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Old Apr 14, 2008, 8:45 PM   #31
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great thank you!
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Old Apr 14, 2008, 10:59 PM   #32
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im going to buy this camera tomorrow, now in terms of memory cards and having a fast speed (10mb or higher) because of the HD video component:

Should i get a SD card or an SDHC card?

I think i heard some people having issues with the SDHC card so I'm kind of iff.

Can someone suggest what card I should get, perhaps explain the difference?

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Old Apr 14, 2008, 11:06 PM   #33
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If you mean that you are going to purchase a Panasonic TZ-5 camera, which I also did today, I would think that a regular SD card is a very good start. When you arereally comfortable with the TZ-5 and its performance, then I think it is time to think about a much larger card.

If you are totally committed to HD video, then that poses an entirely different situation.

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Old Apr 14, 2008, 11:35 PM   #34
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Sarah, how great that you are also buying the TZ5!

Do you happen to know of the problems people speak of regarding the SDHC? i remember overhearing but not knowing the exact details of it.

which is better? Can someone suggest a fast SD card? a fast SDHC?

What is the difference? :?
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is it just a higher capacity memory card (4gb or more) thats is more expensive?
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Like I said: it is better to begin slowly. Just start off with a very normal SD card. When you are really comfortable with the TZ-5 and have increased your confidence and proficiency with the TZ-5, that will be the time to consider larger or faster cards.

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Old Apr 15, 2008, 12:06 AM   #37
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i dont think my epson p2000 can support sdhc cards?? so i will get an sd card, do you have any suggestions for a fast card?

which card are you using?
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Old Apr 15, 2008, 8:28 AM   #38
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I just received my TZ5 yesterday...

I agree ( again ) with Sarah for the SD card... I already own 2 2Gb SD card and they do great in this digicam. I can fit about 450 pics on a 2gb card ... So begin with a SD and buy SDHC later, price will have dropped then...
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Thanks, Max-

It is always easier to use what you have and to begin slowly. I have two 1 gb SD cards on hand that I will begin with to start. Then after I am very comfortable with the camera, and when I am really getting the good pictures that I have hoped forwith the TZ-5, then I will consider something larger.

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Old Apr 17, 2008, 10:37 PM   #40
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The main issue is to purchase your Panasonic TZ-5 from a reputable dealer. There are a lot of schlock dealers (typically in Brooklyn)out there that are very willing to cheat you every time. So please, you must beware.

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