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The memory card in my pentax optio 60 is full. Can I record over it and if so how The memory card in my pentax optio 60 is full can i recoed over the top of it and if so how David


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Certainly. If you're sure you've copied all the pictures you want to your computer, simply format the card to wipe it clean. Rotate the mode dial to the screwdriver-and-wrench position and turn the camera on. Use cursor-down to select "Format" and press the OK button. The instructions are in the "Formatting an SD Memory Card or Internal Memory" section of the manual (page 22 in my copy).\012\012\012

Memory cards should be formatted each time you finish transferring your pictures to your computer. FixYa is full of people asking how to retrieve pictures from cards that haven't been formatted regularly.
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