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What SD card?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Bull94, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. Bull94

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    What specific SD card do I need for my P3A? I bought one but I have had problems where my phantom will stop the recording and continue doing it until I reformat the card.

    This is the one I am using: SanDisk Extreme PLUS 64GB microSDXC UHS-I/U3 Card with Adapter (SDSQXSG-064G-GN6MA) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B010NE3N3S/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_1n-fxbNVKHN07


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  2. msinger

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    You just need a class 10 card that is capable of writing at least 7.5 MB/s.

    The memory card you linked is perfectly capable. Are you able to reproduce that issue by using the stock memory card?
     
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  3. ferraript

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    if you don't insist on getting well-known brand-name card, you can buy this one.
    I bought it, tried it, it's completely fine. My writing speeds are about 27 MB/s, reading speeds about 70 MB/s.
    For that price it's almost like for free :D
     
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  4. Bull94

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    I never had the issue with the stock card. I haven't tried the stock card since I got this one either. Is it possible it was a firmware issue? I notice at times when I press record the circle spins for maybe 5-10 seconds before making the ding sound to confirm its recording.


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  5. msinger

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    Not sure. Try the stock card and see what happens.
     
  6. Bull94

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    Will do. It's been windy by me lately so as soon as I get a chance i'll try it out and post here.


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  7. alokbhargava

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    You can experiment with non branded card for recording videos but never try such card for FW update. Just a caution.