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12-21-2012, 03:37 PM   #16
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My experience with Sandisk is the opposite of most -- I had 3 of 4 Extreme III 20 Mb/sec 4GB cards just lose their lock tabs though I never touched them and baby my cards -- made the cards unusable. Covered under warranty, but a PIA. I've used Transcends for 12 years without a hitch, but no one card continuously for more than a couple of years -- memory requirements have increased quickly, and I moved on to larger cards as needed.

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Thanks for the advice everyone
I bought a Lexar professional sdxc 64 gig 400x at a deal I couldn't turn down...regular 179 for 79...hope I have better luck. Normally I wouldn't get such a big one, but if I ever use the video on the k5iis I think the more storage the better

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I've only used SanDisk Extreme and Ultra (pre-Extreme) -- basically I find the current top-of-the-line ones when I need a new one. I'm still using every one I ever bought and have never had a single glitch. Only buy from reputable dealers -- there are millions of SanDisk counterfeits out there...
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QuoteOriginally posted by slip Quote
Thanks for the advice everyone
I bought a Lexar professional sdxc 64 gig 400x at a deal I couldn't turn down...regular 179 for 79...hope I have better luck. Normally I wouldn't get such a big one, but if I ever use the video on the k5iis I think the more storage the better

Thanks again

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I started using Lexar cards in my K200 and now use them in my K-30. I've never had any issues with them.

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QuoteOriginally posted by calculator01 Quote
I have used Sandisk, Duracell, Transcend, "No Name", Lexar, Kensington, and many others. Never had a problem with any of them
Same here.
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Sandisk Extreme
+1 Sandisk Extreme, never failed me yet.
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Same here.
.....and here too!
12-22-2012, 06:06 PM   #23
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I have used Sandisk, but now mostly use a couple of Lexar Professionals and just got an Eye-Fi Pro. I also have a couple of Transcends and a Patriot. I have had one problem with a piece of plastic breaking with one of the cards, but it did not affect the card's operation and the manufacturer replaced it.

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I accidentally left a Sandisk Extreme III 8GB card (not in its case) in my jeans coin pocket. It went through a full washer & dryer and came out unscathed. That was 2 years ago and I'm still using that card today in my K20d.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Venturi Quote
I accidentally left a Sandisk Extreme III 8GB card (not in its case) in my jeans coin pocket. It went through a full washer & dryer and came out unscathed. That was 2 years ago and I'm still using that card today in my K20d.
That's good to know. Thanks for sharing.
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Sandisk but only black or red ones. The blue ones are less reliable. Still, they are more reliable than off-brand ones but even in Sandisk there are differences.

Lexar Professionals too are absolutely excellent. Contrarily to the Sandisk ones, I have never seen one fail.

Because of my work, I have had over a hundred cards and really Lexar has always been top, followed by Sandisk and then Kingston. You will notice that the
better ones also come with a lifetime warranty.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Itai Quote
Sandisk but only black or red ones. The blue ones are less reliable. Still, they are more reliable than off-brand ones but even in Sandisk there are differences.

Lexar Professionals too are absolutely excellent. Contrarily to the Sandisk ones, I have never seen one fail.

Because of my work, I have had over a hundred cards and really Lexar has always been top, followed by Sandisk and then Kingston. You will notice that the
better ones also come with a lifetime warranty.

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Good to know I made a worthy investment

Thanks

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