100GB CompactFlash card from Pretec
PMA 2010 Report
Pretec, known to always be around at every consumer electronics show, brought a collection of obscure memory cards along, among which is a 100GB CompactFlash type II memory card. It so happened that I use a Nikon D3x digital SLR during photographing at the PMA 2009 in Las Vegas, and I was very curious to see if this 100GB CF working sample would function well in Nikon's flagship. Formatting was not the problem; however, the Nikon D3x camera doesn't like it at all. On its display, everything that is not supposed to blink, is blinking and I decide that this card will have to go without the D3x.
64GB and 100GB CF II memory cards
During the last Photokina 2008 show in Germany, Pretec also demonstrated a 64GB CF II memory card made in cooperation with Leaf. Perhaps time to renew the cooperation with Leaf to also get this 100GB version to actually work?! According Chi-Lin Tom, General Manager at Pretec, the 100GB CompactFlash II should work with the Nikon D3 DLSR, but it so happens that the D3 did not come with me….