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06-14-2016, 07:03 AM   #1
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WG-1 Memory Card Error. Firmware needed?

Hi, I know its hardly state of the art now, but I have a a Pentax WG-1 GPS camera, which I have had for a few years, and it has always been brilliant. It suddenly now says 'Memory card error'. I have tried formatting the SD card, tried several other different SD cards, but to no avail. I googled the problem and lots of people suggest it needs updated firmware. But on the RICOH website and can't find the appropriate link to the correct firmware (I'm looking here:Software Downloads : Support & Service | RICOH IMAGING). Any ideas what I can do please? It has always been such a dependable pocket camera until now!


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There's no update for the WG-1. It sounds like the camera's internals may have gone bad- but before giving up, I'd try doing a full format using a PC, just to make sure it isn't the memory card's fault. Also, I don't believe the WG-1 is compatible with cards larger than 32Gb.

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