I found the information about the Sony recall to replace the CCD on various forums. However, make sure you are removing and reinserting it properly. My next camera will be either a Canon or a Nikon; still Japanese, I suppose. But I'm guilty of doing what you did as well ;) The thing is, most people with the C:13:01 error really have some sort of interface conflict between the memory stick/card More about the author
at least for me :).(i tried over 10x256m , couple 512m and 1Gb sticks, All SONY!, and it worked) Lazar Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:31:21 -0800 Had problem fix is to But i see all these ppl strugling with the C 213 01 error.Solution:Just format the stick with Windows, using FAT file system NOT FAT32. Click here to start a free scan. 54 thoughts on “How to Fix the Sony C:13:01 Error” « Older Comments Will robison on November 3, 2015 at 4:08 am said: HELP..I Sony cyber-shot model- DSC - H100 . https://community.sony.com/t5/Cybershot-Cameras/Error-C-13-01/td-p/7625
This should turn off the error message. Get hold of this tool for your pc. Here's the solution that finally worked for me.
I cleaned the contacts carefully with Qtip and alcohol and it recognized the stick immediately upon reinserting it into the camera sony DSC-P41. RoN Tue, 2 May 2006 07:40:30 -0700 I have a Sony DSC-W1, same damn error C:13:01 with my SanDisk 1gb PRO Memory Stick. Not sure. Sony Support So I decided to try the simplest solution, clean the memory stick's contacts with eraser and than blow of the dusts.
When I try it just displays the error, further proof the memory card interface is the problem.8) Anything people suggested above that could possibly help didn't - I think I covered Sony Memory Stick Error If you've confirmed the correct media type is being used, then there are other things to consider. 2-1. then hit the center button to do it (to reformat). I got the "C:13:01 format error" on my Sony Cybershot camera twice, and had vitually given up on my vacation pictures!
make sure ur batteries r @ full and its all good. sent me your instruction. However, I have taken the camera to SONY twice before they figured out what exactly the problem was! Any ideas\suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Good luck with it. http://www.pechorin.com/m/2004/01/20/SONY_C1301_ERROR-208392.html Take the memory stick and rub the gold contacts gently with the eraser. Reinsert The Memory Card Sony Cybershot Faye Fri, 26 Aug 2005 16:36:01 -0700 I have DSC-P41 camra and I had the same C13:01 format error message. Sony Dsc-f707 Memory Stick Error Have been to the recommended Sony site to reformat memory stick but it does not apply to the 512mb Pro stick!Camera works fine(at the moment) with Sony 128mb and 32mb.
Called Customer Service and Headquarters, right bunch of a**holes they are. my review here I had to create an archive of the DCIM folder in order to copy the files off onto my computer...but it worked and I have my photos. SOLUTION: for all these things is to reformat the chip. Did nothing except for an I'm sorry and that they could send the stick for service (it's already fried, I know it). 13:01 Time
I am well understand how it feels when this message appear. display should show "usb mode normal" ! I have already formatted the card in my camera, so there is almost no chance to recover anything. click site I am not happy to see so many people with the same issue and no quick and easy fix available.
Amit Sat, 12 Aug 2006 16:35:34 -0700 IT WORKED!!! Charlie Tue, 13 Jun 2006 13:19:00 -0700 WOW! so i can't work with the tools, because there is no device.there are nearly 2 gb pics on it.SO PLEASE HEEELP!
Tried using this and gave message saying the Disk Management is corrupt on the card. The time now is 03:35 AM. I lost pictures but got it working again as follows.Put memory stick in my sony Clie PDA and used MS import application to use Memory stick as removeable disk.Accessed this 'disk' I then used the camera to format the stick again (had tried to re-format using cmd on WinXP earlier without luck), and the camera's working fine!
REgina Mon, 07 Aug 2006 17:18:46 -0700 I have tried and tried to remove this damn error C:13:01, nothing I do helps.I have read until my eyes ache, is there any My old sticks work fine. Using the Initialize option in the menu Using the Reset button on the camera Performing a manual power reset Turn off the camera Remove the battery pack Remove the button-sized lithium navigate to this website Then test to be sure you can retrieve the pic onto your computer.