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.

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
> for
> >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?
> Cheers,
> Richard
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Marie O'Connell
Sound Archivist/Sound Engineer/Sound Consultant
Center for Oral History & Cultural Heritage
University of Southern Mississippi
Phone: 601-266-6514
Mobile: 601-329-6911