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Internal Memory?? Hello, I just received an E-500 as a gift and would like to know if you must use a memory card with it.  My previous camera was a Kodak and you could either use the internal memory or a card. Which card do you all suggest i purchase? Is there one that is better than the other?

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Re: Internal Memory??

The E-500 has no internal storage. As per dpreview it will accept CF and xD-Picture cards. xD-Picture is slower, more expensive, less compatible, and all around less useful. As far as CF goes, the Sandisk Ultra-II is a good reliable card for a reasonable price. I wouldn't bother with a faster card like Sandisk's Extreme-III or Extreme-IV; they might speed up copying to your PC somewhat, but the camera itself won't write out files any faster.

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