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How to transfer images from computer to camera

Dexter Lab , May 22, 2007; 04:56 p.m.

I need to transfer .jpg images (not taken with the camera) which are on my computer, to camera memory card, so I can plug the camera on my mother's TV and view the images on the TV screen.

I have tried everything but the camera doesn't recognize the files, it's as if they were not present in the card.

Thanks for your help.

Dexter.

Responses

Shun Cheung , May 22, 2007; 04:59 p.m.

In a lot of cases, the DSLR will only recognize JPEG images shot by itself or at least the same model of cameras.

Giles King-Salter , May 22, 2007; 05:15 p.m.

I have used my dSLR as a flash drive to copy files between PCs with no problem. It's also possible to shoot with non-photo files saved on the card, in which case the camera ignores them but shows less space for photos remaining on the counter. But it'll only recognise photos it took itself, and not even then if I rename the photos on the card before downloading them (that's probably not a recommended practice though, I don't do it usually). So, I don't think what you're trying to do is possible.

Anthony Beach , May 22, 2007; 08:44 p.m.

Try placing the files in a sub-directory below DCIM created by the camera.

Ramon V (California) , May 22, 2007; 10:04 p.m.

transfer them to cd and use your mom's dvd player.

Ralph Berrett , May 23, 2007; 03:15 a.m.

What I would suggest is this device SanDisk Photo Album http://www.sandisk.com/ Products/ProductInfo.aspx?ID=1153

While many newer generation TVs offer a dedicated media card port to view digital photographs, the ports aren't always compatible with your digital camera or digital imaging device. SanDisk, the largest manufacturer of all things Flash memory based, from USB memory sticks to digital camera memory cards, has introduced a device that enables you to view and share your digital photos on your TV. Called the SanDisk Photo Album, and retailing for $49.99, the device is a combination 8-in-1 memory card reader when attached to your PC, but turns into a digital media player when attached to your TV set. It includes a remote control for controlling the playback of your media on the TV set and supports JPEG images at up to 16MB, as well as Motion JPEG video, MPEG-1, and MP3 file formats. Media format support includes CompactFlash Type I and II, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, SmartMedia, xD, SD and MultiMediaCard.

julia hernandez , Aug 18, 2007; 01:21 p.m.

how can i transfer images from the computer to my cameraa?

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