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Old Feb 6, 2005, 5:44 AM   #1
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Hi there.

Was lookingat another thread and saw just how much cheaper the Sandisk Extreme III CFs are in USA compared to UK (where I live). Does anyone know of a cheap and reliable retailer for these cards (looking for a 4Gb) who ships to UK? Obviously, I would like to avoid huge import taxs etc if possible...

Please PM me with any info you know... Thanks
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Old Feb 6, 2005, 11:10 PM   #2
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I actually don't want to tell you because there's a chance you could order one before I do, and it will be out of stock when I want to purchase it :roll: Nah, the only place I found Sandisk Extreme anything was from B&H (www.bhphoto.com). Right now they list the 4GB version as coming soon, and the 2GB version as out of stock. I don't know how they would ship it to the UK, nor if customs duties would apply to your order.
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Old Feb 6, 2005, 11:30 PM   #3
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what do you honestly feel is the advantage of the extreme 3over the ultra 2?

take it from someone who ones a 2gb E3 it isn't really worth it.

1- on both the 1Dsm2 and the 1Dm2 the speed difference was found to be irrelevent as far as true difference. (i own/use both)

2- the warranty is exactly the same

3- the pricepremium is definately not worth it at about +20% so far

4- the rescue pro software is quite slow and does not work nearly as well as photorescue does

5- i can tell you the operating temp range of an ultra 2 is muchmore then their spec.

i have (1) 2gb extreme 3 and (5) 2gb ultra 2 cards

the availability of the 4gb in the E3 is spotty at the moment so those who have them charge top $ for them and usually they actually don't




the only thing truely extreme about them is the price so far

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