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Memory cards for Nikon D-40

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hadrian007

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I bought a San Disk Ultra Plus 16 GB card for my D40. San Disk says the camera only supports up to 4GB. I' v read that it actually supports up to 32GB. Which is it?



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Nikon only tested them with up to 4 GB as the larger SDHC cards were either not in production yet or very expensive. The camera supports any SD or SDHC card but not SDXC.



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32gb is the maximum size SD card it will handle

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Nikonphotographer - perhaps you could provide the OP model information on the 32GB card that is compatible with the D40   Then they can purchase something they know should work.



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Tom, SDHC cards are 32 GB max, anything over is SDXC and not compatible. The SD cards are 2 GB maximum. There is no overlap between the standards.

To the OP: I would go with fastest SDHC cards you can find from Sandisk or Lexar, but buy them from a reputable dealer as there are lots of fakes on the market.

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I know the SDHC cards go to 32GB...I was asking if they had a particular version that they had tried.  I would tend to agree with your recommendation however a specific recommendation never hurts...All good...



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The Nikon D-40 supports storage of SD, SDHC up to 32GB. Your SanDisk Ultra Plus 16GB card is a SDXC card and it is not compatible with D-40.

Try using SDHC card with Class-4 to optimize the full capacity of your camera’s storage and you can choose from SanDisk or Lexar.