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Canon 70D max supported SD card size

I've just went through the Canon 70D manual and couldn't find any reference regarding the supported SD card sizes. Is there a max supported size limit for the 70D? I want to purchase a 256GB card and ...
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Does Canon 5D Mark III support 256GB MicroSD?

I'm currently thinking about getting a 256GB MicroSD card to use with a Canon 5D Mark III DSLR camera, and am wondering what the maximum MicroSD card capacity is supported by the camera. Does anyone ...
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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 is my SD card filling up too quickly?

I recently bought a 32GB SD card for my 60D. I have it set to raw + jpg and when I inserted it for the first time it showed 898 shots available, which looked right because my 16GB cards hold approx. ...
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Approved memory cards for nikon d3100

From many sources I find that Nikon supports only 16 GB (not 32GB) SanDisk sdcards. This is the source of the information
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Why is my SD card filling up too fast?

I have a Canon Rebel T3 and a Lexar Platinum II 8 GB SDHC class 6 card. I can only fit about 180 photos on this card that are roughly 5 MB each. Unless my math is really bad, that's only about 900MB ...
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What type and capacity of memory card is supported by Canon 500D?

I was going to buy a new memory card for my Canon 500D and I was wondering if SanDisk Extreme III SDHC Card 8GB which has a write speed of 30MB/s would be a good buy. How can I find out if my camera ...
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What to consider when choosing a memory card for Nikon D90?

I need to get a memory card for a Nikon D90 camera. I think it needs to be class 6 or better so that camera is not slowed down by memory access. Are there any other things to consider when getting ...
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What is the largest memory card that is supported by the Canon IXUS 960 IS?

My wife has a Canon IXUS 960 IS, and she's finding that she is filling the 2Gb cards I'd originally got for her too quickly. I know that some cameras have a maximum supported capacity for memory ...
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Is it better to have one large memory card or several smaller ones?

I don't think anyone can give a definitive answer, but what are the factors I should consider? What are the pros and cons? I'm thinking: What are the costs? the risks? How is usability affected? ...
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