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A lot of HD cameras will not work properly with cards larger than 32GB (cards over 32GB are usually SDXC rather than the SDHC standard used by 32GB cards. SDXC cards use the ex-FAT system rather than FAT32 - in short they are a different standard). - so don't just buy the biggest card you can afford - read the specs in the manual to see what it accepts.


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CLASS 10 UHS-1 CARDS (For HD Cameras)


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VERY IMPORTANT. These links take you to the product, however Amazon have three different ways of selling. There's Amazon Direct - This means that you are only dealing with Amazon themselves, then there's other sellers that use Amazon's facilities - these show as Fulfilled By Amazon and finally there's Market Place sellers that advertise on Amazon, but operate independently.  I strongly recommend that you only use the first...the Amazon Direct - Sold By Amazon option. Even if it appears that you are paying a couple of £/$ more it is more than likely you are comparing the price of a real item against the price of a fake.

To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

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Jobo PhotoGPS2 Review - First review of Jobo's 2010 Hotshoe GPS Geotagger

Ever since iPhoto added location based functionality I've wanted a camera that could take advantage of it. I'm not an SLR user - being very much just a holiday snapshots type of chap. That being said, I still want my snapshots to be as sharp as possible.

It seemed to take an age for the manufactures of compact cameras to integrate GPS into their devices - the first model that I knew about was the rather poor Nikon P6000. Another couple of models slowly limped to market - all of them getting equally poor reviews (the GPS didn't really work and killed the battery in the process).  So I gave up waiting and got my (non-GPS) Panasonic LX3 - the best compact available within my budget (and at the time, the best within any budget).

I still longed after a GPS equipped camera though (as always if you can't get something it makes it even more desirable). I've tried a keychain GPS geotagging dongle in the past and it just wasn't up for the job. Either I could set it to save its co-ordinates on a short interval ( so it's battery would only last a couple of hours) or lengthen the interval and make the data inaccurate and useless. The software was useless too and didn't work on my Mac.

I had my eye on the Jobo Photo GPS hotshoe device before - but it's SLR scale bulk and price put me off. So I was very pleased to see Jobo re-launching their hot-shoe GPS logger as a new smaller and cheaper device. The new model for 201o is called the PhotoGPS2 and it looks like it will be just the ticket. I pre-ordered one from Germany and I now present you with the first video review of the 2010 Jobo PhotoGPS2.

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Reader Comments (4)

Any way you can post or email me how you ordered this. I can only find the first version and not many of those. Thanks and cool site.

July 6, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdbb

Here you go - direct link to the place I ordered it from
They also sell the PhotoGPS4 (more memory).

July 6, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTechmoan

Thanks, now I need to see if they ship to the US.

July 6, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdbb

What a great, and helpful, review of this product. Thanks very much for doing that. It's convinced me that the photoGPS is what I want to geo-tag my pix. Cheers!!

June 24, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRod from Canada

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