Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/03/17

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Subject: [Leica] Re:SD cards in M8
From: eduardoalbesi at (Eduardo Albesi)
Date: Sat Mar 17 12:12:50 2007
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Every microdrive I used (5-6, from IBM 340MB to brand-X 4.4GB) is now  
dead and on display in my office along a Olympus Pen FT, a Bessa I  
and a Crown Graphic.
Of course, any of the three cameras lasted 20-30 times more years  
than those microdrives combined did


El 17/03/2007, a las 16:31, Christopher Williams escribi?:

> Paid $500 when the 2gb CF card first came out years ago. Still have  
> 2 - 1gb Microdrive cards that were "supposed" to fail long ago.
> Chris
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Eduardo Albesi" Subject: Re:  
> [Leica] SD cards in M8
>> At the time I bought my first digital, a Nikon Coolpix 990, I  
>> paid  $299 for a whooping 128MB Lexar CF card in Miami FL.
>> It was a state-of-the-art 16X card that came with a PCMCIA  
>> adapter  that is still in use today.
>> September 2000, if memory serves.
>> Times changed
>> Ed
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In reply to: Message from lug at (Steve Unsworth) ([Leica] SD cards in M8)
Message from eduardoalbesi at (Eduardo Albesi) ([Leica] SD cards in M8)
Message from leicachris at (Christopher Williams) ([Leica] Re:SD cards in M8)