Hi Richard and all
This is for field recordings/oral histories using Marantz PMD 660's. We are
wanting to purchase bigger cards, 2 or 4 Gig, so the operator doesn't feel
pressured into getting back to the Center after just one interview. They will
record in wav format. http://www.zzounds.com/item--MARPMD660
Thanks for the replies thus far.
Quoting "Richard L. Hess" <[log in to unmask]>:
> At 01:02 PM 2/23/2006, Marie O'Connell wrote:
> >I have been asked by my boss if there is a 'preferred' Flash Memory Card
> >digital recordings. Any tips would be great. Thanks in advance.
> Hi, Marie,
> Well, this is a new field for us in audio land, but it is
> well-discussed in digital photography arenas.
> Digital photography is no more immune to rumour and innuendo than
> audio, and a fair amount of FUD floats around there, too.
> With that said, I have both Lexar and Sandisk cards which have
> performed flawlessly. A discussion thread on the Canon digital board
> seemed to favour Sandisk over Lexar. A discussion on the Nikon
> digital board also said that Kingston was excellent for less.
> Before making a huge investment, I think trying out the card in the
> intended device is a good choice.
> What devices are you selecting that use the CF cards?
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Center for Oral History & Cultural Heritage
University of Southern Mississippi