Posts Tagged ‘memorycard’

Delkin Debuts ‘World’s Most Rugged’ SD Cards that are ‘Virtually Unbreakable’

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If you or the environments you tend to shoot in are extremely tough on your SD cards, and you’ve not yet been able to find a line that can stand up to the beatings you give it, then you might want to check out the new BLACK line of SD cards from Delkin.

Labeled the ‘world’s most rugged’ photography SD memory cards, Delkin claims the BLACK line is waterproof, dustproof, extreme temperature resistant and ‘virtually unbreakable.’ Read more…

SanDisk Unleashes a Massive 512GB SD Card with the World’s Highest Capacity

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Secure Digital eXtended-Capacity (SDXC) memory cards have a maximum theoretical storage capacity of 2 terabytes, and today the industry just got one step closer towards hitting that limit. SanDisk has announced the world’s highest capacity SD card for photographers and videographers: the 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO┬« SDXC UHS-I card.
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Back to Basics: The Difference Between SD SDHC & SDXC, and Which is Best for You

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I will start off by saying I am partial to SanDisk memory cards, but I recently found a great write up on their website that is pretty much universal, explaining the difference between SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. I wanted to share this information with everyone because sometimes it can be confusing trying to figure out which SD Card is best for you. Read more…

Camera and Memory Card Found After Two Years in the Pacific, Photos Still Intact!

Maybe we don’t give memory cards enough credit, because for all of the stories of corrupt files and irretrievable photographs, we have some astounding stories of memory cards performing above and beyond what anybody thinks they could possibly do.

The video above shares one such story that surfaced (pun intended) recently, of a memory card and camera that were discovered after spending two years at the bottom of the North Pacific ocean. You see where we’re going with this… the photos survived. Read more…

Deal Alert: Pick Up Two 8GB SDHC Cards for Free with Free Shipping

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Here’s something you don’t get very often: something for nothing. TigerDirect is currently selling Centon 8GB SDHC Class 4 memory cards for, get this, zero dollars. All you have to do is fill out the mail-in rebate. Read more…

Toshiba’s New microSD Cards Set a Speed Record, Feature 8x Faster Write Speeds

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As cameras get smaller, one of the places they can choose to save space is in the memory card department. A great case in point is the new Nikon 1 J4, which ditched standard SD cards in favor of their smaller micro counterparts.

The problem with this move is that microSD cards tend to be much slower than standard SD, but that might not be the case for too much longer thanks to Toshiba. Read more…

SanDisk Announces Huge Capacity 128GB microSD Card

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Yesterday, SanDisk unveiled the newest addition to its Secure Digital memory card lineup: a 128GB microSDXC card that effectively doubles the storage capabilities of the current generation of cards.

And while the practicality of that much storage on a microSD card isn’t overly exciting for most photographers, there are certainly some scenarios where this will be beneficial. Read more…

Lexar Announces Its Own CFast 2.0 Card, Claims ‘World’s Fastest Memory Card’ Title

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One of the cool, though not all that useful, announcements to come out of CES yesterday night was of Lexar’s new “world’s fastest memory card.” The announcement is cool because, well, it’s the world’s fastest memory card. It’s not useful (at least not yet) because chances are very good you don’t own a camera that can take advantage of it. Read more…

SanDisk’s New CFast 2.0 Card Clocks in as the World’s Fastest Memory Card

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SanDisk made it clear last September that it would not be pursuing the XQD memory card format, but instead would focus its energies on CFast 2.0, the then newly-announced high-speed CompactFlash spec.

Almost a year later, SanDisk has finally debuted the fruits of that decision: a card that is both the world’s first CFast 2.0 card, and the world’s fastest memory card of any kind. Read more…