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10-29-2011, 11:47 PM   #1
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Which memory card for K10D?

I should like to buy a faster and bigger SD card for my K10D but I don't want to risk getting something that's not compatible with the camera or is too highly specified and a waste of money.

Can anyone suggest which ranges I should look at?


10-30-2011, 12:32 AM   #2
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Generally the Sandisk cards can be recommended. They are very reliable.

Make sure that you have the lastest K10d firmaware (1.31) which support the SDHC cards. (You can download it from Downloads & Literature - PENTAX Imaging USA.)

I use 2 Sandisk SD Extreme II Class 10 Cards and I can recommend this type.

Hope that the comment may help.
10-30-2011, 01:49 AM   #3
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I still use the Transcend 16GB Class 6 that I bought 3.4 years ago and it has been no trouble at all. Now a Class 10 would be appropriate. I use Sandisk cards in other formats and they work flawlessly also.

BEWARE: Sandisk cards are often counterfeited. We have many reports of fake cards from scamming online sellers. Buy your card ONLY from a reputable dealer or brick-and-mortar store. Fake cards are no bargain.
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I've just bought my K10Ds each a 16Gb own-brand class 10 card from 7dayshop. They're noticeably quicker than the (no speed specified) Toshiba and PNY 2Gbs I used previously. 20.99 the pair delivered.

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I have several 15 MB/sec Sandisk Extreme II cards that I use with my K10d. They seem to keep up with the camera just fine.

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