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Forum: Memory Cards, Microdrives, Card Readers Oct 28, 2009, 8:45 AM
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Sony wanted the new products to be smaller. The...

Sony wanted the new products to be smaller. The easiest way to do that was to switch from CF to SD. Not only are the cards smaller, but the connectors inside the camera are smaller too.
Forum: Memory Cards, Microdrives, Card Readers Oct 27, 2009, 12:21 PM
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CF Cards are physically bigger, so they're...

CF Cards are physically bigger, so they're simpler and cheaper to manufacture. They're also simpler and cheaper to impliment (except for their size.) Plus CF cards are widely used in other devices.
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Forum: Memory Cards, Microdrives, Card Readers Oct 26, 2009, 12:17 PM
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I remember my Commodore VIC-20 with 3K of RAM,...

I remember my Commodore VIC-20 with 3K of RAM, and a cassette drive. I eventually upgraded the RAM to 8K and a SS/SD floppy disk drive.
Forum: Memory Cards, Microdrives, Card Readers Oct 26, 2009, 3:37 AM
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Posted By TCav
Cameras use storage devices that are compatible...

Cameras use storage devices that are compatible with other devices, so they have some portion of conventional computer operating systems in firmware. Earlier cameras used to use lesser capacity...
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