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Which SD Memory Card For My GoPro?

(Updated: 27/12/19)

One of the biggest areas that is overlooked when getting a video/camera setup for trips out is the speed of the your SD or Micro SD card. Now this doesn’t matter if your camera is a GoPro, DJI, Contour, Garmin, Sony , Nikon or whatever because without a good memory card you may struggle to capture the video footage you want.

Which SD Memory Card For My GoPro?
Which SD Memory Card For My GoPro?

The Speed Class Rating is the official unit of speed measurement for all SD cards, including both full and micro sized versions. Speed Class is a minimum speed based on a worst case scenario test and represents the minimum transfer rate of data that the card is capable of.

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Which Memory Card For The Nikon D500?

We are big fans of the Nikon range of cameras at Unsponsored HQ and have worked our way from the Nikon D70 through to the Nikon D500 over the past few years. All of the images taken for the site have been taken with a Nikon camera of one sort or another. Mid 2016 we added the Nikon D500 to the gear list. We wanted a fast, and good low light performer that would be able to cope with the varying conditions we often find ourselves in. As we had been shooting with Nikon DX bodies for so long we had a good range of glass to use with the D500 but needed a new (to me) type of memory card as the D500 runs both a SD and XQD card.

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GoPro – Drainage Ditch Kayaking

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Rush Sturges and Ben Marr lose control while kayaking down a drainage ditch in Lions Bay, British Columbia. Join the crew for a high paced 800+ meter descent reaching a top speed of 72 km/hr (45mph).

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Zet Kayaks – New Kayak

In around two weeks time Unsponsored will have the full specs on Zet’s new kayak. In the meantime check out these images of the new boat in action.

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Many thanks to the guys from Zet for allowing me to share these images on Unsponsored.

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