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Questions tagged [memory-card]

The storage media used by digital cameras. Currently the most common memory card formats are Compact Flash (CF) and Secure Digital (SD)

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Capturing image from movie on memory stick inside camera without using a computer

I'm in a dilemma. Currently the computer in my house is a pentium 3 with Slackware 13 Linux OS. (Yes I know, stone-age compared to today's technology). I also own an Canon EOS Rebel T4i EOS 650D ...
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Can a DSLR camera get a virus?

Some time ago, my laptop was infected by some worm/virus, which also spread to my USB sticks and my DSLR's memory card. All photos on the memory card were shown as 1kB files, without a possibility to ...
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Permanent, personal data storage solutions for high resolution photography [duplicate]

>3TB HDD with SATA and/or USB3.0 HDDs are so cheap these days. You can get 4-6TB drives from Western Digital and Seagate for under $150. Affordable and high-volume. Sounds appealing. You could set up ...
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Can a 64 GB memory card be used in a Nikon D80?

I am attempting to format a 64 GB SD memory card for an upcoming trip. Using the instructions provided by Nikon, I receive a flashing "FULL" and 0 frames/pictures after formatting. What can I do to ...
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How to see which photos are protected when putting the memory card into laptop?

I have Nikon D80. I have protected the image 'DSC_7219.JPG' on the camera because I like it. Is there any way to see which images were protected when I put the memory card into a laptop? I've ...
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How to recover footage from a bent SD card?

I have an SD card that was left in a MacBook Pro and subsequently bent directly across the lining of where the SD card sticks out from the SD card slot. The card is not detected by computer or camera, ...
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Is there a performance penalty by using dual cards in a camera?

I've recently upgraded to a camera that has dual cards and plan to make use of it by mirroring to both cards. As the camera theoretically has to make the double amount of writes, is there a ...
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Why is my Nikon camera writing non-identical files in Dual Cards Backup Mode?

I have a Nikon D7000 with which I use dual SD cards. I have the camera configured to write the same images to both cards, in case one of the cards becomes unreliable. I accidentally let the two ...
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Backup+format or buy a new SD card?

It's come to the time where my 128GB Samsung Micro SD has only 1% of its capacity left. Given I'm going travelling this summer, I need more memory to shoot. Is it better for me to buy a USB 1TB HDD, ...
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Which Memory Card for use with Rebel XT for trip to Arizona? [closed]

I am very inexperienced and am taking a trip to Arizona with a Canon Rebel XT. What flashcard is supported by this camera? What transfer speed do I need to have at minimum/maximum? Are there any site ...
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Is it safe to swap cards with Magic Lantern on them between two identical Canon cameras?

I have two similar cameras, both 7Ds. Both have Magic Lantern installed and both use their own CF card. Is it safe to borrow a card from the other camera when needed? Or should I uninstall ML from one ...
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Any recommendations for how to choose a data recovery company [closed]

I have an SD card that suddenly cannot be read. There are several sentimental photos on there. I tried the recovery tools from the manufacturer's website as well as several 3rd party tools. None of ...
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Does an XQD USB-C Card Reader exist?

I want to be able to read photographs from my XQD cards via my new MacBook Pro which has only USB-C ports. Does any card reader exist to allow me to access my photographs?
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How to transfer photos to a phone without a computer?

I'm a beginner photographer and I'm facing a problem. I'm going to be traveling for 5 days and of course, I'll be taking my DSLR with me but I can't take a computer with me. Is there a way to transfer ...
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Memory adapters vs. the real thing

I have a number of cameras that take a range of memory cards. 1. SD 2. CF 3. Memory stick pro 4. XD I have a range of media including genuine versions of all these as well as adapters to use micro ...
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Canon G9x hasn't saved images

I bought the camera about a month ago but the card is quite old. I took a bunch of photos today and when I came home they were all gone... Tried to take new pictures, it works fine. The pictures I ...
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Will my GoPro 5 Hero Black work with Verbatim Premium SDHC Class 10

I've just bought a new Go Pro Hero 5 Black and a couple of accessories , since I've already spent a lot , was thinking of getting a cheaper memory card. The Verbatim Premium SDHC Class 10 is ...
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Help recovering Nikon raw files (.nef) from corrupted sd card [duplicate]

I have come back from a family vacation looking forward to put my hands on this problem: I was shooting with my Nikon D600 camera and a dreadful message showed up (card err). I changed to a different ...
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Why do most DSLRs lack support for very high speed (100+ Mbps) memory cards?

