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Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by Mr Cat, May 23, 2005.

  1. Mr Cat

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  2. SeaneyC

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    If you're ok with Ebay, plenty of people selling 1Gb normal Sandisk ones for about £40 inc P&P, and the Ultras for about £50, not sure if you'd need/want the extra speed or not....
     
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    I'm also looking for a CF card for a Powershot (G6).

    Question is, will it take advantage of the higher speed CF cards around
    (Sandisk UltraII, Lexar 40x+ etc)?

    There's a good deal on Kingston 512MB at My Memory (£17.99) . Claims
    to be 40X. Anyone with experience of this card?

    Cheers
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  4. Mr Cat

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    there are some cheap ones on e-bay, but 15 quid + postage...they having a laugh..?
     
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    Yes I noticed the (very) high postage charges . + reluctance to
    combine purchases in the same package/postage. (I mean how heavy
    is a CF card?)

    I've had a couple of wobbles on Ebay recently which reminds me you have
    factor in the risk too. (Non delivery (in my case) or possibly fake
    parts in the case of memory cards)

    Any idea if the G5/G6 can take advantage of high (write) speed cards, or
    is all the benefit in PC download?
     
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    Plenty of choice here.
     
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    http://www.robgalbraith.com/bins/multi_page.asp?cid=6007-7699

    For Shakey - Next to no difference for the Extreme and the Ultra 2 mate, unless you're shooting in extreme conditions, unlikely! Save yourself 30% and just get an UltraII

    Speaking on a personal note, i've ordered about 6 memory cards off Ebay over the years, never any problems, Sandisk have international 5 year warranty anyway, just make sure your seller has a decent rating (many have 20,000+!!)
     
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    :smashin: Cheers mate, I'll probably go for an ultra then.
     
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    sandisk extreme are better made and come with a lifetime warranty i know this is being picky but there you go as normal cheaper in hong kong then usa then here. a friend brought me back the Sandisk 1GB EXTREME III Compact Flash (133x Speed) only cost him £42 which is stupid when you think how much we are being ripped off in the uk
     

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