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Maximum number of shots display glitch?

WJMcIntosh

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WJMcIntosh Registered since 22nd Jan 2011
Tue 22-Feb-11 05:27 PM | edited Tue 22-Feb-11 05:30 PM by WJMcIntosh

When I first took my Nikon D7000 out of the box and popped my 32 gig card in for the first time, I was VERY disappointed to find that there were only 899 shots available when shooting in RAW. I knew the file size of each shot would be larger, but this was a pretty huge drop off from the capacity of my D90.

So...this past weekend I was shooting like a maniac up in Yosemite, and I knew I was going to fill up the card, but I stopped looking after awhile as I was pretty distracted shooting in the new snow, etc.

When my card finally DID fill up, I had roughly 1500 RAW file shots on it.

To add to the confusion, when I put larger capacity cards in the D90, it would simply state "2k" or "1K" if I had more than a thousand shots left. With the D7000, it looked like I had only taken 500 shots. When I viewed the shots in reverse, it dropped to 999 shots after I got to one, and then continued down to the next 1 for a total of 1500.

What the freak? Sorry if this topic came up earlier, but if it did, I completely missed it. Anyone else dealing with false capacity numbers? Is this fixable if I upgrade the software? Anyone else have a different number of available shots for RAW files on a 32 gig card on the D7000?

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