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Have you checked file extensions? You might have your camera set in the RAW+JPEG storing mode, producing both .JPG and .NEF file for each shot, showing the same thumbnail for both of them. Also many image viewers would show both of them. Solution: Turn off RAW+JPEG mode and use JPEG only mode. Check page 85 of the Nikon D7000 manual - Image Recording ...


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Your camera is probably not the best or fastest USB memory card reader you can own, so even if you are using the fastest card you can buy and the camera claims to be using the fastest USB protocol your computer can handle, it's not very likely that it will give you the best data transfer speeds. A high-quality, high-speed external USB card reader (there's no ...


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I've read that the performance is indeed comparable (at least from reputable vendors), so that makes the only real factors the form factor and the price. I find using an adapter a mild inconvenience, since it's one more thing to worry about, but I don't think that's a big deal. I also don't think "future proofing" is a big deal either, since cards don't ...


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A micro SD to SD card adapter is a passive device, i.e. it does nothing but provide a set of contact points bridging those on the micro SD card and those on the SD slot. That being the case, it should pretty much either work or not work, but won't impact performance... unless you find one of such low quality that the contacts fail to accomplish their simple ...


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SD cards are very safe when stored in their original plastic container at room temperature in a dry place. The same is generally true of Lithium Ion batteries. Protecting the metal contacts on the SD card and battery will prevent the majority of damage to either device, either through corrosion, physical damage, or electrical short. Storing the memory card ...


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Just solved the issue by chance - I used exfatlabel to name my card and voilá it was auto-detected and works fine under Linux and in my 6d:)


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I have a K-3 with both the "FLUCARD PRO 16 GB O-FC1" and a "SanDisk Extreme" Class 10 80MB/s 32 GB. The SanDisk stores images about twice as fast as my FluCard. I've figured this with the following test: Erase the memory cards. Set the K-3 to manual exposure, 1/500th, Motor Drive H (9 shots/s). Hold down the shutter for as long as the camera takes ...


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From the symptoms you describe a virus is highly unlikely. Physical damage is a high possibility. When placed the card in the wallet, if you then placed the wallet in your back pocket and sat down this could have put significant stress on the card resulting in damage. If this is the case card is probably beyond economical recovery. If there is any ...


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There's no way to assign a date-based filename on-camera. However, there are quite a few pieces of software that will help do just this when ingesting photos from the memory card to your computer, giving you the ability to define your preferred file name, folder structure, and assorted metadata, too, such as Adobe Lightroom and Camera Bits Photo Mechanic.


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Turns out to be a setting in the Registry, look at: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies If there is a value WriteProtect, set it to 0, if not, create it as a DWORD and set it to 0 Solution found at kioskea.net


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Have you tried doing a full reformat of the memory card? It sounds like it may be taking your camera that long to read files or a file directory that are on the card.


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Assuming you're talking about an SD card, there's a possibility with some cards with very easily shifted write-protect tabs to get shifted into read-only position upon insertion into certain readers, and shifted back upon removal, by any slight friction. I've had this happen a couple of times, and it seems like kind of a perverse design to me (I've actually ...


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The lock switch on an SD card is a simple physical mechanism. The card reader feels for a gap where the lock switch should be, and if it feels a gap it write-protects, but if the tab is there it enables write. (If the lock switch breaks off, you can put masking tape where it used to be, in order to be able to write to the card. It's basically the same ...


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As per camera (EOS REBEL T2i/EOS 550D/Kiss X4 Digital) manual the size of recorded video is 330 MB/min which mean 32GB card will be OK for you. But be aware videorecording will stop automatically after 29 minutes 59 seconds. Of course you can start it after this to shoot another ~30 minutes The mentioned speed of 30MB/s is read speed and write speed is ...


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Doing a full format will do the trick. Go to disk management on your system and right click on it as well as choose to format. That's the best way to ensure that everything is erased on the card and you may start storing photos from scratch. Good luck!!


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Check contacts on the card and clean them if needed Try reformatting the card using sdformatter, which makes proper and more thorough format than the camera and often helps with similar issues


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According to SanDisk the best way to buy a card from an authorized SanDisk retailer... They also say "If you are concern about the authenticity of your SanDisk product, you may contact SanDisk's tech support and select the appropriate tech support option for your product." There are also some articles and videos that help you spot the difference between a ...


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The clue is in the title of the support article which is "What memory cards have been tested for use in the Nikon D3100?" and not "What memory cards have known to be incompatible with the Nikon D3100?" Nikon are not saying that the 32GB SanDisk cards (SDHC/SDXC) are not compatible, only that Nikon have not tested them. SanDisk appear to have tested their ...



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