Bobby Handal wrote:
Photo or data tanks are not cheap.
I always use a netbook when I travel, they are cheap, one can internet since they have wifi, usually have SD card readers, I usually carry an additional external 1.5 tb hard disk . Now, they are coming out with netbooks that have USB 3.
"ASUS has rolled out the latest additions to its Eee PC netbook lineup, the 1018P and 1016P. The 1018P is the first netbook to feature integrated USB 3.0 ports. USB 3.0 has up to 10x faster transfer speeds than current-generation USB 2.0 ports."
So what I am thinking about doing is buying one of those cheap netbooks, buy a USB 3.0 card reader, a 2 tb small (USB powered) hard drive that is also USB3.0 and I should be fine even with the huge files from the D800. I can verify on screen if files have transfered, a comparatively large screen versus the data tanks. All this at a price similar to a decent data tank, plus the convenience of being able to answer emails, browse the web, and why not, even review my shoot and do small edits on a program like faststone.
Exactly. I have an EEEpc and a card reader. I use that to dump files.
Those photo backup devices seem stupid to me. Proportionately extremely expensive for what they offer.
- Canon EOS M58.8%
- Panasonic G85/G803.3%
- Panasonic FZ2500/FZ20001.9%
- Panasonic LX10/LX151.2%
- Panasonic GH5 development3.6%
- Sony a99 II15.9%
- Nikon KeyMission 170 and 801.0%
- Fujifilm GFX 50S development28.3%
- Olympus E-M1 II development18.7%
- Olympus E-PL80.1%
- Olympus 25mm F1.2 Pro1.5%
- Olympus 12-100mm F4 IS Pro1.9%
- Olympus 30mm F3.5 Macro0.1%
- Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art3.6%
- Sigma 12-24mm F4 Art2.6%
- Sigma 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sport2.4%
- YI M12.2%
- GoPro Hero50.8%
- GoPro Karma drone2.2%
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