Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Sep 18, 2007, 1:19 PM   #1
Junior Member
Ige's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 20

When I want to transfer pictures from my FZ50 tothe pc which way shall I use: Use the camera andUSB or take out the SD card, put it in a card reader ? The reason I ask is I don't want to "wear out the contacts/connectors in the camera. (I say to my self: If the USB breake I can take out the card and read it somewhere else, but if the card contacts break, the whole camera is gone...).
Ige is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Sep 18, 2007, 2:28 PM   #2
Senior Member
happy_peasant's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 2,048

I have taken 80,000 pictures with my FZ7 and take out the card all the time, so I think the contacts are tough. This is just my personal opinion, but I would think that taking the card out and putting it back would probably help keep contacts clean. I know with battery contacts in remote controls, every now and then I have to clean some contacts with an eraser because they get dirty, and perhaps the card coming in and out prevents that with the camera.
happy_peasant is offline   Reply With Quote

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 On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 9:21 PM.