I'm reading through the D800 manual. On P339-340 they talk about using eye-fi cards. I looked at the eye-fi website, and this looks pretty slick, but the user reviews for eye-fi at some of the resellers are not all positive. I suppose I could set upt the two slots in the camera to use the Cf slot for storing RAW and the sd for eye-fi jpegs. Any thoughts before I add further to my March credit card bill?
To eye-Fi or not to Eye-Fi, that is the question...(29 posts) (12 voices)
With the huge D800 file size, you will have to be patient, but otherwise seems like a plan. I am glad I bought mine.
That will work fine and is what I do with the D7000. One thing you will want to do though is shoot the most basic jpeg to the Eye-Fi card to send to your iPad, phone or where ever. That way the downloads will take 1-2 seconds per picture. If you do large/fine for the jpegs you are going to see 10 seconds or more per picture transfer which is a bit of a pain.
The smaller jpeg images look just fine for previewing on an iPad and will be perfect for the web if you just want to push them there. You then have your RAW file to work with to create larger, higher resolution jpegs if you need them for printing, etc.
I will echo JorPet on the setup. I have a D7000 with an eye-fi card in the second slot that sends Jpegs to my tablet. Works fine, but takes a while at times. Neat set up though.
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