Buying a Memory Stick on the high street...

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  1. Simebaby

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    ... can anyone recommend a good place to look. Had a scout round and PC World are selling the Sandisk 1GB for £109 - which is obviously far too expensive.

    I've got a 1GB stick on the way, but I wouldn't mind picking up another 1GB or even a 512Mb today - can anyone recommend any high street stores that may sell them (at not too ridiculous prices).

    TIA

    Si.
     
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    ASDA have them a bit cheaper (go to the camera/digital photo bit!)... still way too expensive for me though!
     
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    I have some sandisk ones by the weekend that I am going to put in the classifieds section.
     
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    I'll keep an eye out - though I was hoping to pick one up today (does anyone sell them that would do refunds after a couple of days - evil, I know!)
     
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    Cheers all - just to add, Argos are doing 1GB Pro Duos for £82.99 - still a bit pricey for me (at the moment), but if anyone is interested...
     
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    http://www.mymemory.co.uk/search.php

    Sony 256MB Memory Stick PRO DUO (Sony PSP Memory)

    £25.90

    20% OFF!

    Sony 512MB Memory Stick PRO DUO (Sony PSP Memory)

    £36.99

    20% OFF!

    Sony 1GB Memory Stick PRO DUO (Sony PSP Memory)

    £64.99


    P&P comes out at approx £4 per item
     
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    eBay is the only reliable place to get memory sticks at a cheap price. I got a 1gig Sony High Speed for my phone for 52.98 including delivery. No high street store or e-tailer is going to beat that.
     
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    Yep ebay is great, if you look at the auctions rather than buy it nows you can get some wiked bargains.

    I got a 512mb card for £16 the other day + 6 quid postage but its still well cheap. Postage however was 86p to be exact.
     
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    I too purchased a Memory card off Ebay but was very annoyed to find that the card was corrupt and had been tampered with.
    I dont think i'll be bothering to search ebay again thats for sure.
    Of course i know that it could've been one in a million but have since heard of similar cases. :mad:
     
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    I had no problems, and nor have other people I know that have cheap ones. Its probably best to get from a seller that accepts returns on faulty items
     
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    I've bought two cards on eBay. Both had no problems. I can give you the name of the guy I got it from if you want?
     
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    ebay was great for me £52 a good few weeks ago or dabs are doing 2 gig for £127
     
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    i dont call £160 for 2gigs cheap!
     
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    How much are you gonna be asking breakers?
     
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    :thumbsup: Chrislad - That would be great if you could forward me the details of whom you bought your memory cards from off of Ebay please.
     
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    And very reliable to boot, I highly recommend them. www.onlinememory.co.uk are pretty cheap too but as everyone else says, you can't beat Ebay.
     
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    I've seen 2gb sticks going for £100 inc postage or less on the bay, seems like the best place to shop. Just use a reliable 'bayer and you should be kool ;)
     
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    I've just come back from France and 1GB sticks were 99 euros in the shops. That's about £70 or less, so why are ours so much more in the shops?
     
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    Got a Sony High Speed 2GB for £92 inc P&P on ebay
     
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    i'd wait for this hdd thats supposed to be coming out.
     
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    GD2, what was the sellers name and is it working ok?
     
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    10blue.com ?
     
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    I wouldn't, unless you want to treble the thickness of the PSP.
     
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    I'd really appreciate somebody PM ing me details of any reliable/fast EBay sellers of 1 or 2GB Pro Duo mem sticks.

    Ta

    Jai
     
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    argos is doing 1 gig for £69
     
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    If you go to Woolworths and buy ANY PSP game you get a scandisk 512MB memory stick for half-price (£30). That's not too bad I reckon. I had £20 of Woolies vouchers so it was a good deal for me.

    If you wait a couple of weeks the PSP giga pack will be available. That's basically a PSP value pack with a 1GB memory card and USB cable included. Think that's gonna be about £210. When that's available I reckon memory card prices will fall.

    Hope that helps.
     

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