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Old 11th of February 2008 (Mon)   #1
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Default CF memory cards

I'm sure somebody at some time has asked this question.
Does a CF memory card have a life span, or can the quality deteriorate?

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They are static devices. I'm sure there is some MTBF data, but it's been my experience that they'll last for a very long time. I've only had one fail and Lexar replaced it under their lifetime guarantee.
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I think they're generally stated at about 1,000,000 write/rewrites. So it's basically a non-issue.
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