Re: Olympus SP 510 UZ problems
I have in fact a card reader right in front of my tower, right on the money
about the pin...I am worried of ruining the card. Just spend good money on
the cam & would like to enjoy it!
"Paul Randall" wrote:
> "Malke" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Josy wrote:
> >> According to Olympus , camera sp 510 uz is supposed to be compatible with
> >> vista but not the sofware Olympus Master. At this point that system
> >> cannot even find the camera..never mind downloading any picts. It doesnt
> >> appears on the list & the disk does nothing.
> >> Anyone has any ideas how to make this work feel free to share, I am not
> >> keen on downloading from card so unless I can find a better solution I am
> >> going back to XP !
> >> What were they thinking.....
> > There is no way to make this work without drivers. I don't know why you
> > don't want to use a card reader. They are inexpensive and in general work
> > better than installing camera drivers. If you don't like the Photo Gallery
> > that comes with Vista, take a look at the excellent and free Picasa from
> > Google to work with your pictures.
> Hi, Malke
> I can think of one reason to avoid pulling the card. If a person is a
> little klutzy or having a bad day, it can be easy to insert the card not
> quite straight. The grounding pin is typically a little longer than the
> other pins in the connector. My sister managed to bend that pin inside the
> camera. Not easy to fix. It was one of those cheap $1000 Nikon D80's or
> something like that.
> I can't imagine Vista's not having built-in generic drivers for the OP's
> camera but I suppose its possible that the camera was made a little
> non-standard to save a buck or two.
> -Paul Randall