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Saturday, November 10, 2007

Get'em While their Hot!

Digital Photo Cards

My camera and my digital photo frame both use SD (secure digital) memory cards. My first camera came with a whopping big 16 mb card. Since then I have upgraded cameras and cards several times. Currently I am using a 2GB card that rates at 938 photos at the best quality. I doubt that I will be shooting more photos than that at any one time. The older, smaller cards got relegated to my backup camera and I carry a spare with my main camera. Another use is to back up files from my laptop to the SD cards. 256mb can hold lots & lots of documents. Since I have flash card readers on most of my computers and they are built into my laptop it is simplicity itself to do the backup. I also have three to rotate photos through my digital photo frame.

Now the money saving part, Radio Shack has the 256MB SanDisk® 256MB Secure Digital™ Memory Card Model: SDSDB-256-768 Catalog #: 44-1905 for $5.99. Yup, less than 6 bucks. My guess is that when the inventory is gone, it will be gone for good since 1GB cards are normally in the $20.00 category. I got a 2gb SD card for $12.00 including freight due to a rebate and sale. So the little cards are going away. But keep in mind the little card is 256MB! Remember the 1.44MB floppy drive. There is a world of use for these little cards and I would suggest you run out and avail yourself of the deal before it disappears.

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