New GF2 user

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by Wind23, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. Wind23

    Wind23 New to Mu-43

    5
    Jul 20, 2011
    Hi all,

    I just bought a GF2.. I would like to know how to choose a good SDHC memory card.
    Please help..

    Thanks
     
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  2. Hudsonhites

    Hudsonhites Mu-43 Regular

    82
    Jul 14, 2011
    NYC
    I also recently purchased a gf2 and have been using a Sandisk Extreme 30MB/S 16 GB class 10 SDHC I'm quite satisfied with it.
     
  3. Jordan

    Jordan Mu-43 Regular

    88
    Jun 9, 2011
    Houston, TX
    I got the same card as Hudsonhites, but in 8GBs and I've had no problems with it yet.
    When I was using Compact Flash cards with older cameras I used SanDisk and never had problems. SanDisk and Kingston are pretty safe bets with me.
     
  4. Howi

    Howi Mu-43 Veteran

    210
    Feb 23, 2011
    Sheffield
    Howard
    Go for class 10, sandisk are good but can be expensive (cheaper sandisk may be a clone! beware)
    Panasonic gold cards are also high quality but equally expensive.
    8gig is plenty big enough, buy more if you need more.
    I have Sandisk, Kingston, Samsung and some cheapo's not had a card go bad on me yet.....but!!!
    Avoid the cheap end, no matter what make, if money is a problem go middle of road pricewise.
    Amazon is a good place for memory as is Play.com etc

    Think of memory like wine - a £3.00 bottle of wine is £2.50 tax £0.50 wine
    a £6.00 bottle is still £2.50 tax £3.50 wine - which would you rather drink??? :biggrin:
     
  5. I'm a Sandisk snob. It's been a long, long time since I've used any other brand!
     
  6. Wind23

    Wind23 New to Mu-43

    5
    Jul 20, 2011
    Thank you guys, I will look for a SanDisk Class 10 one than..
    Can't wait to receive my GF2 next week..
     
  7. j0sh818

    j0sh818 Mu-43 Regular

    53
    Jul 18, 2011
    MO
    +1 on Sandisk. Been using it for all my Canon bodies and an 8gb class 6 for my coming GF2. Congrats on your new GF2!
     
  8. Wind23

    Wind23 New to Mu-43

    5
    Jul 20, 2011
    Josh, do you mind pm me where you bought yours and how much?
    Thanks
     
  9. lannes

    lannes Mu-43 Regular

    49
    Jul 15, 2011
    Perth, Australia
    Had some luck with the Lexar 32gb SDHC class 10 card, larger card size helps with number of shots when shooting raw, otherwise 8 or 16 will be fine.
     
  10. j0sh818

    j0sh818 Mu-43 Regular

    53
    Jul 18, 2011
    MO
    PM'ed! Thanks!
     
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