XAVC S and Sandisk Extreme PRO 95mbps card

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by michael, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. michael

    michael TalkEmount Rookie

    Oct 17, 2012
    I have the Sony A6000 and upgraded the firmware to 2.0 be able to record movies in the XAVC S format and purchased the Sandisk Extreme PRO Class 10 95mbps card. The camera still says that the card is unsuitable for XAVC S and to change the format. Ideas?
  2. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Feb 14, 2016
    Aberdeen, Scotland
    I know for the A7Rii the card needs to be at least 64GBs, anything smaller won't allow 4K recordings.
    I have bought a "Lexar Professional 64GB Class 10 UHS-II 1000x Speed (150MB/s) SDXC Flash Memory Card" which is the specification needed according to Sony.

  3. michael

    michael TalkEmount Rookie

    Oct 17, 2012
    Thanks, after some researching online, it seems that the minimum card capacity needs to be 64GB. The one I have is 32GB :/
  4. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

    Sep 25, 2011
    64GB and you don't need UHS-II (in fact the camera can't even take full advantage of UHS-I!) but you do need SDXC and/or a U3 speed rating.
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