Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/06/04

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Subject: [Leica] 8 Gig cards? M8?
From: shino at (Rei Shinozuka)
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 16:44:40 -0400
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I'm using 16s in the dlux4 and 32s in the m8. For card recovery I've  
had good luck with the open source utility photorec (leicas have never  
yet had a problem with cards).  But of course my images are not  
"mission critical" like youse guyses.


Ridgewood, NJ
via iPhone

On Jun 4, 2009, at 3:25 PM, Mark Rabiner <mark at> wrote:

> I also found the use of an 8 Gig card no small deal with the cameras  
> I use.
> Enough to turn my head right around!
> I'm always embarrassed to admit it I've not had my 8 gig card very  
> long I
> don't always pay attention to what the latest price point is on  
> something
> till I need it. I was going to get a 4 gig card but the 8 gig was  
> only a few
> dollars more. So I'm with Ted on this one.
> The amount of shots in your camera or bag really kinds of defines  
> your mind
> set as much as the camera and format you're using. Or because of.
> I now leave home with camera and card in it and no backup cards in  
> my bag.
> I actually leave home with two bodies a small and big one each one  
> with an 8
> gig card and if there's something I cant shoot to bring home a shot  
> from I
> can't imagine what that is.
> A matter of fact last time I left for a cruise around what world  
> with 14
> stops and a catalog in Japan I had less shots on me.
> I'm not sure if I've never had a shoot or trip in my life took more  
> than 360
> shots. Does not say much for my illustrious career perhaps.
> Which is ten rolls in cellophane if your not shooting Kodak..
> Mark William Rabiner
>> From: Ted Grant <tedgrant at>
>> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
>> Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 10:48:42 -0700
>> To: 'Leica Users Group' <lug at>
>> Subject: [Leica] 8 Gig cards? M8?
>> Interesting finding when inserting an 8 Gig card. :-) For those who  
>> have not
>> done so yet. :-) It's cool! :-)
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