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Old 04-08-2013, 04:47 PM
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Default MicroSD cards for GoPro: Having lots of small or a couple large better?

Just curious for those of you that use GoPro Heroes, do you like to have several smaller microSD cards or a lesser amount of large cards? I'm borrowing a friend's Hero for Moab next week and need to get some cards. Amazon is having some good deals on Sandisk Ultras right now and I'm trying to decide.
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I have 1 64gig. Pulling files off of 1 card is a lot easier for me
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I have one big one also. Less to lose!
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I got a 32 and it corrupted at the beginning of Fins and things. Couldn't figure it out. But next time i will know to take an extra card. I didn't want to format it because I had a video of a guy almost doing an endo right in front of me. But if I had another card I could have at least tried to swap it out.

But no matter the size, your going to want multiple big cards or a laptop to offload the videos at the end of the day. I easily fill a 32 at 1080p 30fps in a hand full of hours.
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I have two 32gb and one 16gb. They can fill up fast. Never know when you may need to extra card. I paid a dollar a gig for lexar cards. Probably cheaper now.
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Thanks, guys. Bought a couple 32s. Hadn't thought about unloading at the end of the day. Guess my laptop is making the trip too.
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don't put all of your eggs into one basket.
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I use a 64 gb card in it and just in case I keep a couple extra 16gb ones for my DSLR and my gopro so I have plenty of extras
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Just make sure they are the class 10 cards which xfer data faster. A must for any HD recordings.
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Originally Posted by maine07jk View Post
I have one big one also. Less to lose!
More to lose when it corrupts and you no longer have any footage of your trip, and no way to record anything else.
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