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Can I use a 4GB CompactFlash in my 5700 Nikon


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According to Nikon it only supports up to 1GB CF cards, but as I suspected it had never been tested by them with larger CF cards (they weren't available above 500MB when the camera was released) I tried 2GB cards from various manufacturers and confirmed that they do not work.

I found that the best and most reliable performance with this particular Coolpix was with Sandisk Ultra cards. Ultra II (and above) offered no performance advantage with the camera itself, but if you use Ultra II then you will get speedier file transfers when using an external card reader. The camera will work with Ultra III but the camera writes noticeably slower to third generation Ultras than it does to the earlier versions.

The camera is no longer supported by Nikon and no firmware updates were ever released to extend CF capability.
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