Subject: Re: Cheap SD Cards
On Nov 17, 2017, PeterN wrote
> On 11/17/2017 11:56 AM, Savageduck wrote:
> > On Nov 17, 2017, PeterN wrote
> > (in article<email@example.com>):
> > > On 11/16/2017 10:50 PM, Savageduck wrote:
> > > > On Nov 16, 2017, PeterN wrote
> > > > (in article<firstname.lastname@example.org>):
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Sunday I did a quick sunset shoot. Out of 46 images, several had weird
> > > > > colors in unusual portions of the images.
> > > >
> > > > That shouldn’t be a problem for you. weird colors in unusual portions of
> > > > the images should be right in your wheelhouse.
> > >
> > > Not like this:
> > > <https://www.dropbox.com/s/4n3mlqf07qwmt10/_DSC7524.NEF?dl=0>
> > Yup! That looks like a corrupt file issue. As to where that corruption is
> > happening one can best surmise that it was the card. However, there can be
> > all sorts of causes, mostly due to current, clearing the buffer, and writing
> > issues. So it would be best to run a check with a known good performing card
> > to eliminate possible issues with the camera.
> > What was the brand of the card in question, what was its rating, and which
> > camera were you using?
> D800, and a Delkin Black. I complained to Delkin. They are sending me a
> reader, and requested that I test the card with that reader. The shot
> you see is a ten shot multiple exposure. I was testing to see how much
> time was needed between shots, to get a similar effect to a long
> exposure. despite the corruption, my conclusion is that it can be done.
> In a calm bay it takes about 2.5 seconds between each shot, for a ten
> shot exposure.
What is a Delkin Black?
Delkin Black is meaningless, all that tells us is who the manufacturer is.
What is the actual read/write speed of the card?
Also, because you have somewhat explained what you were doing with multiple
exposures, I suspect that this was just a slow card choking on what was being
fed it, and unable to clear the camera buffer. I have a feeling that if you
just used it to shoot a single exposure there might be no problem at all. If
you are going to use a high performance camera, you should use high
performance cards regardless of how tempting it might be to go the budget