Camera Memory Card Size

  Halmer 12:46 29 Dec 03

The card in my old Samsung 800k is approx 1.5inc by 1.25 inc which is bigger than the one taken by my new Kodak.

If I order one via the internet how do I know that I am getting the right size one please?

(Or is my Samsung so old that they don't make them that size any more!)

  Jester2K 12:50 29 Dec 03

The card is an old type.

Your new card takes a SD or MMC Card. All cards will fit then MB size just refers to the amount of memory on the chip. Physically one size SD / MCC card is indistinguishable from another.

  Gongoozler 12:53 29 Dec 03

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  Sheila-214876 12:55 29 Dec 03

According to Google a Samsung 800k appears to be a digital camcorder not a digital camera. Is that correct?

  Jester2K 12:55 29 Dec 03

Your new CAMERA takes a SD or MMC Card.

All cards SD or MMC cards will fit.

The MB size just refers to the amount of memory on the chip.

Physically one SD or MCC card is indistinguishable from another.

  Halmer 13:16 29 Dec 03

Digimax 800K Camera (my old one)

  Gongoozler 13:19 29 Dec 03

Hi Halmer, I found the Digimax 800 here click here (but watch out for the popups), and it uses SmartMedia memory.

  Sheila-214876 13:26 29 Dec 03

Yes the Samsung takes Smartmedia and your Kodak takes SD so with the 8 in 1 card reader you can still use either camera and download to your PC.

  Stuartli 14:20 29 Dec 03

The Secure Digital card is actually a Multimedia Card with built-in encryption support; most digital cameras will take both SD and MultiMedia cards, but it is wise to check first.

  Jester2K 14:25 29 Dec 03

Thanks. I wasn't sure myself about the differences (Mine takes xD cards) but Halmers camera takes both.

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