Status of the card access lamp and SD card

Card access lamp

SD card status

Orange (illuminated)

Recording target

Both reading/writing are permitted. Current recording target.

Green (illuminated)

Recording possible

Both reading/writing are permitted.

Orange (flashing)

Accessing card

Reading/writing are currently being performed.

Orange (rapidly flashing)

Recognizing the SD card

The SD card is being recognized.


An error has occurred. This will flash even if the SD card is not inserted when an error has occurred.

Green (slowly flashing)

No remaining recordable capacity

There is no more SD card recording capacity. Only reading is possible.


The lock switch of the SD card is set to the LOCK side.

Recording not possible

It cannot record with the recording format that is currently set. To record, change the recording format or use the SD card compatible with the recording format.


SD card not inserted

SD card is not inserted.

Illegal format

It is not the correct format. Reformat the card.

Card not supported

This is a card that cannot be used with the camera, such as MMC (Multi Media Card).