A&P Getting images off of CF card?

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  1. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    Different people say different things about the "safest" way to take images off the CF card.. I've always just plugged the camera in and done it that way, but I recently read somewhere that the "safest" way to get them off is to use a card reader.

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    I don't know about safest, but card readers are usually much faster. If you're concerned about losing images, just don't format the card until you're sure you have all the images off it.
     
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    kristin my dog > *

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    Is it true that taking a card out and putting it back in multiple times can make it fail faster or is that just a myth?
     
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    myth, unless you're using cheap shitty cards maybe.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    myth busters
     
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    I need a CF card reader. The 30d seems to take longer to pull pictures off of than the XT. :dunno:
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    larger files :dunno:
     
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  10. IntheWorks

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    I usually just jam my CF card into the floppy drive I've never lost an image that way.
     
  11. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    :eek3: I should try that!





    I don't have a floppy drive on my laptop though :wtc:
     

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