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I have the 2-1 sprocket! How does the sd  card work? Can we take pictures with no film in the camera but with the sd card in it?

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Welcome to the HP Support Community. This is a great place to get support, find answers and tips to your technical queries. I have reviewed your post and I understand you have questions about your HP Sprocket.


Don't worry, I'm here to help! 


  • If the paper is loaded with a micro-SD card with available storage - Captures a photo using the camera, a shutter sound plays, saves a digital version to micro-SD card, and one copy of the photo prints
  • If no paper is loaded with a micro-SD card with available storage - Captures a photo using the camera, an error sound plays, and saves a digital version to the micro-SD card (Micro-SD Storage LED blinks red)

Installing a Micro-SD card -


1) Make sure your HP Sprocket 2-in-1 is powered OFF. Use a fingernail to insert a micro-SD card into your device. The label on the micro-SD card should be facing up towards the Paper Cover.
2) The Micro-SD Storage LED will turn red if there is a card error. Remove the micro-SD card, restart the printer, and then reinsert the micro-SD card to clear the error.
3) When a micro-SD card is inserted in the device and the device is connected to a computer using the USB Charging Cable, instant camera and printer functionality is unavailable. 

Hope this helps!


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