Lexar Memory Card Deals This Week

Lexar Professional 1066x

B&H has some good deals on Lexar SD and CF memory cards right now, including a 2-pack of 32GB Professional UHS-I SDHC cards for $29.95 (reg. $72.95) and a 4-pack of 32GB Professional 1066x CF cards for $199.95 (reg. $239.95). Additionally, a 64GB Lexar Professional CF card is $99.99 (reg. $127.58).

Other Lexar memory card deals can be found here at B&H Photo.

 

Nikon D5500 Memory Card Speed Test

Nikon D5500-2

Memory cards matter quite a bit when it comes to your expectations and experience with a DSLR. The Nikon D5500 accepts most modern SD cards, including SDHC and SDXC cards, and takes advantage the speed boost from UHS-I (Ultra-High Speed Type I bus) cards. For a broader explanation of SD card types and designations, see my prior article Demystifying SD Cards.

Below, I have tested a few different memory cards in the Nikon D5500 to demonstrate the positive effects of buying a more capable memory card and to highlight some specifications of particular cards that might make them a better fit for the D5500 and similar cameras. [Read more…]