Re: SD vs SDHC camera memory - down side ?

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Baron, May 10, 2008.

  1. Baron

    Baron Guest

    - Bobb - wrote:

    > My camera accepts both formats and I was looking at buying a spare
    > memory card. Aside from 4gb > 2gb , is there any reason to (not) buy
    > the 4gb card
    > ? I have a Sandisk USB 5-In-1 Reader/Writer that is SDHC compatible -
    > can I plug that and the SDHC memory into any USB and have it work - or
    > is that a function of the PC's USB port ? May older PC not know what
    > SDHC is and
    > won't recognize it ? Or does the memory stick reader handle that for
    > me ? I don't want to buy the SDHC and THEN find out that it doesn't
    > work in ...
    > Media PC's with built in 7-in-1 readers / other folks PC's - or is
    > everything I'll see pretty much now SDHC compliant ?
    >
    > While looking for that info, I see Fat16 vs Fat32 , speed, etc - with
    > a
    > camera is memory speed REALLY an issue ? I would think that -since
    > memory has to wait for mechanical stuff to happen having faster memory
    > isn't an issue.
    >
    > I did look around http://www.sdcard.org/about/speed_class/ , online
    > reviews ,for example, but can't really find a situation that 'faster
    > memory is better'. The only reason seems to be 'more memory is better'
    > . Which is a good reason, but just looking for opinions on downside to
    > be aware of.
    >
    > Thanks very much for any info /pointers.


    For me the only issue was the size of the card. My Polaroid only
    supports 1Gb max. Anything bigger isn't recognised.
    --
    Best Regards:
    Baron.
     
    Baron, May 10, 2008
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