32 GB CF card for $83

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  1. AUZambo

    AUZambo TPF Noob!

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    Can someone explain why this card is so cheap? I currently use a Transcend 4GB card for my Sony A700, but it's not exactly the fastest out there and I was looking to upgrade so I can take advantage of the 5 fps burst rate...and I was looking to increase capacity as well.

    I've ordered from this company before and had no problems at all, but such a low price for this card (32 GB Transcend 133X-300X UDMA CF card) seems to be a red flag.

    Can you think of any reason not to get this?

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  2. Jeff Canes

    Jeff Canes No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I’ve bought batteries from www.mydigitaldiscount.com before, IMO their quality is not always the best

    the write speed is a very wide on these cards, it covers any think from slow to fast
     
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  3. LuckySo-n-So

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    All I have to say to you is this:

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  4. JerryPH

    JerryPH No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    You get what you pay for. The card is likely incredibly slow and has a lifespan only slightly longer than the time you took your most important pics and dies with them totally unsalvageable.

    Hate to tell you, but Transcend cards are not all that much better either. I owned a 2.2 GB Transcend CF card 3.5 years ago back when a 1GB was considered huge. I paid $49. Big mistake. It died and took about 500 very hard to duplicate pics with it.
     
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