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09-15-2007, 01:36 AM   #1
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Max size sd card for k100d/k10d ?

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whats the max size sd card for k100d/k10d ive been looking for ages on the net but i cant find the max size sd card for theses any one know ?

09-15-2007, 01:40 AM   #2
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I'm not sure about K10D but I think it's unlimited there. With K100D it depends on the firmware version, as far as I know. As from shop (wihtout firmware) it's up to 2GB, after firmware it's higher.
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would you know how much higher on the k100d with firmware ? and is the firmware a major operation ?
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QuoteOriginally posted by shane Quote
would you know how much higher on the k100d with firmware ? and is the firmware a major operation ?
As I read, it's not really major thing. You can upgrade yourself, just download it from web and follow intrucitons (on dpreview was link for K100D firmware upgrade and instructions too). I haven't done it myself, I'm still with up to 2GB only but I don't mind. And I'm not sure how big you can go after firmware upgrade...

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thanks for the info, i thin k 2 gb will be fine
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In some ways having a number of 2G cards is safer than having everything on one enormous card. Imagine a camera with an 8G card being stolen towards the end of a holiday...
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yeah ouch but knowing my luck ill have 4 x 2 gb cards in the camera bag. mental note keep cards else where
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SDHC standard allow up to 32gb, so i guess thats the maximum...

Im using a 4gb SDHC card in my k100d and it works perfect (updated firmware)

safe maximum for normal SD card is 2gb if its not SDHC

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I always travel with my laptop (and several SD cards), and move the pictures over sooner rather than later. It also allows for a quick review of the pictures to see how they are turning out...
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K10D: I tested a Class 6 SDHC 4gb card = 12 secs to save 7 Raw DNG; 8GB Class 6 SDHC = 24 secs to save 7 RAW DNG. More may not be better. Can you buy larger than 8 GB?
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With the new firmware upgrade you can use SDHC cards. Theoretically they can go upto 32GB but I think the biggest cards are 8GB at the moment, 16 GB should be just around the corner! Here. And they seem to be for sale here. But I dont know anything about that store.

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I use a 8GB Class 6 SDHC in mine after a firmware update to ver 1.02, I got my camera a week ago and it came with firmware 1.00 and it would not work.

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I always travel with my laptop (and several SD cards), and move the pictures over sooner rather than later. It also allows for a quick review of the pictures to see how they are turning out...
Yup, this is what I do to!
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Yup, this is what I do to!
Sometimes you just can't haul your laptop around (like at an airshow with restrictions on large backpacks)

That said, in such a situation, I'd rather have multiple 2 or 4GB cards than one 8. Which is why I now own two 4GB and two 2GB cards. (The old 2GB from my phone is getting retired as my new phone uses MicroSD/MicroSDHC).
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The latest firmware for the K10D and *ist Ds state that they are SDHC compliant. The SDHC standard goes up to 32GB - although I do not know of a 32GB SDHC card that is available right now. I did read that Toshiba has made some experimental 32GB cards - but I do not know if they are ready for the real world.

I carry 2 4GB cards and a single 1GB or 2GB card in my "out and about" case. If I though I were going to be somewhere and fill up 9-10GB of SD space, I would carry my Wolverine HD with me. That way I do not have to worry about a laptop - nor does it add much to my bag (which I got from Wolverine anyway).

Edit: Fry's had 8GB cards on sale last week for 89USD after rebates, I did not buy one but as the price drops - why not?

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