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11-28-2017, 01:21 PM   #1
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Strange memory card problem

So, I was in a middle of photoshoot last week and K-1 suddenly displayed an error message(which I don't remember as I was in a hurry and didn't write it down) and froze. I had to remove the battery to get going again and found out that last two files coulnd't be shown in preview but nothing else. When I got to my computer though I found out that I was missing more than those two files, whole scene of 12-15 photos was gone. Stranger still the image numbering was continous so it was like I didn't even shoot that scene.

Haven't had the problem since and I think it was the card that was to blame since I haven't used it after that day. Still wondering though if the problem could resurface again.

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Most likely the card. I would format it if you haven't already. Many cards come with lifetime warranties, so if it happens again that could be an option.

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Just curious, but was it a Lexar card? I've heard of odd behavior/failures from them.
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Just curious, but was it a Lexar card? I've heard of odd behavior/failures from them.
Sandisc extreme III. Also, fw 1.41.

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Sandisc extreme III. Also, fw 1.41.
I think the Sandisc are top notch in reliability, so I would write this off as unusual but possible. You could mess around with various approaches to formatting in a PC etc., but for the price of these things, throw it out and get a new one.
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I think the Sandisc are top notch in reliability, so I would write this off as unusual but possible. You could mess around with various approaches to formatting in a PC etc., but for the price of these things, throw it out and get a new one.
The card went out of rotation after I found out that photos were missing. No point to risk it.
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If for some reason one tries to play back PS exposure when writing to card is not complete it is possible to crash the camera. This happened to me quite a few times and I also lost images that way. FW was whatever it was in April 2017.
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If the card(s) are formatted in the camera to be used prior to use then it should not have a problem. If it does, the user could try it and another card after both being formatted in the camera to be used and see if either operate normally.

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