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Pappy Registered since 13th Apr 2009Mon 08-Jun-09 08:30 PM
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What's the best (fastest) memory card for my D5000?

Also, has anyone else noticed that some memory cards seem to stick when you're trying to get them out?

  

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DreamInducedHaze Registered since 08th May 2009Mon 08-Jun-09 08:50 PM
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Mon 08-Jun-09 08:51 PM by DreamInducedHaze

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I personally picked up one of these (in addition to an extra card I always keep in my bag in case I forget my first one in my card reader at home).

http://www.amazon.com/Transcend-Class-Memory-Reader-TS16GSDHC6-S5W/dp/B0010Z28XG/ref=pd_cp_e_1

Generally, the number inside the circle is your speed gauge. (6 in this case.) Though I haven't done any burst shoots with my D5000, I have used this for video a few times and had nothing but stellar results. Reviewing the pictures on the LCD is quick as well.

I believe that "technically" this card is faster.

http://www.amazon.com/Sandisk-EXTREME-III-SDSDX3-8192-Plastic/dp/B0018M256G/ref=pd_cp_p_1

But the other works just as well for what I need. Plus, I got a card reader with it.

Edit: Oh! My card seems to be a little difficult to pull out... I figured it was just Nikon's way of ensuring the card doesn't come out accidentally. It doesn't seem to be stuck on anything, just in there tightly.

  

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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Mon 08-Jun-09 09:06 PM
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Hi Steve,

Welcome to Nikonians!
The fastest SDHC cards available are the Sandisk Extreme III's.
They are extremely reliable as well.
Good Luck and Enjoy your Nikons!

Best Regards,
Marty

  

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