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XD Picture Memory Cards

I just purchased the Olympus C-7000 which uses an xD memory card and I have a few questions about it. First, I presume that the C-7000 will hold a 1GB card - correct? Second, are there any advantages to buying a 1GB card vs.a 512MB card? If so, what are they? Third, is it necessary to use only an Olympus brand xD card, or will either Fujifilm and Scandisk or some other brand also be compatible with the C-7000 and work as well?

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Re: XD Picture Memory Cards

What is the advantage of a 1 gig over two 512meg cards: Usually the 1 gig will be priced lower than 2 512 cards. The 1 gig card will hold twice as many photos. That is about it. .................... Brand name has turned out to be a non-issue for almost all memory cards. They have to be made to a standard and they will all work. Olympus and Fujifilm came up with the xD card. And Sandisk is a trusted card maker. I believe that Olympus may have a stitch feature that is only available if you use the Olympus brand of card. A gimmick to sell more of their brand of cards. This is pretty much of a non issue too, as there are plenty of software programs that can do stitching for panorama photos.

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Can I buy a memory card for my camera?


yes. search for these types: *OLYMPUS D-435 Olympus xD-Picture Card / xD Card 1GB (Type M)


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OLYMPUS D-435 Olympus 2GB xD-Picture Card / xD Card (Type M)

these are the compatible storage cards for your camera.

Sep 07, 2010 | Olympus Camedia D-435 Digital Camera

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Hi, Can't find 256 MB xd picture card for older camera?


Hi Mark,

I did some checking and found that another expert had a similar question on 10/2/08. According to kenshin99, the limit on the cards is 256mb but some have had luck with the 512mb cards.

I think your best place to find those would be on sites like eBay or Craigslist

Jan 10, 2010 | Digital Cameras

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Can i use a sd memory card with my olympus fe 330


No this is not possible. Olympus is using the xD-Picture Card.
If you get an microSD to xD adapter (Olympus MASD-1 adapter) it is possible to use Micro SD Cards.

Jun 07, 2009 | Olympus FE-330 Digital Camera

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My new memory card will not work for the Olympus Camedia D-560


The problem is that the largest xD card that your camera can support is an M or H 512mb card. The 1gb card is not compatible. The firmware in the camera cannot support memory storage with that capacity. The camera came out before those cards did and there no plans to upgrade the camera to allow those types of cards to be supported.

Apr 04, 2009 | Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

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XD memory card confusion


The xD-Picture Card (xD stands for "extreme digital.") is a flash memory card format developed and introduced to the market in July 2002 by Olympus and Fujifilm, and manufactured by the Toshiba Corporation. xD cards are in Olympus and Fujifilm digital cameras, and are available in a range of sizes, from 16 MB to 2 GB currently. A higher-performance xD card known as Type M came out in 2005, and uses Multi Level Cell (MLC) architecture.
An xD card is 20mm x 25mm x 1.78mm and weighs about 2.8 g, making it significantly smaller than the nearly matchbook-sized CF card and about half the size of the SD/MMC card. As far as size goes, it is much closer to miniSD or RS-MMC. The manufacturer listed write speeds for xD-Picture Cards are: for the 16 MB and 32 MB card, 1.3 MB/s and for the 64MB and higher cards, 3 MB/s. Both offer a minimum read speed of 5 MB/s. The xD Type M cards have a faster standard rate of 4.0MB/s for reading and 2.5MB/s for writing.
Anything up to 2gb will work with your camera, either the type M or the type M+ will be fine.

Dec 14, 2008 | Olympus Camedia D-540 Zoom Digital Camera

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Picture card 16MB


Your Oly uses xD memory which is made by Fuji and others but apparently your camera is limited to 512MB cards so check with any supplier to ensure you are not buying something you cannot use.
Here is one source of many:
Olympus xD memory

Nov 16, 2008 | Olympus Camedia C-160 Digital Camera

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Memory card


The Olympus FE-120 uses an xD-Picture card.   Here is a linkyou can use to shop for the cards. Looks like the cheapest card is about $7.00 and has a 64mb capacity. The prices go on up to about $30.00 for a 1gig capacity.

These cards are all OLYMPUS brand cards and they are all supported by your camera, up to 2gig.

http://castle.pricewatch.com/s/search.asp?s=xD-Picture

Mar 11, 2008 | Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera

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Fe170


You can add memory to your camera by purchasing an xd memory card.
Compatible cards
xD-Picture Card (16MB – 1GB)
There are two ways to record the pictures you take with this camera.
Recording pictures to the internal memory
• Pictures are recorded to the internal memory, and when the number of storable still
pictures reaches 0, you must connect the camera to a computer to download the
pictures, and then erase the pictures from the internal memory.
Using an xD-Picture Card (optional)
• Pictures are recorded to the card when inserted in the camera. When the card is
full, you download the pictures to a computer, and then either erase the pictures
from the card or use a new card.
• Pictures are not recorded to the internal memory when a card is inserted in the
camera. Pictures in the internal memory can be copied to the card using the
[BACKUP] function.
g“BACKUP Copying pictures in the internal memory to the card” (P.25)
“The card” (P.60)
Number of storable still pictures and recording length of movies
Still pictures
Movie
• If you use a non-Olympus card or a card used for another application, such as for
a computer, the message [CARD ERROR] is displayed. To use this card with this
camera, use the [FORMAT] function to format the card.
g“MEMORY FORMAT (FORMAT) Formatting the internal memory/card” (P.24)
Additional shooting tips and information
Increasing the number of pictures that can be taken
IMAGE QUALITY Image size
Number of storable still pictures
Internal memory Card (128 MB)
SHQ 2816 × 2112 2 25
HQ 2816 × 2112 6 76
SQ1 2048 × 1536 8 108
SQ2 640 × 480 60 726
IMAGE QUALITY Image size
Remaining recording time
Internal memory Card (128 MB)
HQ 320 × 240 (15 frames/sec.) 32 sec. 6 min. 37 sec.
SQ 160 × 120 (15 frames/sec.) 2 min. 8 sec. 26 min. 28 sec.

Dec 15, 2007 | Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

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Internal memory or to the optional xD-Picture Card?


The internal memory and xD-Picture Card cannot be used at the same time. When the card is inserted the internal memory is disabled. When you want to use the internal memory you must remove the xD-Picture card. The LCD display indicates the images are being saved to the internal memory by displaying [IN] in the lower right corner of the screen. When using the xD-Picture Card the LCD will display [xD] in the lower right corner. These indicators are displayed just above the number of available frames.

Aug 31, 2005 | Olympus Camedia D-435 Digital Camera

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XD-Picture Card


The xD-Picture card is the memory card where the D-390 stores the pictures. xD-Picture Cards come in a variety of sizes currently ranging from 16MB through 256MB. Larger capacity xD cards allow you to store more pictures.

Aug 31, 2005 | Olympus Camedia D-390 Digital Camera

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