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Memory Card Speed for DX-1G

Discussion in 'Sea&Sea' started by BennyM, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. BennyM

    BennyM Angel Fish

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Planet Earth
    I have a older memory card for my DX-1G that take long time to record the pictures. I'd like to know if it would make any difference with the DX-1G camera to reduce this recording time if I use a faster card.
  2. SEA&SEA

    SEA&SEA Dive Equipment Manufacturer

    HI Benny-
    Depending upon the image quality and size you are trying to record, the write time to the SD card can vary. Also, the internal flash recycle time tends to factor in to a slightly longer wait for the camera to ready. We recommend using a Sandisk Ultra II or similar quality brand of memory card. Going to an Extreme III card can help as well. The DX-1G can accept up to a 4GB SD card.
    Here is a link to some timing tests on dpreview.com: Ricoh Caplio GX100 Review: 3. Timings & Sizes: Digital Photography Review (DX-1G and GX100 are the same camera)

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