Configure multiple media cards Nikon D800


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Configuring multiple media cards

The D800 has two media slots: a CompactFlash slot and a Secure Digital slot. You can control the camera's relationship to those two slots, and kind of how it handles the both of them, using a couple of menu items here in your Shooting menu. First of all, there is a Primary slot selection option. If I open that up, I can say I want you to start shooting on either the SD or the CF slot. It defaults to SD. I'm going to actually change that to CF, because the CompactFlash card that I have in the camera right now is faster than the SD card, and I'm going to be doing some bursting and want to be sure that the buffer clears out quickly. So I'm going to set OK.

At other times I might set the SD card to be the primary slot, maybe because I need to simply hand the card to someone and they've asked for an SD. Or maybe I have, say, an i5 SD card, which is an SD card with a little Wi-Fi transmitter in it, so that you can automatically upload images directly from the camera. But ...

Configuring multiple media cards
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Configuring multiple media cards provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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