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SDHC Flash Memory Performance on Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

SDHC Flash Memory Performance on Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Digital SLR cameras generally save their images to one of two different types of memory card: the majority support CompactFlash (CF), while others such as Nikon's D3000 and the Canon Rebel XS write data onto Secure Digital (SD) memory cards. The latter are inexpensive and favorable for their smaller form factor and better physical contact surface instead of fragile pins. Some DSLRs, however, have dual card slots, such as the Canon Digital EOS 1D Mark II N or the Nikon D300s. Last time around, we reviewed number of UDMA-6 high performance CompactFlash cards on the world's fastest DSLR, the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, and we promised to put some Class-10 SDHCs through the same tests. That day has come, so read on to find out how Class 10 SDHCs stack against UDMA-rated CF on the Mark IV.

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Toshiba Camileo SX500 & SX900 camcorders outed

Toshiba Camileo SX500 & SX900 camcorders outed

Toshiba have announced a pair of new, Full HD camcorders, the Camileo SX500 and SX900, each recording in 1920 x 1080 30p/60i to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards up to 64GB in size.  The barrel-format cameras - which can also grab 10- and 14-megapixel stills respectively - each have electronic image stabilization together with face and color tracking.

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SanDisk 64GB Ultra SDXC card on sale for $350

SanDisk 64GB Ultra SDXC card on sale for $350

Looking for a huge quantity of speedy flash memory for your DSLR or HD camcorder?  SanDisk have pushed their 64GB Ultra SDXC memory card out the door, and the Class 4 card certainly promises enough.  Up to 15MB/sec read speeds are supported, with data kept in exFAT file structure; one card is enough for over eight hours of HD video at 9Mbps quality.

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