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I have a nikon coolpix 2000 camera with a lexar starter memory card. What card should I buy for more memory?

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There are two schools of thought on this. One school says get the biggest card you can afford so you can take as many pictures as possible.

The other school says buy two (or more) smaller cards and swap them periodically. This way, if a card goes bad (or lost, or stolen), then you'll only lose half (or less) of your pictures.

It really depends on your own personal preferences (and budget). As for brands, you should not experience any problems with any of the major brands. If you're feeling particularly paranoid, you could always select one from the list of approved cards in the manual.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

  • peterc123 May 13, 2011

    Actually no, you cannot just buy and insert any card, it has to be compatible with the camera. Last week I bought a Lexar Platinum II 16GB SDHC Class 6, that was on sale for a half price. It did not work in the Coolpix L12 camera.
    Nikon’s website recommends up to 4GB selected memory cards by SanDisk, Toshiba, Panasonic.

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http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/16778/~/approved-sd-cards---coolpix-s4000


The following is a list of approved memory cards for the Coolpix S4000 digital still camera. These cards have been tested and approved for use with the Coolpix S4000.
The S4000 uses SD (Secure Digital) memory. Memory cards with an SD Speed Class1 Memory of 6 or faster are recommended for recording movies. Movie recording may stop unexpectedly when memory cards with a lower Speed Class rating are used.
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The memory card you are trying to use in the camera is not supported. This camera is an older technology that can not recognize the large 8 GB memory capacity of the card. In fact, the largest approved card your camera will recognize is 1 GB.

The list of approved memory cards was obtained from the Nikon Site directly, and pasted below for your convenience.

Nikon has tested the following cards and approved their use in the Coolpix 5700:

CompactFlash memory cards:
SanDisk SDCFB series 16 MB, 32 MB, 48 MB, 64 MB, 96 MB, and 128 MB
Lexar Media 4× USB series 8 MB, 16 MB, 32 MB, 48 MB, 64 MB, and 80 MB
Lexar Media 8× USB series 8 MB, 16 MB, 32 MB, 48 MB, 64 MB, and 80 MB
Lexar Media 10× USB series 128 MB and 160 MB
Lexar Media 40x USB WA series 256 MB*
Microtech International Digital Flash Film 1GB*
Delkin eFilm 650MB Pro*
Ritz Big Print 8x 256MB* (Edge Code 0E1B)

Microdrive cards:
DSCM-10512 512 MB
DSCM-11000 1 GB

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