DATA"
Select ETC, then press ►► on the
Operation button. Select “FORMAT” (®),
then press ►► (®) to display the format
• Formatting a SmartMedia card deletes all
images on the card including the delete-
protected Images. Be sure to copy important
data on your computer or other media before
formatting the card (see pages 71 and 72).
• Do not remove the power source during
formatting, as this may cause damage to the
camcorder or SmartMedia card. It is recom
mended that you use the AC outlet for the power
Insert a SmartMedia card to be format
ted into the camcorder.
Set the camcorder to CARD-CAMERA
Press the MENU/DISPLAY button until
the menu screen appears.
'' SCENE MENU
ALL DATA Wl LL
YES [ A BUTTON]
NO [T BUTTON]
• To cancel formatting, press ■ .
Press ►/!! to begin formatting.
Al L DATA Wl LL
VrS [ A BUnON]
NO !▼ BUTTON]
Press the MENU/DISPLAY button to
turn off the menu screen.
• The supplied SmartMedia card is preformatted
for immediate use.
• Use this camcorder to format a SmartMedia
The camcorder may not recognize the
images on a card formatted by a computer or
• You cannot format a SmartMedia card with a
write-protect seal affixed.