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Fuji S5000 - Max XD card capacity?

I've had a search on DPReview and google but I can't find any information about my query so I'm putting my faith in you guys :) I need to know what's the maximum capacity XD card a Fuji S5000 can take? Is 512 the max or can it handle a 1Gb unit?

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Don't remember off-hand, but you can download fuji's xd compatability chart pdf here: .../fuji/epartners/proPhotoProductS20DataSpec.jsp

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