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Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
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Experience:  30 years of experience as a TV station technician gives me a unique understanding of technical equipment issues.
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I have a Kodak Easyshare C875 digital camera. I

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I have a Kodak Easyshare C875 digital camera. For years I have been using an SD card. I purchased a few SD cards exacting like the one I have in my camera. Cards con't work and camera said needs to be downloaded. Please tell me how this can be done. Nothing on the camea itself states "download".
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell A. replied 1 year ago.
Hi, If you are trying to use 4gb or larger capacity card, they are by design, not compatible with your camera. The Kodak C875 , made in 2005 / 2006, can use cards up to a 1GB capacity. The larger cards have a different file structure.and will not function correctly with cameras made before 2007. A 1GB card is the highest capacity that this camera can use. See page 63 of the manual page attached. 2gb SD cards will work but I have found them to be fairly unreliable in these older cameras. You can get a 1gb card at the link below. http://http://www.amazon.com/1GB-SD-Media-Memory-Card/dp/B000O1HSN2 Please keep in mind that my diagnosis & solutions provided are directly dependent on the accuracy of your description of the problem. As with any "do it yourself" fixes, success is a "team effort", since I can't see or touch the camera, and relies on the customer's manual dexterity and ability to follow the instructions well.If you require additional information, please use the Reply to EXPERT to contact me. Click the ratings only after our exchange is complete and you are satisfied.If you are satisfied that my answer is accurate or has provided a reasonable alternative solution, please do not forget to rate my answer OK, Good or Excellent.Thank you