xD cards... what's the difference...

  Simsy 13:28 14 Dec 2007
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between type H and type M ?

I'vee seen both advertised, but far more of the type M, so Igeuess that's what most devices use.

I just wonder whether they are interchangeable?

Anyone know?

thanks,

Regards,

Simsy

  Simsy 13:42 14 Dec 2007

I should have researched further first!
This gives me enough info;
click here

Regards,

Simsy

  cycoze 13:49 14 Dec 2007

Type H is faster read and write speeds than type M, yes they are interchangeable.

I ran a few home tests on the two different types for a couple of other members who were asking the same thing, the speed difference in real time is not to much different.

I took 5 shots and timed how long it took to finish writing to each of the card's, tried it several times and always got the same results, the H type came out around 15% faster.

So unless shooting a lot of rapid fire shots like sports etc it is really negligible, having said that i would go for the H type now as there is no price difference.

  cycoze 13:49 14 Dec 2007

Or have a look at the wiki info page ;o) oh you did!

  Simsy 20:45 16 Dec 2007

cycoze.

Observations much appreciated.

Regards,

Simsy

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