Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digicam Help > Memory Cards, Microdrives, Card Readers

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Aug 17, 2004, 3:15 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 3


I have been told by someone that it is better to use the camera to PC USB interface rather than a USB card reader. The following reasons were cited :

1. Taking the card in and out of the camera involves a risk of accidentally damaging the pins on the camera and the Card.

2. There is higher chance of camera getting damaged by taking the card in and out.

3.Digital camerasare very sensitive instruments and should be handled very cautiously.

Any advice ? What is the impact on camera longevity by taking the card in and out.From other posts it sounds that the transfer rate with a reader is 5-10 times faster vs the direct interface.

I am buying a NIKON Coolpix 8700 and a Sandisk CF ultra II 512 MB.

Thanks in advance,
svdurgaprasad is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 9:36 AM.