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MS Pro Cards For F828

I just purchased the F828 and will be using CF flash (512mb) for most of my still shooting, but I want to get a MS Pro for video (640 fine). Thew Lexar cards are less expensive than the Sony and they have a read/write speed of 0f 40x (compared to Sony's 80x) - could the F828 use anything faster than 40x if I got the faster card?

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Re: MS Pro Cards For F828

As I understand, And for what others have said in this forum, the answer is no. I wanted to buy an Extreme III card, but there was an complete NO on this issue. The point is... if there is no Sony device that can use 80X, why do they sell it?????

Posted on Sep 12, 2005

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