Reviews and Problems with SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash
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Fast and reliable
22 June 2010
Summary: I have been using a SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash card in my Sony Alpha DSLR since new...have never had a failure and am able to shoot RAW images at extremely high image rates...highly recommended.
Summary: ...went back to overstock to buy another! First one came two days after i placed the order the other one took forever but once they were here worked great. good price. doesn't come in traditional packaging. just in plastic holder.
Summary: I bought this CF card to use with my Canon 50D. When shooting in RAW mode, the images come in at more than 20Mb per capture. That means there's plenty of room for an extended shoot. When shooting in the highest jpeg quality, the 5Mb images roll in at 6.3 shots per second. The SanDisk Extreme III never misses a beat. It's transfer rate keeps up with sports shooting without a single stutter.
Summary: I can now shoot 578 shots on a card before having to upload. I was just on a 4 day trip across Florida and used the card in my Canon Digital Rebel and didn't fill it until late the third day and I was shooting EVERYTHING. Excellent choice and I recommend it.
Excerpt: I purchased this compact flash card for my DSLR as it is a Sony and takes either these or memory stick duo. The card has been very reliable for me and to date has never lost any data or I have never had any data corrupted whilst using it. It works very fast and has no trouble when loading up my pictures and skimming through them on my camera, there is ample space to fit more than enough photos on it, but is also small enough that you can easily pack a spare in your...