Micro SD vs SD memory card

2 months 3 weeks ago #668003 by Alfonso Camil
I was over at Best Buy today to get a memory card and all they had were micro SD cards with adapters.  The guy at the counter told me this would be the same as a SD card.  Before I open this thing, I want to check and make sure with you all.  Are these these same?  

Thank you


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2 months 2 weeks ago #668018 by Nikon Shooter
Pretty much the same features and performance but why
bother with micro + adapter if a SD would do? Go simple!

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2 months 2 weeks ago #668137 by Ozzie_Traveller
G'day Alfonso

Any electrician (Sparky by another name) will tell you that "the more joins & connectors you have in a circuit, the more chance of voltage drop or failure" With your photo stuff, you want hi-quality image / data transfer at all times, and this is adding one extra / unwanted connector into the mix

Hope this helps
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2 months 2 weeks ago #668470 by Karen Comella
But it's another point to break.  Stick with the SD card.


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1 month 3 weeks ago #670883 by Jackson Rieger
It will work.  However I always prefer to use the single SD card as it's one less thing to potentially go wrong.  


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1 month 3 weeks ago #671038 by ThatNikonGuy
Stick with the full size cards when you can. 


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1 day 9 hours ago #677046 by Lynnb
I have both on my D850 which I purchased over a year ago,  I’m using 128 gb cards; one is a micro, and I also use a 64 gb standard SD card, in addition to an XQD card.  

haven’t had any issues until yesterday.._ 

I went to download to my iPad using the cable supplied with my camera, and the iPad said there were no pictures, although  I could see them on the camera.  I next pulled the SD card and tried to use the card reader to put them in the iPad with no results.

syrprisingly, for well over a year, no problems, and now it doesn’t work.

Hopefully somebody here has a suggestion..
thanks


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1 day 9 hours ago #677047 by Lynnb
I’ve had no issues.  You need to get an adapter though, but otherwise fine.


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1 day 2 hours ago #677074 by garyrhook
What happens on a real computer?


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9 hours 12 minutes ago #677108 by Ozzie_Traveller

garyrhook wrote: What happens on a real computer?


+1 ... but will the iPad allow another device to physically link or must it be a WiFi link?

ps- Gary- I have PMd you as well
Phil from the great land Downunder


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2 hours 23 minutes ago #677118 by garyrhook

Ozzie_Traveller wrote:

garyrhook wrote: What happens on a real computer?


+1 ... but will the iPad allow another device to physically link or must it be a WiFi link?

ps- Gary- I have PMd you as well
Phil from the great land Downunder


Sorry, I was replying to the thread hijacker. My mistake.

I've been unable to find a way to transfer files onto an iPad from an SD card, so I'm not at all understanding what the hijacker is saying. Nor do I try to connect my cameras to the iPad. Thus my question: take the cards and plug them into a real computer. What happens?


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