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Number of shots in RAW before the buffer fills?

M_Jackson

Jackson, US
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M_Jackson Silver Member Nikonian since 28th Oct 2005
Wed 30-Jul-08 12:09 AM

Just curious if anyone knows how many 12 (or 14) bit RAW files you can shoot with a D700 before it fills the buffer and slows shooting? I believe the D300 shoots around 17 twelve bit files before it fills the buffer. At 8 fps with a grip, that's only two seconds of shooting. My kid does half pipe ski competitions in the winter and I fill the buffer on the first couple of hits. Once that happens, I have to take my chances on tricks on the rest of the run as it clears some space in the buffer. I have 300x CF cards.

M. Jackson

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