R-26: Formatting the SD Memory Card Tags: memory,card,format,initialize,erase,sd The following procedure can be used to clear the internal memory and reload the factory settings of the R-26. After purchasing a new SD memory card for use in the R-26, the formatting procedure must be performed in order to use the card with the recorder. This procedure can also be used to alleviate fragmentation on an SD memory card. CAUTION: All data and recordings will be lost. Be sure to back up any information you wish to keep by clicking on the link below: Insert the SD memory card. On the screen, touch "MENU" and then touch "SD CARD." Touch "FORMAT." Touch "YES."The card will begin formatting. When formatting has completed, the following screen will appear: Touch "BACK" twice to return to the main screen.