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Got new Camera Nikon L820 Need Memory card

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by Metalbasspro, Nov 23, 2013.


  1. Metalbasspro

    Metalbasspro

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    Got a new Camera. Took video at band practice. It was short! I don't have a memory card. Want to get one that can take at least an hour of video.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3Rm9MjJPzo

    At least I managed to up load it. Can anyone recommend a Memory card, where to get it and not get ripped off. I have no idea what they even run.
     
  2. gjbassist

    gjbassist Supporting Member

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    Is it an SD style card? If so they are available just about everywhere and are so cheap now. You can get them at Walmart, Target, Best Buy, etc. Try to stick with a good name brand like Sandisk or Transcend. Walmart has an 8 gig Sandisk for under $7 right now!
     
  3. Toptube

    Toptube

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    I recommend a class "10" card. They are rated for much higher data rates. So your camera won't bog down during rapid fire shooting at full quality/resolution or HD video recording.
     
  4. Metalbasspro

    Metalbasspro

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    Oh good to know I will see Wal mart about one Sunday. I thought it was one of those deals where thou grey a good deal on the camera and they rape you on the cards.
     
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  6. bobicidal

    bobicidal Supporting Member

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    Get a good card like sandisk extreme if your recordings are important. Class 10 may be overkill for that camera but it will download to computer faster ( I looked at the user manual and it did not specify minimum speed like some pro video cams will)
     
  7. Metalbasspro

    Metalbasspro

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    I don't know if the will be important. I plan to load them on the net then delete.

    Did not see this post before I left and picked up a 16GB via the PNY brand and two 2 GB cards for smaller projects like a bass cover on youtube.
     
  8. Dave W

    Dave W Previously bassgod0dmw Supporting Member

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  9. themaestro78

    themaestro78

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    just make sure the camera will recognize the size of the card. some have a max
     

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