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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #45 on: January 13, 2018, 05:59:25 PM »
Just as note about CFast cards (may or may not apply strictly to Delkin): Yesterday I was shooting and had "Error 70" pop up on my 1dx2. Removing the battery did not solve the problem. I swapped the Cfast cards and that got rid of the problem for my shooting. However, the Delkin card I had in the camera still gives that error. According to their website, you need to do a "deep format" for not just their cards but other cfast cards too. https://www.delkindevices.com/fix-cfast-card-stops-canon-1dxmii-camera/ I'm trying it now and will see what happens.

Sandisk have said the same about their CFast cards for years. https://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/17370/~/cfast-2.0-full-format-and-refresh-tool
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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #45 on: January 13, 2018, 05:59:25 PM »

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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #46 on: January 13, 2018, 07:22:53 PM »
Coincidentally, just two days ago I noticed one of my photos displaying that funny piece of coloration at the bottom, like part of the photo reproduced in weird colors.  I believe it was in the card Canon shipped and not my 128GB Transcend.  First for me since my camera got the update early on.

I've been toying with getting a 256 from:

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B017YOX6Y6/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB

Anyone have any info on these guys?

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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #47 on: January 13, 2018, 11:22:09 PM »
Coincidentally, just two days ago I noticed one of my photos displaying that funny piece of coloration at the bottom, like part of the photo reproduced in weird colors.  I believe it was in the card Canon shipped and not my 128GB Transcend.  First for me since my camera got the update early on.

I've been toying with getting a 256 from:

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B017YOX6Y6/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB

Anyone have any info on these guys?

Jack

Wow, Jack. That price is unbelievable. I've never heard of them though.
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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #48 on: January 13, 2018, 11:37:24 PM »
Coincidentally, just two days ago I noticed one of my photos displaying that funny piece of coloration at the bottom, like part of the photo reproduced in weird colors.  I believe it was in the card Canon shipped and not my 128GB Transcend.  First for me since my camera got the update early on.

I've been toying with getting a 256 from:

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B017YOX6Y6/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB

Anyone have any info on these guys?

Jack

Yes, Super Talent is known in the PC industry for making decent quality, though second-tier, SSD drives.  They're in the same category as A-Data, with top tier OEMs being companies like Samsung, Intel, and Crucial.  If you check reviews of their SSD products, you'll see that they're generally quite favorable, and they're a little cheaper than big name brands. 

Around 2015, I purchased a couple of Super Talent SSDs just because they were amazingly priced from some distributor, and they haven't had any issues.

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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #49 on: January 13, 2018, 11:43:00 PM »
I've been ever so close on that card and am watching the price.  I did read whatever I could find and it seems a worthy gamble.  If I get it I'll post.

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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #50 on: January 16, 2018, 07:00:12 PM »
Coincidentally, just two days ago I noticed one of my photos displaying that funny piece of coloration at the bottom, like part of the photo reproduced in weird colors.  I believe it was in the card Canon shipped and not my 128GB Transcend.  First for me since my camera got the update early on.

I've been toying with getting a 256 from:

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B017YOX6Y6/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB

Anyone have any info on these guys?

Jack

Yes, Super Talent is known in the PC industry for making decent quality, though second-tier, SSD drives.  They're in the same category as A-Data, with top tier OEMs being companies like Samsung, Intel, and Crucial.  If you check reviews of their SSD products, you'll see that they're generally quite favorable, and they're a little cheaper than big name brands. 

Around 2015, I purchased a couple of Super Talent SSDs just because they were amazingly priced from some distributor, and they haven't had any issues.

This is cheap because it's lower quality/speed. Might be enough for 1dxmk2 requirements, but will drop frames if used with a pro video camera. Some cfast cards are no faster than a cf card.

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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #51 on: January 16, 2018, 07:32:58 PM »
This is cheap because it's lower quality/speed. Might be enough for 1dxmk2 requirements, but will drop frames if used with a pro video camera. Some cfast cards are no faster than a cf card.

That's a CFast 1 card, not a CFast 2.0 card.

It may still be faster than the equivalent Compact Flash card though.
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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #51 on: January 16, 2018, 07:32:58 PM »

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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #52 on: January 16, 2018, 10:24:41 PM »
This is cheap because it's lower quality/speed. Might be enough for 1dxmk2 requirements, but will drop frames if used with a pro video camera. Some cfast cards are no faster than a cf card.

That's a CFast 1 card, not a CFast 2.0 card.

It may still be faster than the equivalent Compact Flash card though.

I'm pretty clueless on memory but the Transend CFX600 128 GB I bought really cheap does 4K60 when it wasn't supposed to so maybe there is a fair amount of variation.  It was a better deal than a fast CF and faster, I'm sure.

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Re: Cheap CFast 2.0 Cards
« Reply #52 on: January 16, 2018, 10:24:41 PM »