Are you using 2 card slots in your camera?

1 month 4 weeks ago #675735 by Jeff Scott
I was reading some older posts on another community about dual card slots.  Are you actually using both slots if you have dual slots in your camera? If you are using dual slots, is there more resources used up in the camera?  


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1 month 4 weeks ago #675736 by Nikon Shooter
As time as not yet confirmed that cards got so safe that
only one can be used, I stick with ma reflex of using both.

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1 month 4 weeks ago #675740 by Jeff Scott
You are using 2 cards all the time?  Sorry, I'm not 100% understanding you.  


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1 month 4 weeks ago #675747 by Nikon Shooter

Jeff Scott wrote: You are using 2 cards all the time?  


Yes, guilty as charged!

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1 month 4 weeks ago #675749 by Shadowfixer1
I use dual slots. The second records the exact same as the first. Yes, using two slots will increase time for the buffer to clear especially if the second slot is a slower slot than the first. Some cameras have UHS-II slot for first and UHS-I slot for the second.

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1 month 4 weeks ago #675821 by Pete Franko
I'm nearly always using 1 card slot


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1 month 4 weeks ago #675848 by effron
I have dual slots in my main bodys, and use them both....always.

Why so serious?
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1 month 3 weeks ago #676034 by shelland
I typically have mine set to move from slot 1 to slot 2 if the card fills. That way if I happen to fill a card, I wouldn't miss anything. If shooting anything critical, I would save the same to both cards. (I am not a professional, or I would probably always save to both) 

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1 month 3 weeks ago #676067 by ThatNikonGuy
When it's just me, 1 slot.  When it's for a client, 2 slots.  


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1 month 3 weeks ago #676143 by effron
Another thought: I keep my cards in camera where its safer there than bouncing around in my photo pack....or falling out of a pocket never to be found. 

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1 month 3 weeks ago #676472 by Rob Conley
Just one slot


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1 month 3 weeks ago #676500 by Hassner
I never had a 2-slot camera.
So using one slot all the time, never having problems,
I do not see the use for a second slot.
Fear?


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1 month 3 weeks ago #676524 by effron

Hassner wrote: I never had a 2-slot camera.
So using one slot all the time, never having problems,
I do not see the use for a second slot.
Fear?


Preparedness has been and is still confused with paranoia often.....

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1 month 3 weeks ago #676628 by Otto F
Same here, just don't have the need.  Perhaps one day, but now, one slot is fine for me. 


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1 month 2 weeks ago #676736 by Jeff Scott
Interesting, so about half and half  


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