Is an adapter made to convert a compact flash card to use an SD card?

Becky Bowman November 25, 2012

I impulsively purchased a used Canon 50D and was dismayed to discover that it uses CF cards. I purchased this to use as a backup camera and I like the camera, but not a CF card. It’s so inconvenient to have to use an adapter and it won’t work in my tablet.

  1. Sashi Peiris
    December 6, 2012 at 2:25 am

    Shoulden't you just a compact flash to usb converter or a multi card reader. There is a USB hub and multiple card reader at dick smith for $20

  2. Douglas Mutay
    December 4, 2012 at 9:24 am

    Alex and Jan has given the easy way to resolve your problem

  3. Duy Nguyen Minh
    November 28, 2012 at 5:46 am

    Use firmware and update firmware for Flash card and you have new SD cards

  4. Jan Fritsch
    November 26, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    If I understand you correctly the following should be one possible option

  5. Jim Chambers
    November 25, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    Couldn't you just use its USB computer interface or a USB multicard reader?

  6. ha14
    November 25, 2012 at 10:08 am

    if the camera use CF then you have to follow the rule, converting CF to SD demands file system changes of course hardware as well.

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