Low level format with D800
The D800 manual says that the Format option only deletes the index of the card and doesn't do a low level format. So you know if there is any option (maybe an "hidden" option) that can do a low level format of the CF/SD cards?
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#1. "RE: Low level format with D800" | In response to Reply # 0stappy Nikonian since 06th Aug 2009Tue 22-Jan-13 01:46 PM
I am unaware of any way to do a low level format in camera. Periodically, I will do a disk check and low level format on the PC with a card reader. I then reformat when putting the card into the camera.
#2. "RE: Low level format with D800" | In response to Reply # 0JosephK Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006Tue 22-Jan-13 11:40 PM
The cameras only do a quick format.
As Brian points out, to get a low-level format you need a card reader attached to your computer.
Once you have done the formatting via the computer, you will still want to do a quick format in the camera before using the card.
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