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SDHC cards class difference-what?

by TJRatfink / April 2, 2011 8:19 AM PDT

What is the difference between a Class 4 and Class 6 card if the capacity is the same, in this case 4GB?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2011 8:25 AM PDT
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On the example,
by ahtoi / April 3, 2011 2:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Speed.

it seems to be doubling each increase in class. I wonder if that's how SDHC media are being classified (320mb for class10?), in theory that is. What do you think?

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I think I'd read the documentation.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2011 2:33 AM PDT
In reply to: On the example,

After hearing complaints that a faster card ran slower I know I'd see what my device supports.

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no info available
by TJRatfink / April 3, 2011 4:44 AM PDT

The docs (it's for a camera) just say to use a "good quality" SDHC card but give no info on speeds of same.

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We're at post 6.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2011 4:57 AM PDT
In reply to: no info available

And if we review the above I think it's time to reveal the make, model of that device.

The question of what the class is, is done.

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