canon s500 and large compact flash cards

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Alex Chiang, Nov 13, 2004.

  1. Alex Chiang

    Alex Chiang Guest

    I've trolled through the archives of this group, attempted to browse
    Canon's web page, and checked in the manual of my camera and can't seem
    to find what I'm looking for.

    Basically, what I want to know is: will the s500 (digital elph) support
    large, say 1 GB or 2 GB, compact flash cards (so long as they are type I)?
    Has anyone tried it?

    Related, any cheap deals on large CF cards? I've found a 2GB Sandisk for
    $128 (


    Alex Chiang, Nov 13, 2004
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  2. Alex Chiang

    aejc Guest

    I use a 1GB card with my s500. Recent deals post-rebate have been
    around $20 for 512MB, $45 for 1GB -- search on CF in the hotdeals forum
    aejc, Dec 10, 2004
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  3. Alex Chiang

    Alex Chiang Guest

    Thanks. Basically, I was wondering if the s500 would be able to address
    such a large card. Sounds like it will.

    I'll check out those deals.


    Alex Chiang, Dec 13, 2004
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