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    Default btw guys how do u calculate how a digicam can store how many pics?

    btw guys how do u calculate how a digicam can store how many pics?

    for example
    a 1.2megapixle digicam

    using
    fine
    at 1280x1025 res
    how many pic to taken to empty a 8MB CF or SM card?
    or a 64MB card?

    wat is the calculattions?

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    check the manual or the specs.

    it's hard to "guess" cos different cameras apply different levels of compression to photos. The raw image data will take up 1280x1025x3 bytes or 3.9MB of space (assuming 24 bit color space). After compression it could be as small as 100KB.
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