Contributed by: c@tz
CompactFlash Type II memory card slot. From 340 MB to 1
GB of storage. Reusable. Average of $0.60 US $ per MB.
Negatives: More fragile than other types.
Recording tends to slow down as the disk drive fills up.
Consumes more power. CompactFlash Type I and
Positives: Widely supported by digital
cameras. Reusable. Small and very rugged. Large capacity
up to 512MB (type I) and 300MB Type II. Type I: average
of $3 US per MB. Type II: average of $ 2.50 US per MB.
Negatives: Type II not as common as Type I.
Requires a computer with USB or USB card reader for
efficiency Memory Stick:
Small. Usable in different type devices. Capacity up to
128MB. Average of $3 US per MB.
Currently only found on Sony Products.
Positives: Compact and very
rugged. Reusable. Capacity up to 1.2GB.
retention life of more than 100 years. Average of $5 US
Negatives: Expensive and used almost
exclusively on professional cameras.