Pretec 12 GB Compact Flash

Started May 27, 2004 | Discussions thread
greentank Regular Member • Posts: 472
The perfect card for a 100mp camera.

Aside for applications that require a CF card be installed and never removed, I cant see the logic other than to say "we made it first" - kind of like spending billions of dollars to kick around a few rocks on the moon. I can't see anyone actually buying one, however, except as a status symbol for the I'm-An-Idiot-Billionairre Club. I wouldnt want that much data on a single chip anyway, unless I was taking 100-meg pics.

StephensonC wrote:
I'm stumped as to why, but I think that if a professional company
decided to make one, than there must be a reason. Is there a
professional out there who could cast a bit of light on this dark
subject(at least for us)

Very curious to know.

John Nicholson wrote:

I'm interested in learning why anyone would consider purchasing
this CF card at the staggering price of $14,900.

I assume that potential users (presumably only professionals) must
have a need to take several hundred RAW photos without changing
cards but I'm struggling to come up with examples of where this
type of requirement would exist?


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