SanDisk CFexpress memory cards now compatible with Nikon Z cameras

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CFexpress memory card compatibility with the Nikon Z 6 and Z 7 is nothing new - Nikon made this possible with firmware version 2.20 last year, though only for Sony-branded CFexpress cards. Then in February this year with firmware version 3.00, compatibility was expanded to ProGrade and Lexar Type B cards. However, bugs were present requiring workarounds like the reinsertion of the card, or switching the camera off and on again.

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys.