Re: [OM] Images on SD card held hostage

Subject: Re: [OM] Images on SD card held hostage
From: Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:15:06 -0700
On 6/22/2020 4:31 PM, Mike Gordon via olympus wrote:
FAM writes:
"I suspect a failure in writing, or in the card itself, either memory or memory 

All the images can be viewed in order on the cam  but that does not exclude the 
above.  So should I attempt to get a new card under warranty?  I think they may 
just send a refurb or some such and possibly not new.
Should I consider the card evil, potentially devouring valuable images, never 
to be trusted, worthy of  banishment to the dust heap of history?  Is a dry run 
of a string of images after reformatting an adequate test?

Sure, if Lexar will send a replacement, get it. Otherwise:

1. Determine that is is, in fact, Lexar. I know, B&H, right packaging.

2. Find a real, read/write tester.

3. Format with the SD Assoc formatter. <https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter/> Sure. we know the camera formatter is best. Except if it isn't, in some obscure way.

4. Then, camera format.

Does the camera allow mirroring pix on both cards? You might do that for a while, until sure the problem was a one time thing.

Suggestible Moose

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