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IPOD as a photo portable drive
« on: February 27, 2008, 06:17:36 PM »
Does anybody use an IPOD with the appropriate accessory as a portable drive for photography?



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Re: IPOD as a photo portable drive
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2008, 08:20:16 PM »
Is there such an accessory? Cool.  8)

Never used an IPOD my self, but would also be interested in the answer.  ;)
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Re: IPOD as a photo portable drive
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2008, 06:21:46 AM »
No.  I've heard they are very s-l-o-w.  I bet it doesn't work with the Touch either because they won't work in "disk" mode.  Shame cos the screen is gorgeous.

I use one for showing people pics on - they love it.
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Re: IPOD as a photo portable drive
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2009, 06:58:15 PM »
Thing is the Ipod touch and phone have a max of 32Gb - hardly a huge amount of storage - my Iphone is already over half full, and its the 32Gb version!

The classic would be ok - but as has been said, it would be fairly slow.

And its expensive compared to a external HD - I bought a 120Gb one a couple of years ago for about £60 - should be cheaper now!
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Re: IPOD as a photo portable drive
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2009, 07:45:09 AM »
IMHO what would be good would be a card reader for the Iphone / touch where you could use the screen to display photos on a larger screen than on your camera. I'd buy one as long as it did CF and SD.

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Re: IPOD as a photo portable drive
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2009, 06:16:41 PM »
OnOne do some software to allow the Iphone (Touch too?) to control Canon cameras with live view - you see the live view on the Iphone. But you need to be teathered - so I can't see a lot of point - except you can have the camera/PC local to the subject and the Iphone connected wirelessly some way away.

Otherwise, a card reader would be good - and I agree CF and SD would be a requirement!
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