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Option S4i > 512MB SD card Possible?

I just ordered a sandisk Ultra II 1GB SD card for my S4i. I have just read in some poduct literature that it only accepts a mximum of 512MB. I find his hard to believe, and was wondering if anyone could confirm or deny this so I can cancel my order asap. Any help is much appreciated.

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Re: Option S4i > 512MB SD card Possible?

I've had the Optio S4i for a year and currently use one 512mb and two different 1 gb Sandisk cards with it. I've never had a problem with any of them.

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Re: Option S4i > 512MB SD card Possible?

I have a friend who had an s4i with a 1gig sd card with no problems.

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What Memory Cards will work?


Hi,,

Unfortunately, the Pentax K100D is not SDHC compatible, which means that the camera can be equipped with a maximum memory capacity of 2GB.

It is also advisable to choose a fast version of the Secure Digital memory card, such as Ultra II or Extreme III by SanDisk. I would recommend using a memory card of at least 512MB, or even 1GB if you can.

Hope this info helps

Dec 03, 2009 | Pentax K100D Digital Camera

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New SanDisk 4GB CF Card - Coolpix displays out of memory


This is because the Coolpix 2100 and 31000 models cannot handle a card of that large a capacity. As it's only a 2MP camera anyway it doesn't need it.

The Coolpix 2100/3100 will usually accept up to a 512MB CF card, and 1GB Lexar CF cards up to and including the 24x WA write accelerated (although write acceleration itself offers no benefits on this camera). With Sandisk only a plain old and now obsolete SDFB allows a 1GB card to be used and the regular Sandisk Ultra (not Ultra II or later) will only work up to 512MB.

The camera was discontinued long before these much larger CF cards were released and Nikon no longer actively support the product so no firmware updates will be available. The hardware wouldn't support such cards anyway.

Compatibility chart for CF cards address below:-

http://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/26030/c/241/r_id/127673

Jun 17, 2009 | Nikon Coolpix 2100 Digital Camera

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Z3 will not accept a 2g card


The Dimage Z3 accept SD cards up to 1GB (Minolta says 512 Mb, and sold it with 16Mb). This camera is 4MP , and uses less memory on card, therefore a 512MB card will be enough for it.

SanDisk Flash memory card - 512 MB SD Memory ...

from $13 - 20 stores

PNY Flash memory card - 512 MB SD Memory Card ...

from $3 - 2 stores

SanDisk SD Industrial Flash memory card - 512 ... from $14

Here 1 Gb, try at your risk, but they normally work:

1GB micro SD memory card for Konica Minolta ...

£6.90 - www.mobile-laden.co.uk

1GB Flash Memory Upgrade Card for Konica ... £3.44 - Memory Express

Here review: Steves Digicams - Minolta DiMAGE Z3 -

Mar 31, 2009 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z3 Digital Camera

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I put a cf card sandisk 4gb flashcard in my coolpix2100 and it keeps saying OUT OF MEMORY. what do i do to fix this problem?


This is because the Coolpix 2100 and 31000 models cannot handle a card of that large a capacity. As it's only a 2MP camera anyway it doesn't need it.

The Coolpix 2100/3100 will usually accept up to a 512MB CF card, and 1GB Lexar CF cards up to and including the 24x WA write accelerated (although write acceleration itself offers no benefits on this camera). With Sandisk only a plain old and now obsolete SDFB allows a 1GB card to be used and the regular Sandisk Ultra (not Ultra II or later) will only work up to 512MB.

The camera was discontinued long before these much larger CF cards were released and Nikon no longer actively support the product so no firmware updates will be available. The hardware wouldn't support such cards anyway.

Mar 28, 2009 | Nikon Coolpix 2100 Digital Camera

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Can't initialize SanDisk Ultra II for S7000


try formatting it in the computer, then initializing it in the camera.
It's possible that the camera can only handle memory up to 1Gb. Try a 1g CF card.

Jan 01, 2009 | Sony Alpha DSLR-A200K Digital Camera

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SD card not registering


use only the specified or recommended cf cards, I know ultra fast is not compatible to digicam two or more years older models. 

Oct 10, 2007 | Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II Digital Camera

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SD Card


They have not had a good reputation for reliability here, you might want to do a search on SanDisk. The consenses on SD cards seems to be Panasonc, SimpleTech & Lexar (32x best), in that order. Some (Pixy) have had good luck with th Ultra II, but several others have had SanDisks of all kinds fail.

Sep 06, 2005 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ10 Digital Camera

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Panasonic SD card


> The Panasonic 256MB SD card is twice as fast as the cheap SanDisk > 256MB I bought from Costco for $65. Saving the 5-shot burst at > 4MP, the Panasonic card takes only 2-3 seconds to save, whereas the > SanDisk card takes 5-6 seconds. Although the SanDisk works just > fine in video mode - I was able to fill the card with video. The > extra speed is also very noticeable on the Panasonic SD through my > 8-in-1 SanDisk USB2 reader on WinXP copying the files to my hard > disk. > > Has anyone tried SanDisk's "ultra" or other performance versions? > Any reason why the Panasonic is so much faster? the panasonic SD is rated at 10Mb/sec. ditto for the Sandisk Ultra II. I've got both versions of the Sandisk. the regular Sandisk is only rated at 2 Mb/sec which explains the slow save speed. the Sandisk Ultra II is much faster compared to the regular Sandisk.

Sep 04, 2005 | Panasonic SV-AS10 Digital Camera

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