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memory stick PRO vs. memory stick PRO DUO

What is the main difference between the two???

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Memory Stick Duo

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thats it?

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i mean getting a duo pro vs a pro there isn't any performance one thats better?

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That is it.

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Sony marches to a different drummer.

The memory stick has gone through many changes and somehow they have managed to keep them compatible.

The memory stick was too big to start with.
And it was pretty darn slow.

So, along came the Pro which is faster.

The Duo just made it smaller.


If you are going to take 640 x 480 videos, the Pro is required on most Sony cameras. The non-pro is too slow.


So why did Sony come up with the memory stick anyway?

To make money.

They wanted a proprietary memory.
Any other company that makes a memory stick has to build it to Sony specifications and pay Sony a sum of money for each memory stick they make.

That way, Sony controls the final cost to the customer and makes a bigger profit on each one they make/sell themselves.


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