Take More Photos Using 128 MB SmartMedia Digital Memory Cards
The 128MB SmartMedia camera memory cards for digital cameras began selling in 1995 as an alternative to floppy disks and were produced until approximately 2002. They are still available in both the 3.3v and the 5v formats for those using compatible camera models. If you have a digital camera that you want to put to use, these memory cards make it possible to transfer photos to your desktop in a few minutes.What are the camera memory card specifications?
The SmartMedia memory cards for your camera are slightly more than an inch in height and length. They weigh less than a third of an ounce. While they are small enough to fit inside of your camera, they hold 128 MB, which is enough to store between 30 and 100 pictures. The actual amount varies based on the quality and size of the picture as well as the specifications of the digital camera itself.What brands of digital cameras are compatible with the card?
These cards are compatible with several different brand names of digital cameras as well as generic models. Some of the names which your card may work with include:
- Nikon cameras: Different Nikon cameras should take this brand of 128 MB camera memory card.
- Olympus: The 3.3v format of these cards will likely hold approximately 100 photos from your favorite compatible digital camera.
- Canon cameras: The Canon cameras of different types will take the 128 MB card, which holds approximately 80 - 100 photos. These cards are available in both the 3.3 and 5v formats.
The card itself is made out of a thin plastic and contains one flash chip. This chip is embedded permanently inside of the card. You can also find some units which have several chips connected together. The chip itself contains several materials, which are designed to be conducive to memory transfer. These include silicone and graphene, which combine to create a material which efficiently transfers information.How do you transfer from the card to the computer?
Digital memory cards are inserted into a reader that connects to the PC, laptop, or similar device via a USB port. Once the connection is made, you can watch as the photos are transferred from the card to the device. You can then print the photos or save them to your desktop or in cloud storage for future use.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by SmartMedia.