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    TonyBrooks
    20 Jul 2012 - 8:33 AM

    Good Morning

    Any advice please on the best SD? cards to use with a Nikon D7000 and why the two slots?

    Have a good weekend - Forecast is Good

    Kind Regards

    Tony

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    kodachrome
    20 Jul 2012 - 9:05 AM

    I use Samsung cards in my D5100 and they are as good as any other brand. 2 slots is for more capacity and the enthuseast can have one subject on one card and another on the other card so the subjects don't get mixed up. You can switch between the 2 if you so wish.

    MattB1987
    MattB1987 e2 Member 2407 forum postsMattB1987 vcard England
    20 Jul 2012 - 9:42 AM

    I use mainly Sandisk cards with a 45mbs-1 transfer rate on them, you have to be careful if you want to shoot at the higher frame rate because if you get a low transfer rated card, as soon as your buffer fills it your fps will reduce to 1 fps or less with a cheapy slow card. The options with the two card slots are pretty cool you can either have its setup to make 2 copies of every photo (i.e. for backup purpose in the field) or you can have it recording RAW on one card and Jpegs on the other card, or you can have it as an overflow so when one card is full it moves onto the next one! Its a really handy feauture I've found!

    With regards to the the cards, Premier Inks seem to do good deals on memory cards, including SanDisk ones!!

    Hope this helps you a bit, have a good weekend, fingers crossed for the weather!

    Matt

    User_Removed
    20 Jul 2012 - 11:04 AM

    As Matt says.

    TonyBrooks
    20 Jul 2012 - 4:36 PM

    Thank you Folks for your comments

    Enjoy your week end

    Tony

    digicammad
    digicammad  1121988 forum posts United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
    20 Jul 2012 - 4:57 PM

    SanDisk for me too, I have mine set up to use slot 1 first and slot 2 as overflow. Between that and the brilliant battery life I now rarely have to worry about carrying spares.

    Have fun.

    Ian

    LenShepherd
    LenShepherd e2 Member 62458 forum postsLenShepherd vcard United Kingdom
    20 Jul 2012 - 10:15 PM

    Nikon's suggestions are at https://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/26795/kw/Memory%20ca...

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