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As @NoiseJockey said - difference is in speed. Take a look at sources. CF card use parallel bus (PATA) similar to old HDDs. But it is not true that they are faster for more pins. Modern trends are to use less cables (eSATA, Thunderbolt, Ethernet) for flexibility and magnetic and electric shielding. Based on provided source SD cards are used primarily in ...


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Even if the 722 could record 8 simultaneous tracks at 24bit 192kHz, the incoming data rate would only be 4.39MB/s. This is about half the rate of even the modestly-fast CF cards. The speed of a CD or SD card is much more important for videographers who are shooting 24-30 images per second, or photographers who are shooting multiple shots in quick ...


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