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    CF Card Assistance

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    I am looking to buy a new CF card for my Canon EOS Rebel XT. I would like to get an 8GB card but have noticed that SanDisk (which is the brand I currently have in 1GB) is rather expensive. What are some good brands that make good CF cards? I've seen a couple cheaper companies (Transcend, Dane-Elec, etc.), but are these any good?? Could someone please point me in the right direction for some high capacity, yet cheap CF cards that won't fail on me? Thanks in advance!!

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    Re: CF Card Assistance

    Transcend and Kingston have both been known to make pretty good CF cards, though I prefer to stick with SanDisk and Lexar as they are the typically approved manufacturers for current DSLRs. Delkin also makes some, and may be good. I am finding the prices for even the big name 8GB cards are about $75 at B&H, provided you don't go for the high speed models, which you don't need.
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    Re: CF Card Assistance

    Quote Originally Posted by deckcadet
    Transcend and Kingston have both been known to make pretty good CF cards, though I prefer to stick with SanDisk and Lexar as they are the typically approved manufacturers for current DSLRs. Delkin also makes some, and may be good. I am finding the prices for even the big name 8GB cards are about $75 at B&H, provided you don't go for the high speed models, which you don't need.
    Any knowledge of Dane-Elec? Are they a good product or not? I see some 4gb cards for only $12.95 and were curious if it was a good deal.

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    Transcend

    I have been buying Transcend cards now for some time. In CF format I have the 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB UDMA and in SDHC I have the 16GB. Never had the slightest problem.

    My first CF card was a Dan-Elec 256MB. It still works but it's so slow I just use it for emergencies.
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