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Old Nov 27, 2006, 8:30 PM   #1
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I have just purchased a second D70s and would like to know if it is possible to have different file names on each camera?

I also shoot a D2h where I can change the default file name from DSC_001 etc.

I do not want a situation where I accidentally overwrite a file with a file of the same name especially if it is a paying job.

Should I set one D70s to reset the file numbering and leave the other to continue the sequence? Would they eventually overlap?

All suggestions appreciated?


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Old Nov 27, 2006, 9:26 PM   #2
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Any naming scheme that relies on a difference in the numbering runs the risk of having the same name at some point.

I use Nikon View 6 to copy the files off the card. It can be configured to copy to a different folder every time, I use the system date plus a count. It can also be configured to change the file name as it copies the card. Works great with a card reader as well.

Best of all it's a free download from the Nikon web sites!


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