A&P what memory should i get and where?

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  1. D1G1T4L

    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    i just got canon a70 but it comes with 16 megs, not enough to take a lot of pics or movies

    1) should i buy 512 or 256? what do you think is enough?
    2) what brand should i get?
    3) whats a good site to get it from and cheapest one?
     
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    go to some sites that do digital camera reviews. i seen where they put to test a stack of compact flash cards and did a few reviews.

    as for me, i always take my pictures that DL them onto my computer. if you are that way, then think about the longest time you would be away from your computer. maybe a trip somewhere? how many pictures would you take then? what type of pictures?

    i had a 256mb card when i had my a70. i used up about 120mb when i went down to LA for 2 days.
     
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    www.dpreview.com
     
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    Insey I can feel my cunt contracting

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    I have a 32, 128, and 256. I like crucial the best.
     
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    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    can you explain "full capability"

    :) is there more to it than speed and storage space?
     
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    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    Writing speed can be slowed by either the camera or the card. Usually the limitiation is in the card, the camera can send the data faster than the card can write it. However CF technology because of stuff like Write Acceleration and faster controllers has improved to the point where the camera is the limiting factor in the equation. I believe with the D100 even with faster and faster cards the maximum write speed is only 2000kb/s. The same card in a D1h will be able to write at up to 2500kb/s.

    With lower end consumer point and shoot cameras, the camera is usually the limiting factor, its write speed will be slower than the CF's write speed (usually). I'm just rambling now, hope this makes sense.
     

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