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Thread: CF in A40 wrong size?

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    Default CF in A40 wrong size?

    Just bought a canon a40 yesterday.
    Can anyone tell me y the 8mb CF shows only 7.5mb and the 128mb CF shows only 124mb in the camera?
    Is my camera spoilt?
    tks

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    Nope it's normal. This is because you need to format the disk before using, same like using a harddisk and floppy

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    This is normal. Nothing to worry about it. Some manufacturer take it that 1KB = 1000 Bytes while others use the 1KB = 1024 Bytes.

    See here for more information.

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