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Old Apr 11, 2010, 4:55 PM   #1
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i was surfing on ebay and find this. it has a cover those options that have Sandisk ultra 32gb and its is cheaper.
Who ever used this card? What are your impressions? Is it suitable for 1080i\720p video?
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Old Apr 11, 2010, 5:13 PM   #2
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You can see on the card, right next to the SDHC logo, is the "C" with the number 4 inside. That means it's a Class 4 card. For unintterrupted video, you need at least a Class 6 card.
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i have Sandisk ultra 32gb, it also is class 4. but my kodak zi8 writes great 1080p and 720p videos.
write speed on this cards is 9mb\s
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i have Sandisk ultra 32gb, it also is class 4. but my kodak zi8 writes great 1080p and 720p videos.
write speed on this cards is 9mb\s
I Presume you mean 9MB/s. A lower case "b" would mean megabits, whereas an upper case "B" means megabytes.

A rating of 9MB/s would make it a Class 9 card, if there was such a thing, not a Class 4 card.

But the Class rating system is for the minimum sustained write speed, whereas the "60x" and the 9MB/s refer to the maximum instantaneous write speed. If all you ever record are short (one or two minute) video clips, then the size of the camera's buffer is more important than the speed of the card. When those videos get longer, that's where the minimum sustained write speed becomes important, and that's where a Class 6 card will work and a Class 4 card won't.
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i realized
what 32gb class 6 SD memory card would you advise under $ 100?
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