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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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Memory card slots cater for CompactFlash Type I/II, Memory Stick, SD/MMC and xD-Picture Card, plus it's PictBridge and USB DirectPrint compatible.
Weighing just more than eight ounces with two AA batteries and an xD-Picture card installed, the Olympus SP-310/320 is too bulky to call a pocket camera, but it doesn't take up much room in a purse, and it'll ride just fine holstered to your belt in an optional carrying case.There's a sharp, 2.5-inch LCD for framing your shots and viewing them The camera feels well balanced, and most of the controls are within easy reach of your thumb.
The FE-110 comes with 28MB built-in memory and a 16MB xD-picture card. Up to about 11x zooming is possible when 2.8x optical and 4x digital zoom capabilities are combined.
When placed in a retail outlet, customers may simply bring in their storage media, including CD-R/RW, Zip, SmartMedia, CompactFlash, SD Card, xD-Picture Card or Memory Stick, insert it into the terminal, select options from the touch screen and bring the completed order slip to the cashier.
xD-Picture Card is the storage medium of choice, and its compact little form weighs a trifling 198g.
Fuji this summer introduced its 512 megabyte xD-Picture Card, doubling the storage capability of its highest capacity predecessor, which could store 256 megabytes.
With a maximum capacity of 256Mbyte, the xD-Picture Card can store up to 444 digital images, captured at 3-megapixels and recorded at a file size of 590Kbyte.
The new xD-Picture Card will be less than an inch square and will be capable of storage capacities of up to 8GB.