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D800 Cards -- Backup mode


Tarrytown, US
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MNP500 Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Feb 2006
Sun 18-Mar-12 01:26 PM

The manual says you can use the 2nd memory card as overflow or backup. Assuming that the SD card will be a slower card than the Compact Flash card, will using the cards in backup mode slow down the write process and therefore ultimate shooting speed and buffer capacity? Or is it possible that it writes to the 2nd card after a delay so as not to clog up the data flow?