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12-16-2010, 06:36 PM   #16
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Any card can fail, by buying Sandisk you are really paying for the warranty mostly. Personally I'd pick MIJ Toshiba over MIC Sandisk any day.

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I'm hoping to buy a K-5 shortly. What is considered to be the best method of downloading to PC. Is it better to plug camera into USB port, or would it be better to remove card from camera and insert it in the slot provided on the PC?
I should add that I'm making the transition from film.
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I consider the USB port of the body the weak link and prone to physical failure. Card reader for me anytime.
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I find taking the card itself and plugging that into the intergrated card reader of the computer convenient. The files are the same either way, copying speed is limited by card speed, and physical connectors are subject to wear in both cases so I suppose just personal preference is left as a deciding factor; with an integrated card reader there would seem to be one less thing to lose / forget, though.

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