digimuzik Posted January 6, 2007 Share Posted January 6, 2007 Just bought a Corsair 2GB 60x card to go with my new Canon S2 IS. The main reason I got such a huge card for a 5mp camera was for taking videos, which the S2 will do at 640x480 at 30fps, up to 1GB a movie. Problem is, the camera records about 19 seconds, then says the buffer is full and then takes a few more seconds to finish writing to the card. Canon says their 640x480x30 mode takes about 1980kb/s which would be about 13.2x SD speed. I should think the 60x card shouldn't choke at this rate! (the 640x480x15 claims 990kb/s and the card keeps up fine with that) I timed copying a 200mb file OFF the card at around 46x, but that was nowhere near precise. I don't think my card reader is USB 2.0, but the camera's transfer rate is. I ran a non-high-speed 512 MB card in the camera a week ago and it had no problems keeping up with the 640x480x30 bitrate. Why is this 2GB card choking so much? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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