Compact Flash

Forum discussion tagged with Compact Flash.
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    Nikon d70 with a Lexar 2GB Compact Flash compatible card getting "This card cannot be used" error.

    So I just bought this card and it is on the compatibility list from Nikon. It isn't corrupt. I was able to format it properly. I also was able to do a firmware update from the card to the camera to bring it to the latest version of 2.0. When I take a picture I get the error as stated in the...
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    Looking for advise on a camera purchase

    My uncle gifted me an EOS 350d last christmas, as I'm taking A-Level photography in September, I was just wondering if I could get anything better by selling the camera and the 18-55mm lens that comes bundled with it, and adding maybe £100+ to the budget. My main issue with the camera is the...
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    Help! I have over 200 photos on a 16 GB Compact flash card. when I try to download to my computer I get the error message "you need to format disk before you can use it" I know this will delete all of the images. If i try and view them in the camera (Cannon 7D) I get the error message "Card...
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    Images only visible in camera on CF card, broken on PC

    Well I have a CF (CompactFlash) card full of my important photos. I can view them within my camera (Sony Alpha 300), and not only the thumbs - the full images are readable with no artifacts - but after transferring to PC by usb, most of the images get broken. What is more, recovery programs...
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    Compact Flash Card Cannot Be Used!!!!

    I have a Nikon D70 and one day my camera said "the card could not be used" and I put the CF card into another dslr and it worked perfectly fine on that one. I only had five pictures on that card if that matters. Then I bought a brand new CF card and the camera said it needed to be formatted, so...
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    Sub-$200 128GB CompactFlash Memory Cards

    Has anyone used the following 128GB CompactFlash Memory Cards from RiData/RiTek? My sole experience with this brand is with their blank CDs and DVDs. I learned about these really "low" cost memory cards from another forum when I asked about 128GB CF cards selling for under $200. On the...
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    Compact flash backup / file management via ipad 4

    Hello everyone, I am a photographer and am after backup up files to a portable hdd in the field without having to carry a laptop around. I am hoping to do this using my ipad 4. The ipad is a 16 gb model and I frequently shoot more than this in a day. Therefore, I'd like to do this without...
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    Cannot retrieve photos from Canon 400D

    Hi everyone, I have taken quite a few photos with a Canon EOS 400D DSLR, but when I plug the camera into my pc, only half the photos show up on the monitor. I have already tried pulling out the compact flash and connect the card to pc via card readers, but still missing half the photos...
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    "Card cannot be accessed"

    Help! I have over 200 photos on a 16 GB Compact flash card. when I try to download to my computer I get the error message "you need to format disk before you can use it" I know this will delete all of the images. If i try and view them in the camera (Cannon 7D) I get the error message "Card...
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    Is it DSLR, CF card, or computer program?

    Camera: Canon Rebel XTi Card: Lexar Po 800x Compact Flash Computer: 2.70 GHz CPU Question: When I take photos in the Sport/Action (?) mode on the camera, then try to upload I get an Error with each photo take in this mode; all other pix are great. What is missing that these pix in...
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    350D - one seriously miniature camera

    lost my dpp softwear disk for eos 350d. my compact flash reader hs broken, and i want to reinstal canon dpp softwear.
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    Lexar to Release XQD Memory Cards

    Lexar confirmed that it will be offering XQD memory cards. XQD was first announced by SanDisk, Sony and Nikon in 2010 and later released as a specification by the CompactFlash Association. Lexar to Release XQD Memory Cards : Read more
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    Compact Flash Data Corruption Problems

    My CF card has been corrupted and I would love some help! I'm hoping that it is not done for. The issue is that my assistant was transferring images from the card via the camera and accidentally unplugged it before it had completed. She plugged it back in and finished transferring the images...
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    Compact flash card for dell axim

    Hello, I am looking for truemobile 1180 for my axim , from where i will get it
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    An error message when I put the memory card in

    I have a Canon Camera that when I open the place to put the Compact Flash (memory card in, that camera does not work anymore and after says error, that's all and without the card it works.
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    Corrupt pictures on memory card

    Hello, i purchased a new Compact Flash memory card for my Canon digital camera, and when looking at the pictures i had taken this past weekend, i found 3 photographs of the 250 some that were only partial pictures, and it said they may be 'corrupt.' All the other pictures were fine. I deleted...
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    Solved! ESATA external card reader

    Hello, I regularly fill 16gb Compact Flash cards with photo data and want the fastest way to get the info on the card into my eSATA enabled laptop. Is there a CF card reader or multi card reader that will use this eSATA port?
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    A few HP iPAQ questions

    I have an HP iPAQ hx2495b. I have two questions, one can I get a hold of Windows Mobile 6.0 to put onto this iPAQ? HP doesn't offer it as a download. Secondly, what is a good Compact Flash based GPS receiver to use with this pocket PC? I am looking into using this as a mobile GPS...
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    Delkin's ImageRouter Reads Four CF Cards At Once

    Las Vegas (NV) - Professional photographers can quickly fill up Compact Flash cards during sports events and model shoots, but transferring pictures from multiple cards has been a tedious process... until now. Delkin has taken the wraps off of its Imag Delkin's ImageRouter Reads Four CF Cards...
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    CF Card Decision

