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16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« on: April 12, 2014, 12:26:41 PM »
Guess what I found in the nightstand next to my Van Halen mix tape?  :D

I tried unsuccessfully to take a picture with it, but even 1 file exceeds its capacity and refused to write haha

i think this is what you would call a "x1.0" speed CF card :D

It's mind boggling to think how quickly technology changes.

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16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« on: April 12, 2014, 12:26:41 PM »

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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2014, 01:34:04 PM »
Just the other day I threw away some 32MB SD cards.
On hindsight, they might have been good for one shot each...  ::)

Not sure about the x1.0 speed though. Its capacity is 1/1000, but the speed is probably better.
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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2014, 03:13:21 PM »
At least mine is made for Digital camera ;)

 
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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2014, 03:33:50 PM »
I guess you could use them for firmware updates, or as a coaster for a shot glass, or as a shim for a wobbly coffee table...  :P

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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2014, 08:04:05 PM »
Hi BL.
Did you try a jpeg or medium jpeg?

Great nostalgic find.
I have a hard drive that was removed from a pc when the pc was upgraded to a 256mb drive the original was 128mb!

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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2014, 10:09:02 PM »
Hi BL.
Did you try a jpeg or medium jpeg?

Great nostalgic find.
I have a hard drive that was removed from a pc when the pc was upgraded to a 256mb drive the original was 128mb!

Cheers Graham.

Oh that's right, my camera was setup for .CR2s but I'm sure a JPG would have taken

I'm going to use this to store all my customized camera settings, so I don't lose them when I normally format cards

There were some old JPGs on it from a super old Canon compact that I don't have anymore dated from 1997 haha.  It's so old, I don't even recognize the people in the photos, and I'm not entirely sure I even took them...
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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2014, 10:11:56 PM »
At least mine is made for Digital camera ;)

 

you've got me beat haha

i wonder what the smallest size CF card is that can be found?
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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2014, 11:07:46 PM »
I tossed most of my smaller cards and sometimes wish I hadn't.  Every once in a while, I find some item that will not work with large CF cards.

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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2014, 12:44:42 PM »
And I bet at the time there were people thinking "who could ever fill up 16 MB   ;D
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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2014, 05:16:09 AM »
And I bet at the time there were people thinking "who could ever fill up 16 MB   ;D

I used these cards with my Dimage 2300 camera. I also had a 32MB card. Could burn trough three sets of batteries on one card. Much better then the stacks of film I had to take on holiday before. Just use disposable batteries and travel lite.
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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2014, 12:39:08 PM »
I found a 16MB SD card in a drawer last night. Thought about tossing it in with a T4i I sold as a joke but couldn't be sure the buyer wouldn't think the camera was broken because the card wouldn't hold more than a single RAW image.

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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2014, 11:51:53 PM »
I'm sure I've got a Smartmedia card around here that's 8mb....  Then again, when a floppy was 1.44mb, and Sony Mavica ran off of them...
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Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2014, 12:04:37 AM »
I remwmber my first 128 MB card. Big day.

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