10€ image tank alternative for image backup while traveling

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10€ image tank alternative for image backup while traveling
Aug 7, 2012

Also afraid of image loss? I regularly change cards on a trip but still I would feel much better if I could back up my images on the go.

For some time i was looking into image tanks and cloud based approaches, but they are either very expensive or just not available everywhere.

But now I found the perfect solution :

  • my smartphone (Galaxy S2)

  • my old external 2.5" 250GB USB HDD

  • some cheap stuff for 10€ (USB hub with power supply, USB OTG = on the go cable, SDHC-2-USB-adapter)

More details are described in my blog post: http://www.andreasbank1980.blogspot.de/2012/08/on-go-image-backup-for-10-only.html

 AndreasBank's gear list:AndreasBank's gear list
Nikon D800 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G +6 more
Panasonic Lumix DMC-S2
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