    So, I am in need of some advice here. I am looking for a new Compact Flash card for my Canon 40D 8GB in size. I am trying to decide between a Transcend brand card and a SanDisk one. The Transcend card is faster than the SanDisk one (40MB/sec. vs. 20MB/sec.) and also a bit pricier ($134.99 vs...
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    good cheap PDA

    was wondering if anyone out there could recomend a cheap pda with a compact flash port for adding a wifi card (802.11b ) i don't usually bother with the handheld stuff but i just want something cheap i can use to surf the web at hotspots or at a friends without having to go out and buy a new...
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    fast compact flash cards?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Does anyone have a recommendation for a fast CF card? I see the Sandisk Ultra II, but it is pricy and I don't want to make a mistake. I am using a Canon A80. thanks, Pat
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    Fast Compact Flash Card

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have been told that some compact flash cards are faster than others but I don't see anyway to tell one from another when looking at them in the store. There doesn't seem to be any objective rating measure on the package--except for one that...
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    Sandisk CF cards

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Anyone know the difference between Sandisk Compact Flash cards listed as SDCFB-512-485 and SDCFB-512-E10? There's about a pound difference in price here in the UK but no information on what difference in spec there might be.
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    Compact Flash v. Minidisc for simple "sketchpad"?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hello all - I realize this is a "pro" discussion forum, so please don't laugh too loudly at my question.... I'm looking for something low-end to use as a multitrack recorder/sketchpad that offers "fair-to-middlin'" (certainly not "pro")...
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    Which card reader is most reliable?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a SanDisk ImageMate (CF card reader) that I have used for a number of years. It has been reliable and reasonably fast. However, I have ordered two 1G CompactFlash cards. I contacted SanDisk and received information from them that...
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    Compact flash speeds...

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a Nikon D70 and want to get a bigger card for it. I'm wondering wheter to get a MicroDrive from Hitachi or a solid state card. Genrally speaking, which is faster?? The Hitachi is 7MBsec constant but there are solid state cards that...
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    Which Compact Flash Cards?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I'm just getting into digital photos. Are there any Flash cards that are better than others? Are some of better quality than others. I'm not concerned about price, just want high quality and reliability. Thanks for your response. Gene
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    New Sandisk CF not compatable with older Sandisk USB reade..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hi, I've been merrily using my Sandisk card reader (SDDR-75) to download photos from my 256 mb simpletech compact flash card, with no problems. I find a good deal on a 512 Sandisk Compact flash card, and buy it. The first (and every) time I...
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    Problem with Sandisk 512 cf card in Sandisk Dual card read..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hi, This is a reply to previous poster (couldn't respond to his message.) He had trouble with a new sandisk 512 compact flash card in his Sandisk Imagemate dual card reader # SDDR-75. IT ALSO HAPPENED TO ME! I just bought a 512...
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    Adapter to Convert Compact Flash Slot to Memory Stick card

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Greetings! I have an Image Bank Portable Digital Storage Unit made by SIMA to store images to hard drive. It has two slots for memory cards - one for CF cards and another for Smart Media cards. Now I have a Sony DSC P-10 which uses Memory...
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    Psion to Packet PC conversion

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.pocketpc (More info?) Is there any way of converting back-up copies of files created on a Psion 5mx and held on my PC and a Compact flash card to Pocket PC format?
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    powershot A75 not powering up

    i just opened my A75 that came back with my grandparents from canada :p now i fitted in the batteries that came with it and put in the compact flash card and pressed the on button and nothing happened. I checked and i checked but i couldn't find any problem. what happens is when i press on the...
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    TV Tuner

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.pocketpc (More info?) Has any1 tested or have the compact flash TV tuner for pocket pcs? I have an IPAQ 3850 but it states that the tuner doesn't work with the 38xx series :-(.. but am going to get it when they have the drivers for windows working... TIA
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    Compact Flash Adaptor

    Archived from groups: comp.sys.hp.hardware,microsoft.public.pocketpc (More info?) I´m looking an CF adaptor like 2 in 1 so I can connect to my pocket pc a CF modem and a CF gps simultaneously or a CF memory and a CF gsm phone chip simultaneously. Does it exist? I have an HP Jornada and it just...
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    Should I spend more $ for CompactFlash Ultra Card?

    I recently purchased a Canon S400. I was looking for a new compact flash card to buy and I came across the SanDisk 512MB Ultra II CompactFlash Card on costco's web site. It say's its compatable with all CF cards so I'm guessing it is type 1. The question I have is that will this card greatly...
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    Seeks COMPACT FLASH MEM for Canon

    Where is the cheapest site to buy compact flash memory for my CANON a60? I am looking for 64 mb and above. Can I use anyones compact flash memory card or must I buy the compact flash from CANON? Do they ever fail? Thanks.
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    CompactFlash vs Secure Digital

    Between CompactFlash and Secure Digital cards, does either one have any distinct advantage over the other? I was debating between the Canon S230 and SD100. In terms of features and performance the two seem exactly identical except for the media they use. Any help would be appreciated.