Fake Sandisk Memory Cards

Discussion in 'Photography Equipment & Products' started by Ally, Aug 18, 2006.

  1. Ally

    Ally TPF Noob!

    Oct 31, 2004
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    Having fallen foul of a great bargain on ebay I thought that I should pass on the following.

    I bought from ebay sometime ago a 1Gb Sandisk Ultra II memory card. The card looked real and was well package as I would have expected a sandisk product to be. The card worked fine and still does.

    However whilst flicking through a magazine today I saw an article on how to identify fake sandisk memory cards!! I checked the identifying features against my card and sure enough it had all the hall marks of a fake.

    So for the benefit and info of others I have attached two links to websites that detail the differences. Hopefully this may prevent someone else buying a fake.



    Cheers Ally


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