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Problem with PNY SD cards

Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by Green_Manelishi, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Green_Manelishi

    Green_Manelishi Knicker Knotter

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    Anyone else have a problem with that brand? I bought two, new, PNY SDHC 4GB cards. Neither of them works. Good thing I decided to try them before I needed to use them.
     
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    Watch the SanDisk website. They frequently have rebates on their cards which make them as cheap or cheaper than others. Even if they are a couple dollars more they're worth it. It's all I've ever used in both my p&s and DSLR's, never a problem in 4-5 yrs. Last fall I bought ExtremeIII 8GB SDHC cards for $15 and change a piece after rebates. Some will say Lexar is a good brand, personally I can't comment, however I've never heard anything bad about them.
     

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    Did you buy these?

    http://www.amazon.com/PNY-P-SDHC4G4...4?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1236714577&sr=1-4

    Apparantly you are not the only one with problems.

    I have never used them. Like Glkster19, I tend to use SanDisk. They're local to my area and have good reputation.
     
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    The SDHC cards are not the same as SD cards. Only newer card readers can read them. Your card reader or camera must have the capability of reading them.
     
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    I know. From everything I've been told the camera will write to either SD or SDHC card. I know the card reader will not read them but that's not a problem. The fact remains the camera indicated it had formatted the cards but there were no images. I exchanged the PNY 4GB SDHC cards for two Sandisk cards and they work fine.
     
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    I won't touch PNY. Sandisk has always worked for me just fine.