The Transcend Ultimate 64GB UHS-I SDXC Speed Class 3 85MB/s write speed card is one of the better “fast” cards available today. Note the W85MB/s speed rating. That refers to the data write speed, which is what matters when using it in your camera. [Read more…]
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…]
Amazon has PNY memory cards, memory sticks and SSD drives at up to 50% off today as its Goldbox Deal of they Day. You can get a PNY Elite Performance 128GB SDXC card for $48.99 or a PNY High Performance 64GB microSDXC card for $23.23. Check out all the deals while they last today here on Amazon.com.
B&H has some solid deals on Sony SD cards, starting at $7.99.
- Sony 16GB SDHC UHS-I for $7.99
- Sony 32GB SDHC UHS-I for $10.99
- Sony 64GB SDXC UHS-I for $23.95
- Sony 128GB SDXC UHS-I for $49.99
- Sony 16GB microSDHC for $7.99
- Sony 32GB microSDHC for $11.99
- Sony 64GB microSDXC for $25.99
B&H says these are in limited supply, so grab a couple now if you want them.