Upload & Sell: Off
Will Patterson wrote:
I would be more inclined to look at the eyefi if they made the things in bigger sizes (16 or 32 gig) and even better if the made a cf version.
My 7D only has 1 cf slot and I don't need or want to A, clog up my iPad with raw files and B, slow things down by sending huge raw files to the iPad that doesn't need them.
Much better to be able to keep the raw on the card and send a smaller mjpeg to the iPad. But if I tried that at the moment I will fill the card up with raw.
And let's face it it's a very expensive 8gig SD card if I'm going to keep the raw files on it.
I set up my 1D Mark III where I have it write small JPEG's to the SD (EyeFi card) slot. Then I set it so that photo review is set to the SD card. Then using the EyeFi card program on my laptop before-hand, I set it up so that files are trigger to beam to my iPhone when I press the lock button on my camera. So I browse through pictures I just took, find some I like and hit the lock/protect button, that tells the EyeFi card to send them to my iphone and they're there within seconds. There's no way I'd have it set where ALL the files are sent to my phone automatically.
Will , that's fine and if Iused my mk2n more than my 7D that's the way I would use it also. But as I said I have a 1 slot 7D so I can't use it like that.
I know cf is becoming a rare breed now but I think eyefi (or the other one that has come out since) would sell more if they did a cf version and/or a bigger 16 or 32gig version.
From what I've seen the eyefi and iPad are a great combo , but slowing things down transferring large raw files OR filling the card up with raw that you don't want to transfer is not the best use of the eyefi.
Maybe I need to revisit a pocket backup device that takes SD cards . Then I could dump the raw files onto that.