Compact Flash Speed differences

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by John, Jul 28, 2004.

  1. John

    John Guest

    Can anyone advise me what is the speed of a 32 Mb (FC-32MH) Compact Flash
    card that is supplied with the latest Canon Ixus 5 Megapixel camera? The
    card has "high speed" written on it but doesn't say what speed. I notice
    that Lexar has a card they say is "4X" and others up to (I think) 40X but I
    want to make sure that if I get one it will match the spec of the camera -
    i.e. no point in paying top dollar for a super speed job if the camera won't
    support the additional speed. On the other hand, I am happy with the FC-32MH
    speed and don't want to buy a card that is slower than it - just more
    capacity.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    John
     
    John, Jul 28, 2004
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  2. Of course u need help - you have an ixus

    Arty
     
    Arty Phacting, Jul 28, 2004
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  3. John

    Paul J Gans Guest

    You can make use of the extra speed by buying a stand-alone
    card reader. These usually attach to a USB port. In many
    cases they are a good bit faster than the camera at download.

    ---- Paul J. Gans
     
    Paul J Gans, Jul 29, 2004
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