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Top 5 Memory Card Cases

written by: Stephanie Mojica•edited by: Rhonda Callow•updated: 5/28/2009
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There are a number of memory card cases available on the market, but determining which one is the best can be challenging. This is a guide to the top 5 memory card cases for digital photographers.

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    Pelican 0910-010-110 Secure Digital Memory Card Case

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    Pelican 0910-010-110 Secure Digital Memory Card Case Pelican 0910-010-110 Secure Digital Memory Card Case is one of the best memory card cases available. As of May 2009, the list price for this product was $24.95 and it sold on websites like Amazon for about $18.

    The biggest advantage of the Pelican 0910-010-110 Secure Digital Memory Card Case is it can store up to eight Secure Digital (SD) cards and as many as 16 mini-SD cards. It also features a removable liner to help absorb shock to the cards in the event the case in dropped, and comes with an extra liner.

    The casing is made of a tough resin and entire case has a water-resistant seal. This makes it especially ideal for carrying in pockets and handbags if needed, and the entire case weighs less than 8 ounces. Overall, this is a good deal in price and features for digital photographers looking to carry multiple SD or mini-SD cards safely.

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    Vanguard DI Holder 1 Aluminum Memory Card Holder

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    Vanguard DI Holder 1 Aluminum Memory Card Holder Those digital photographers needing to carry CompactFlash (CF) memory cards should be satisfied with purchasing a Vanguard DI Holder 1 Aluminum Memory Card Holder. The price is excellent at about $10 as of May 2009, and the memory card case can store up to four CF cards.

    For sturdy aluminum and the capacity to carry multiple CF cards, the Vanguard DI Holder 1 Aluminum Memory Card Holder is an excellent deal. There is also reinforced plastic within this memory card case.

    Overall, those wanting a slim yet durable option to carry their CF cards without spending a lot of money should be happy with choosing the Vanguard DI Holder 1 Aluminum Memory Card Holder.

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    Gepe Extreme Red Memory Card Case for CompactFlash, MMC/SD, Memory Sticks, & Smart Media

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    Gepe Extreme Red Memory Card Case for CompactFlash, MMC/SD, Memory Sticks, & Smart Media A Gepe Extreme Red Memory Card Case for CompactFlash, MMC/SD, Memory Sticks, & Smart Media allows digital photographers to carry different kinds of cards. This memory card case cost about $17 as of May 2009.

    The Gepe Extreme Red Memory Card Case for CompactFlash, MMC/SD, Memory Sticks, & Smart Media has several features that are not found in many other memory card cases. This product has anti-static features to protect cards against static electricity. In addition, this memory card case is waterproof and can even float if dropped into water. Both the outer and inner material are shock-resistant and made of durable plastics.

    For those into more extreme digital photography such as out in the wild, the Gepe Extreme Red Memory Card Case for CompactFlash, MMC/SD, Memory Sticks, & Smart Media is a great choice. It offers durability, diverse card carrying options, is unique to look at, and a good monetary value.

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    Targus TGC-UMW Aluminum Universal Memory Card Case

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    Targus TGC-UMW Aluminum Universal Memory Card Case A Targus TGC-UMW Aluminum Universal Memory Card Case offers true safe carrying and diversity at a reasonable price. As of May 2009, this memory card case sold on Amazon for about $4.50 and had a list price of $8.

    Digital photographers can adjust the removable inserts and use the Targus TGC-UMW Aluminum Universal Memory Card Case to store and transport up to 2 mini-SD, SD, CF, Memory Stick Pro and Duo, and XD-Picture Cards. The carrying case is made of durable aluminum.

    In general, the Targus TGC-UMW Aluminum Universal Memory Card Case is a sleek, affordable, and safe option for those digital photographers who need to carry a variety of digital card sizes.

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    Link Depot Memory Card Carrying Case

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    Link Depot Memory Card Carrying Case A Link Depot Memory Card Carrying Case is an affordable choice for those digital photographers wanting to carry a lot of mini-SD or SD cards. However, there are a couple of drawbacks to consider when choosing this product.

    The price is hard to beat - about $4 on Amazon as of May 2009 and a list price at about $16. It also is hard to find a case to carry up to 20 cards. However, those concerned about dropping their memory card cases will probably want to choose another product.

    For those who carry memory cards in computer or camera bags, the Link Depot Memory Card Carrying Case is a great deal in price and storage capacity.