Memory Card

  chasbea28 09:31 28 Nov 2005
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I have installed a Lenmark Printer P707, Which has memory card slots.
When I tried to read the card from my digital camera nothing happened.
Can any one help ?
Regards
Chas

  MAJ 09:46 28 Nov 2005

Try re-installing the printer, chasbea28. Also, a more info on your system wouldn't hurt, like Operating System, printer connection type, type of memory card, etc.

  chasbea28 08:43 29 Nov 2005

Thanks for your prompt reply.
Printer has ben re-installed, same problem.
Connection by USB.
System XP, all updates loaded.
Memory card is Smart Media, 32 MB.
AVG and Zone Alarm used.
When digital camera is connected by USB no problem.
Connected to AOL Broadband.
Regards
Chasbea28.

  chasbea28 18:45 03 Dec 2005

Error in printers name-should be Lexmark 707.

  jack 19:16 03 Dec 2005

Printers with memory card slots can operate in either of two modes.
1 as stand alone printer no computer required.
or as a card reader to PC.
Dont know about Lexmark, particulary[ Epson man my self] but when card are loaded into the printer I assume it is 'expecting' to run computer free
is there not a screen on the printer tell you what to do next or an online PDF manual with the disk?

  woodchip 19:17 03 Dec 2005

Does the card go in both ways? try it

  chasbea28 09:11 04 Dec 2005

Jack.
Thanks for replies.
Printer is card reader to PC.
No screen on printer. Will look again at PDF manual.
Woodchip.
Card only goes in one way.
Regards
chasbea

  chasbea28 09:05 07 Dec 2005

Still not resolved.

  jack 15:30 07 Dec 2005

Printer Software.
Once more going olny by Epson experience

The software comea as printer driver,
Card reader or something simliar
plus the usual add ons.
in other wqords load card via camera and WinXp will detect it an another drive.
Load via Printer and the Compyer will only read via printer software- no drive on screen - what did the manual tell you?

  Pidder 18:52 07 Dec 2005

As jack says, if you click on "my computer" does the card reader not show as a "removeable disc"? I would expect XP to find it automatically.

  chasbea28 18:56 07 Dec 2005

Thanks Jack.
Manual did not metion memory card, so back to square one.
My digital camera works well, but its vey annoying that the printer slot does not.
Been to Lexmark web site and got new downloads, No joy. Will keep trying.
Chasbea

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