Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Storage types for digital cameras

Storage Types for Digital Cameras

Unlike the 35mm film camera which differed only in the
number of shots and manufacturers, different digital
cameras use different storage media.

This is usually the case for different camera manufacturers
as some brands prefer to have a proprietary storage medium
for their cameras.

Aside from the different types of storage media, they also
differ in the amount of memory they can handle. Today's
cameras eat up more memory which is why bigger memory is
the order of the day especially for professionals.

Here are some of the most popular storage media used by
digital cameras today:

1. Compact flash

- this is perhaps the most common storage device for
digital cameras, especially high-end ones like digital

Compact flash memory comes in two flavors: Type I and II.
Most cameras accept Type I although the Type II varieties
have a higher capacity.

2. Memory Stick

- this is a proprietary storage media produced and
developed by Sony not only for theirRecommended For You

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