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02-11-2013, 11:40 AM   #1
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K30 Firmware upgrade - Is it worth buying a 32gb card?

The title pretty much states my question. I just checked BH Photo and a San Disk 32 gb card cost $42. That is one fast enought to use later in the camera. Is it worth that to upgrade the firmware? Can anyone who has upgraded see any difference?

02-11-2013, 11:43 AM   #2
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The card speed makes no difference whatsoever when upgrading firmware. Here's a better deal on a 32Gb card, BTW:
SanDisk 32GB Ultra SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, 30MB/s Read Speed SDSDU-032G-A11 ($19.99)

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Kinda confused by your question. First of all, I believe Adorama is running a deal right now for 32gb class 10 cards for $20. Now, why do you need a 32gb card to upgrade the firmware? The firmware is only like 12mb if I remember correctly. You just need a clean SD card of any size as far as I know. I believe I did mine with a 512mb card.

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I just upgraded the K-01 and nearly went and bought a 32GB card too
I miss-read the instructions, re-reading actually they say you need a 32MB card, so anything will do.

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Thanks, I also thought it took a 32 GB card instead of a 32 megabite. I have a card that will do the job.
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From experience, I'd rather grab two 16GB (or even 4 8GB) cards instead of a 32, simply because if the card should fail its better to lose half your pictures than lose everything. It only takes a moment to pop in a new card.
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QuoteOriginally posted by wombat2go Quote
I just upgraded the K-01 and nearly went and bought a 32GB card too
I miss-read the instructions, re-reading actually they say you need a 32MB card, so anything will do.
You're probably the fifth person to misread that. I was one of the first four to misread it when the firmware came out and I said to myself "what?".
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