Earlier I made a post saying I was able to recover images on an xD card ( http://www.fourthirds-user.com/forum...5332#post35332
). That part was cool.
But when I put the card back into the E-500 about all I can get is a "Card Error" notice. That's OK. I'll just reformat the card - in the camera - NO GO! When I tried to format the card using the menu all that showed on the screen was "BUSY_________________". The only way I could get out of this was to open the media door and remove the card. The camera was totally useless and unresponsive while "Busy".
So I put in card #2 and viewed the images on the card, powered down and up and viewed the images again. I put card #3 in - Card Error.
The card errors are a 1G and 2G Olympus xD card. The Fuji xD cards have not been a problem (fingers crossed; knock on wood).
I've not had any problems using CF cards. My daughter uses her E-500 exclusively and uses CF cards exclusively without problems.
I have several hundred dollars tied up in xD cards. I hate to think that Oly xD cards are defective.
Am I doing something wrong? Anyone experience this with xD cards?