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What SD CARD should I buy?

If you want an SD Card for your camera - these are the ones I use and recommend. 

I'd strongly recommend not to buy any SD cards off ebay - I've heard about too many issues with counterfeit cards - often sold on by unwitting resellers. My inbox regularly gets messages from people who bought a £150 camera then cheaped out and bought a £3 memory card on ebay - Then when it doesn't worth they blame the camera! It doesn't make any sense. Good memory is cheaper than it's ever been - see the links above.

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)

 

U3 CARD (For 4K cameras)

 

 

SPECIAL DASHCAM CARDS

The SD card in a dashcam is re-written over, more frequently than in other types of cameras. Some manufacturers void their guarantee if an SD card was used in a dashcam. So, no surprise, there are special High Endurance SD cards made just for dashcams...here's some.

 

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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Friday
Oct212016

Budget Flip Clock Flip Out

Here's a video about cheap flip clocks. 

Here's some links to buy flip clocks.

White clock (cheapest) Amazon US     Amazon UK

Large clock  Amazon US     Amazon UK
 
eBay (general Flip Clocks)
UK  US  CA  DE  AU  NL

Sorry can't hang about - have you seen the time, I've got to get straight on with making the next video.

 

 

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Reader Comments (2)

Yeh, get back to making them videos, no one needs to read your unnecessary ramblings Mat 👍

October 21, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterCanada Paul

I really like the look of the big clock, but i also really want a 24 hour version. But i can't seem to find any.
Then i got to thinking... :)
What if i bought two big clocks, and replaced the hour numbers on the first clock, with the 1-24 minute numbers from the second clock.
Could that be done? The numbers aren't glued in place or something like that? Would the minute numbers fit on the left side, theres not any small tabs or cutouts to prevent that?

Thank you. :)

October 25, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterJesper

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