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Compact Flash: Datawrite 8 Gb Compact Flash Card

Compact Flash compliant devices such as Digital cameras, PDA's, Voice recorders, Notebooks and MP3 players.

Manufacturer Datawrite
Format Compact Flash
Capacity 8 GB
Notes Write protect switch (prevents accidental erasure of data)
- Solid State - No moving parts
- Non-Volatile - Data maintained with no power
- Complete with FREE protective case
Compatibility Will NOT work with Canon cameras
Dimensions 43mm x 36mm x 3.3mm

Apparently also works with iPod Mini which is why i am getting one :)
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#1
how does this work with Ipod mini's then?

(oh, and on the site, there is a user review saying it's currently working with his Canon 400d)
#2
I wonder how this compares to fast SDHC cards especially when taking multiple raw shots or continuous frame shots.
#3
I bought 2 DataWrite 2Gb CF cards a few months back, my mate also ordered 2 at the same time. All 4 were faulty and would randomly lock up my DSLR.

I'd avoid at any price.
banned#4
I'd prefer a fast 4GB one over a slow 8GB any day.
#5
CF and ipod minis micro drive are the same thing and got the same connectors apparently, you cant judge a DIFFERENT product you bought faulty so decide this will be too!
#6
jamhops
CF and ipod minis micro drive are the same thing and got the same connectors apparently, you cant judge a DIFFERENT product you bought faulty so decide this will be too!


No but 4 faulty cards gives a good indication of the general quality of DataWrite in general. I'd stick with a big brand name such as Sandisk or Kingston any day.
#7
i dont have problems with datawrite and it most lightly is a bad batch which can occur from any manufacture but tbh i dont care that much lol
#8
jamhops
CF and ipod minis micro drive are the same thing and got the same connectors apparently, you cant judge a DIFFERENT product you bought faulty so decide this will be too!


Oh, OK.

Thank you
#9
Mitzi
I bought 2 DataWrite 2Gb CF cards a few months back, my mate also ordered 2 at the same time. All 4 were faulty and would randomly lock up my DSLR.

I'd avoid at any price.


When researching these cards I came across this sort of story across many different forums so I decided against them - I can't really afford not to be able to trust CF cards.

John
#10
Poor feedback on this brand at SVP too
#11
I've had one in the past too - It kind of worked when in the camera, but then I couldn't read a lot of the files on my PC - they were corrupted.
#12
Don't buy this card. It freezed my Canon 30D.
#13
sorry but i have to vote cold as i bought one of these and it was the slowest CF card ive ever seen

sold it on ebay for almost what i paid for it and bought a 4GB Sandisk Extreme III for only a couple of ££ more

you get what you pay for.

MJ
#14
Can you please cite the source which states/proves that these particular CF cards do work as an iPod upgrade ?
#15
Darnit. One in my basket and BP site has gone down...
#16
Mitzi
I bought 2 DataWrite 2Gb CF cards a few months back, my mate also ordered 2 at the same time. All 4 were faulty and would randomly lock up my DSLR.

I'd avoid at any price.


And I bought three packs of DVDRs of theirs last year. I tried five from each pack, not one disc worked, and several had visible defects in the dye layer. I think I'll avoid this one, too.
#17
Sorry guys this weeks mailshot offer has took the site down we are just re booting the server.

Also dxx

the discs you order have 12 month warranty, please do not hold a grudge call us and we will sort any problems.

01384 892333

cheers

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