CF card that will give me long video

Started May 27, 2013 | Questions
Albert Drybrae
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CF card that will give me long video
May 27, 2013

My current CF card, SanDisk Ultra II 4GB, only gives me about five seconds of video before the buffer is full and the camera quits recording because it cannot write to the CF fast enough.  What is a good card that will cure this problem for me?

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Re: CF card that will give me long video
In reply to Albert Drybrae, May 27, 2013

I just tried my old Sandisk Ultra II 1GB in my 7D and it work just fine.

I normally us Sandisk Extreme an they also work just fine.

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In reply to Albert Drybrae, May 27, 2013

Albert Drybrae wrote:

My current CF card, SanDisk Ultra II 4GB, only gives me about five seconds of video before the buffer is full and the camera quits recording because it cannot write to the CF fast enough.  What is a good card that will cure this problem for me.

Manual page 149:

When shooting movies, use a large-capacity card having a read/write speed of at least 8MB/sec

That's 8 MegaBytes/sec not 8 megabits. That would be 64 megabits/sec

Something's wrong with your card.

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