If we take a look at SD cards, we've had the UHS-II standard for a few years now which can allow writing at 300+ Mbps. However only a dozen cameras currently support it, with most using UHS-I at most. ...
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What memory card should I get for continuous shooting for my Nikon D850?

I have a question related to memory cards, buffers, and FPS settings. I am in the process of selecting accessories for a Nikon D850 that I am ordering. It allows for both SD cards and XQD memory ...
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How can compute write speed and capacity requirements for memory card?

I have found various online comparisons of write speed for memory cards. How can I figure what limitations a given write speed will impose? For example, in the above linked comparison, the highest ...
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How can I recover erased images on a SanDisk Ultra Plus memory card? [duplicate]

I have a Sandisk UltraPlus 16GB card—used in a Canon Powershot SX30IS—on which nearly every frame has been erased…I don't know how. I do not format. I use the card as storage. I use a card till it'...
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Best memory card for my new Canon camera (700D) [duplicate]

I just bought my first camera (Canon 700D) which got delivered to a friend who I will be visiting next week. The camera came with no memory card, so I need to buy one. I have two questions: I was not ...
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How can I diagnose a (possibly) malfunctioning memory card reader to fix it?

I recently dropped my wife's Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5. There appears to be no damage to it whatsoever...except there seems to be an issue with its SD memory card reader that prevents it from writing ...
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Why can't I import images from a CF card in OS X Sierra?

OS X Sierra is not reading my CF cards any more. I'm going nuts. I can't import any images from a card. Anybody had this issue and know how to fix it?? I can shoot tethered without any issues, just ...
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Is a SanDisk Extreme Compact Flash card compatible with a Canon 5D Mark IV?

Is a SanDisk Extreme Compact Flash (CF) card (60 Mb/s) compatible with a Canon 5D Mark IV? If not, what is?
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How do I tell which memory card is better for burst shooting?

These cards are of the same brand, both are type "SD HC", both also have the little 10 in a circle (which if I have understood things correctly is some measurement of the speed of the card). But the ...
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Does a micro SD–to–SD card adapter affect the write speed of micro SD cards?

I am using a micro SD card, with an SD card adapter, in my Canon EOS 550D. I do this so that I can insert the card into my phone to view my photos and videos. While taking videos with my Canon, video ...
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How choose an SD card for a camera. ? There are lots of variants in the market

There are lots of memory cards in the market that can be used for digital cameras. But how do we choose the best one for our camera. Any suggestions?
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What will happen if I use my phone's memory card in a Nikon D5200?

I have a 16GB memory card that I got while purchasing the camera. But I also have an EVO Plus 32GB microSDHC card in my mobile. Is there any issue using this card with an adapter in my camera?
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Canon error message: “Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/Change the card or format card with camera”

I have a new Canon Rebel T6 and just charged and loaded the battery and then loaded a Lexar 32 GB card. I am getting the following error message: Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/change the card ...
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Will saving in RAW + JPG provide the same IQ result as saving them both separately?

Storage is cheap nowadays, and carrying a few extra SD-cards aint to heavy. Is there a real downside to this option? Besides filling up more memory and some extended loading times? The question is ...
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Memory card capacities and set up in Nikon D7000

A couple of things I don't understand with regards to the memory cards in my D7000. I have two SanDisk Extreme Pro 8GB cards installed. The manual states that the approximate number of NEF (14-bit ...
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If images are “protected” on a memory card but I accidentally format it, will they be any easier to recover?

