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Thread started 05 Feb 2007 (Monday) 17:25
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Poll"How much compact flash memory do you own?"
< 1GB
2
0.8%
1GB to 1.99GB
11
4.3%
2GB to 3.99GB
49
19%
4GB to 5.99GB
48
18.6%
6GB to 7.99GB
42
16.3%
8GB to 11.99GB
50
19.4%
12gb to 15.99GB
26
10.1%
16GB to 19.99GB
7
2.7%
20 GB or more
23
8.9%

258 voters, 258 votes given (1 choice only choices can be voted per member)). VOTING IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY.
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SunTsu
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Just wondering how much memory each of you own and if you buy enough for just one day or enough for an entire "outing."

For the poll, I'm trying to get an idea of how much memory you have in total for your SLR.

Feb 05, 2007 17:25

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7.512 gig

Feb 05, 2007 17:27

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I currently own only 2gb, but when I travel in the near future, I'll probably have about 5gb which is more than enough for a day's shooting. I always carry my laptop when travelling and that's where I empty my images anyway after a day's shooting, so I don't need more than 5gb.

Feb 05, 2007 17:30


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for my 5D I keep 14GB (3x 4gb and 1x 2gb) for my day trips and if I'm on vacation I take my epson p4000 to download them to, if I run out. (I shoot solely in raw so though it seems like a lot, on the 5D that's about 850 shots +/-)

Feb 05, 2007 17:33 as a reply to SYS's post 2 minutes earlier.

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24 GB's don't leave home without it.

8gb's Extreme III were on sale ;)

Feb 05, 2007 17:33 as a reply to SYS's post 2 minutes earlier.

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9 three 2G's and three 1G's..

Feb 05, 2007 17:37

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5GB. 2 SanDisk Ultra II 2GB and 1 SanDisk Ultra II 1GB.

Feb 05, 2007 17:38

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20+ gigs! :shock: :shock: WOW! Thats what..... close to 2000 raw files from an XT.

Now I don't feel like a real man with my 4 gigs of Ultra II.:o :cry:

I hate you guys! ( runs to corner and :cry: )

Feb 05, 2007 17:43

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I bought a 4GB card when I bought the camera.

Feb 05, 2007 17:45 as a reply to R_Metzel's post 2 minutes earlier.

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When I first started buying memory it was still pretty expensive. I have three 256 ultra II's and I think they were $69 each, then I payed $198 for a 1gig Ultra II then about a two months later the price dropped to $99 a gig and I picked up another.

Feb 05, 2007 17:45

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A bunch, not counting HDD and DVD writing capabilities. Something like 25-30 gb, I think.

Feb 05, 2007 17:45

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R_Metzel wrote in post #2660916external link
20+ gigs! :shock: :shock: WOW! Thats what..... close to 2000 raw files from an XT.

Now I don't feel like a real man with my 4 gigs of Ultra II.:o :cry:

I hate you guys! ( runs to corner and :cry: )

I only have 2 gigs, don'y be sad...

Feb 05, 2007 17:46

20D, BG-E2, 24-70/2.8L, 70-200/2.8LIS, 430EX

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11 GB...

Feb 05, 2007 17:49

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25gb CF Media (10x2gb, 1x4gb,1x1gb) for 1Ds, 1Dmk2n, 20D
10gb SD Media (3x2gb, 4x1gb) for 1Dmk2n

During a race weekend or music festival weekend, it is easy to use this much memory and more...and there isn't always down time enough to d/l the images to another drive.

Feb 05, 2007 17:50

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Jon wrote in post #2660928external link
A bunch, not counting HDD and DVD writing capabilities. Something like 25-30 gb, I think.

Holy crap. When I created the poll, I didn't think I needed to be more granular past 20GB, but it seems that there are a decent amount of people with over 20GB. Just wondering why you would need that much memory. The only thing I can think of is if you don't have the ability to transfer to a laptop or some other form of media.

Feb 05, 2007 17:51

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