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DSC-F55 serial connection a disadvantage?

I am planning on getting the F55 and am worried about the slow transfer rate of the serial connection. I had a DSC-F1 before and transfer was too slow. Can anyone give me an idea as to how much slower it is compared to the F505's USB connection. Would it take more than 2 times longer to transfer an image/images compared to the F505? Regards.

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It would take atleast 4 times longer compared to USB. (maybe looking at upwards of 10X slower) I've got the F55 and suggest buying the floppy disk adapter, its only $60 or so and will speed up the xfer considerably. I would say 4times faster.

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