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View Poll Results: How will you use dual memory cards?
Extra capacity (overflow) 3527.13%
Backup (write same data to both cards) 3426.36%
Raw on one card, jpeg on the other 4031.01%
Photos on one card, video on the other 75.43%
Other (please explain) 1310.08%
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10-21-2013, 12:55 PM   #61
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QuoteOriginally posted by wpompen Quote
Thats how I would define sequential use ;-)

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No I would define sequential use as overflow, 2nd card after the 1st is full.

10-21-2013, 12:58 PM   #62
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Well, I can only hope you are wrong (for obvious reasons hahaha...) Nothing personal of course!
10-23-2013, 03:06 PM   #63
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The manual defines sequential use as fill one card, overflow to the second.

Pg. 37 details the "memory card settings". You have 3 settings:
Sequential Use: use two SD cards sequentially (fill 1 then use 2)
Save to Both (redundancy)
Separate RAW/JPEG (RAW goes to SD1 and JPEG goes to SD2)

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10-23-2013, 03:42 PM   #64
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Per the manual About Eye-Fi Cards

An SD Memory Card with a built-in wireless LAN (“Eye-Fi card”)
can be used with this camera.
• Use of an access point and an Internet connection are required for
transferring images via wireless LAN. For details, refer to the Eye-Fi
website. (WiFi SD Cards: Eye-Fi Memory Cards: Wireless Photo and Video Uploads from your Camera to your Computer & the Web | Eye-Fi)
• Use Eye-Fi cards which have been updated to the newest firmware.
• Set [Action Mode] of [Wireless Memory Card] to [OFF], or do not use
an Eye-Fi card in a location where the use of wireless LAN devices
is restricted or prohibited, such as airplanes.
• Eye-Fi cards can be used only in the country in which the card was
Please observe all local laws governing Eye-Fi card usage.
• This camera features a function to enable/disable the communication
function of the Eye-Fi card, however, we do not guarantee the operability
of all Eye-Fi card functions.
• Refer to the Eye-Fi card manual for details on how to use the card.
• Please contact the Eye-Fi card manufacturer regarding any
malfunctions or problems concerning Eye-Fi cards

I don't know what that refers to. But it would seem there could be a good reason not to build Wifi into the body?

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QuoteOriginally posted by Col Quote
I don't know what that refers to.
Radio spectrum licensing rules vary country by country. Maybe that's the issue.
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I found it too, indeed just hope that firmware 1.1 will have "striping" as an option since I don't think size is a problem nowadays with SD cards, but speed is... :-)

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SD cards are getting faster. But if it's as difficult to extract the card from the No.1 slot as it is on my K-5, I'll be making most use of the No. 2 slot.

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