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Old Dec 1, 2009, 4:47 PM   #1
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Well I purchased a new Sony H-20 today for my wife for Christmas. I am going to need to get a mem card and a extra battery, question I have is an 4 gig enough memory for the average person for a weekend of pics and what battery is rated to last the longest between charges, I see Walmart has a Duracell and the Sony. any battery preferences that will get the job done, reason I am asking about the battery is someone was saying Sony had a bad reputation with the battery that came with the camera, and If I recall Sarah was saying there is a better replacement battery. how do I know what the specs should be on a strong replacement


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Old Dec 1, 2009, 5:59 PM   #2
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Hi there, Chet-

Just go to E-Bay and search for Sony Battery NP-BG-1. I found them as cheap as $3.63 with a 12 MONTH GUARANTEE.

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thanks Sarah

one more question maybe someone can chime in, as I mentioned I purchased anew Sony DSC-H20 is it possible to find on a seller on Ebay that has everything I need in one shot, batteries, camera case, 8 gig mem card, USB port card reader and a cable to connect camera to a HDTV to show pics or a video from the camera.

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I guess you will have to check on that one, Chet-

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When I was in Walmart this afternoon, I saw that they carry HDMI connector cords. They were something like $14.95, that might save you a few bucks.

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Hello Sarah

Actually I did not take the camera out of the box yet to look at the port, but I did order 2 spare batteries, and a Sony 4gb mem card Pro Duo, still need a card reader, as for the cable I did not think the camera had a standard HDMI port, will check it out.

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K-mart has USB card readers ranging from $12.95 - 19.95.

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Not all SDHC cards are capable of high speed file transfers or for videos/movies. You should be looking at a class 6 card.

New egg has a Transcend Class 6 sdhc card, 8GB for $19 shipped.

New egg also has USB 2.0 Card readers, I bought a Transcend for $8 or so.

eforcity is unbeatable on hdmi, usb or any connectivity cabling.

Both of these vendors are rated EXCELLENT at:
http://www.resellerratings.com

Always consult resellerratings before any online purchasing! If you expect great results.

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New egg has a Transcend Class 6 sdhc card, 8GB for $19 shipped.

New egg also has USB 2.0 Card readers, I bought a Transcend for $8 or so.
Transcend actually has bundles available with most of their SDHC cards that include a reader for very little more if you need one. I'd just make sure you have room to plug it in where your USB ports are (as it's design has the card slot on the side of the reader). You could always buy an extension cable though (I've got a couple I use with USB wireless adapters).

For example, their 8GB Class 6 SDHC card is $19.99 with free shipping right now:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820208293

You can get one including a card reader for $23.95 with free shipping right now (the reader only adds $3.96 to the cost of the card alone):

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820208376
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As a photography noob, Jim, I bought the Transcend USB 2.0 card reader as an afterthought. In case I needed it.

As it turned out with Vista 64 + my camera it wasn't even needed. It isn't even opened!

For $8 I wouldn't bother with an RMA though, maybe someday I will need it in some capacity.
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