Five memory cards for digital cameras were subjected to a range of tests. The formats were CompactFlash, Secure Digital, xD, Memory Stick and Smartmedia.Read more at BBC
Even some of the thinner cards that appear to be fragile fared well in the trial.
They were dipped into cola, put through a washing machine, dunked in coffee, trampled by a skateboard, run over by a child's toy car and given to a six-year-old boy to destroy.
Perhaps surprisingly, all the cards survived these six tests
Memory cards more durable than thought
Posted on Monday, Aug 02 2004 @ 13:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck