[OSM-talk] Navi GPS SD card woe, any advice?

Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Tue Sep 19 06:50:19 BST 2006


On Tuesday 19 September 2006 00:43, Adam Bower wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 11:09:50PM +0100, Tom Chance wrote:
> > I've had this too. A 512MB card I already had didn't work, and I bought
> > another that didn't work either - quite an outlay for me :-( If owners
> > could post a list of "known to work reliably" cards, or some guide to
> > finding one without lots of trial and error running up my overdraft,
> > that'd be appreciated.
>
> Yes, I did have a thought that maybe getting a mini-SD card and putting it
> in an adaptor might be a good bet as i think it likely that they'd use
> less power than a "normal" SD card given that they are designed for use i
> in mobile phones, I also think that they are designed to work with 2.7V
> does anyone know for certain before I waste more dosh ;)

Well; what I did I ordered multiple SD-cards over the Internet and sent back 
all non working ones with a Bugreport attached.
Maybe that saves some money.

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Joerg




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