I protected (or locked around 10) pictures on my Nikon D750 with the intention of deleting other files off my memory card to continue to use the card. However, instead of doing that, I accidentally ...
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Will a faster SD-card let me take more photos in a row?

I use a Canon 600D with various lenses, and I currently use a memory card with 30mb/s. I always shoot raw and I've recently discovered that, if I shoot 4 - 5 RAW photos in a quick sequence, the camera ...
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Is there a way to write a “foreign” image so a Fujifilm X camera will display it?

I have a paranoia about accidentally formatting SD cards which contain photos I haven't uploaded yet. I try to be careful about it, but since I'm sometimes juggling two or three cards, I still get ...
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Suddenly my camera says “Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/change the card or format card with camera”

Suddenly my camera says "Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/change the card or format card with camera". I have canon EOS 600D. Help me
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How do I get my photos off a card with a “card cannot be accessed” error?

Can anyone help me please? I'm about to use my camera, a Canon 600D, but when I switched on my camera I cannot access any of my photos in my camera. It says "card cannot be accessed." I tried to ...
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Does using multiple smaller memory cards decrease the probability of losing data? [duplicate]

I once heard it suggested that using multiple smaller memory cards was a good way to decrease the chances of losing data. It's hard to argue with the logic that several memory cards are unlikely to ...
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Can I use XQD cards on Nikon D810

I tried to search some information on this; but unfortunately could not find anything. Could someone help me understand if it is possible to use XQD card in a Nikon D810.
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What should I do when my camera stops recognizing my SD card?

All of a sudden yesterday my camera kept saying "No card in camera". I worked with it and finally I took the SD card out of the camera and switched it to lock, place it back in the camera and of ...
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Why does the E-420 panorama scene mode require an Olympus xD-Picture Card?

The Panorama scene in the E-420 requires an Olympus xD-Picture Card memory card to function. Why is this so? It seems an artificially created limitation just to sell some more vendor-specific ...
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How to find max write speed of a camera [duplicate]

I'm looking at upgrading my 95 MB/s SD card to a UDMA 7 CF on my 5D mk II; however, I know that eventually I'll hit an internal hardware bottle neck (after all the processor can't spit out images at ...
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Am I the only one who hates uploading photos from his memory card? [closed]

I'm not sure if I'm the only that has this problem: do any of you find hard to manage the photos you take with your digital camera? I'm gonna make the comparison with a smartphone: with the ...
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Can a firmware upgrade enable a camera to use SDXC memory cards?

Is it possible for a firmware upgrade to a camera (a Leica M9) to enable it to accept SDXC memory cards above the 32GB limit of SDHC, or is this change from SDHC to SDXC actually something which would ...
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Why do people recommend copying the entire Canon SD card folder structure?

When I insert my SD card into my laptop after shooting photos and videos, two folders show up: DCIM and MISC. I have heard people say you need to copy everything over when transferring, but the MISC ...
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How can I use a wireless SD card (like EyeFi) to save photos to a network share?

I am wondering if a wireless SD card exists that can be setup to copy photos from the card to a file share through an existing wireless network. Basically I want the process of getting the photos ...
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Is Mirroring on one card is done through camera or through cards?

It was a vague title, let me explain:) Some cameras for example Nikon D-610 and D-810 that I have used have two slots for memory cards and in settings you can tell it to use Slot2 as a mirror for the ...
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What is the difference between UHS-I & UHS-II Memory Cards for Canon 550D T2i [duplicate]

I have Canon 550D T2i Camera and I am using Sandisk Ultra to capture photos. Recently I have tried to capture shots at night in Auto Mode and found it very slow and missed some good shots. So I ...
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How can I see photos my friend downloaded onto my SD Card?

I have a Canon Powershot. On a recent trip, a friend downloaded his Olympus photos onto my SD card. While they don't show in my photos, I know they are in a folder on card. How do I access them?? When ...