SD memory card for camera - best brand?

  Carafaraday 12:36 03 Dec 2006
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Is there a 'best' brand for SD cards, or do I just go for the cheapest?

  paddy75 12:43 03 Dec 2006

carafaraday,i would advise you to use a well known make,Sandisk which i use would be one of the best also Lexar is very good.Try here for some very good prices. click here=

  Totally-braindead 12:43 03 Dec 2006

I use the cheapest and have never had a problem but even branded ones if you wish to use them are not much more expensive, consider Sandisk as they have a good reputation and have a look here click here

  Stuartli 12:44 03 Dec 2006

Any of the top brands will suffice but speed is also important depending on use. You'll find examples of SD cards of different speeds at:

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  Carafaraday 13:21 03 Dec 2006

Stuartli, that's a good point. I never considered the question of speed - only reliability.

  Carafaraday 13:22 03 Dec 2006

How do I know the speed?

  Pamy 13:26 03 Dec 2006

look at ebuyer

  paddy75 13:42 03 Dec 2006

A £5 Memory card cost £18 delivery to N.Ire,IOM and some other UK places. click here==

  Carafaraday 13:49 03 Dec 2006

Where to buy is less important than what to buy at this stage................

  Stuartli 14:07 03 Dec 2006

If you look at the examples in the 7DayShop link you will see the various speeds available in some of the cards' listing.

  Carafaraday 14:50 03 Dec 2006

Stuartli, thanks for the link. I have looked at the Sandisk ones which seem to vary from 9mbs write/10mbs read, to 20mbs. One card is also listed as 133X. (The Fuji card gives no details about speed that I can see). To be honest I'm not sure that I am any the wiser. Can you give me some sort of guidance as to what I should be looking for? It's for an entry level digital camera, and for viewing photos on tv through DVD player (with dedicated SD socket).

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