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5Dmk3 SD card


Dvaid e2
5 247 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2012 11:12PM
What is the need and function of the second card?
Advise please.

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User_Removed 7 736 4
27 Nov 2012 2:43AM
Backup or overflow or keeping stills and video separate.
User_Removed 7 736 4
27 Nov 2012 2:45AM
oh or shooting RAW on one and jpeg on the other (RAW for archive, jpeg for speed in the field if you're a PJ and need to file asap).
Paul_Anthony e2
2 386 4 Wales
27 Nov 2012 7:48AM
Why not, if you can do something that improves functionality (see above), then you may as well do it.
Dvaid e2
5 247 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 9:34AM
So what speed card should I buy? Or doesnt it matter?
27 Nov 2012 12:13PM
The fastest you can get - SD cards are cheap compared to CF for some reason - I use a 32gb SD 45 mb/s for RAW and 8gb 60 mb/s CF for the large jpegs. - shows approx 800 images
Dvaid e2
5 247 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 1:05PM
SD or SDHC or SDXC Whats the difference please?
27 Nov 2012 1:45PM
Google is your friend Grin
SD cards have grown in capacity too (SDHC is SD High Capacity, while SDXC is SD Xtended Capacity). SDHC cards typically come in capacities between 4GB to 32GB. SDXC cards come in sizes of 32GB of higher, with a theoretical maximum of 2TB.

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