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xD Picture Card

(EXtreme Digital Picture Card) An earlier flash memory card used in digital cameras. Introduced in 2002 by Fuji and Olympus, the xD cards were the smallest flash memory cards on the market until the Mini SD card was announced in 2003. xD Cards provided low-power, high-speed data transfer up to 5 Mbytes/sec in capacities to 512MB. In order to accommodate the new format, Olympus introduced new cameras that accepted xD Cards, CompactFlash and SmartMedia formats. See memory card.


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When introduced in 2002, xD Cards were the smallest memory card on the market.
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On a single charge it can take roughly 500 shots and it can fit 341 highest quality snaps on a 1GB xD card. It has a sensitivity rating of up to ISO 1600, which means that at dark parties, this camera will make people look natural, not harshly outlined by the flash
The new model can record digital still images directly from a Memory Stick and Memory Stick Duo storage media, Compact Flash, Secure Digital (SD), and xD cards to a DVD, creating a slideshow that can be played back on a DVD player, or simply used as a backup DVD of the images for storage or printing.
The new model can record digital still images directly from a Memory Stick and Memory Stick Duo storage media, Compact Flash, Secure Digital, and xD cards to a DVD, creating a slide show that can be played back on a DVD player, or used as a backup DVD of the images for storage or printing.