[access-uk] Re: Flash cards speed issue

  • From: "Ray's Home" <rays-home@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 12:56:33 +0100

Carol, I simply used the format facility in the R1 and I don't know
what system that uses.  I'll ad though that the Integral cards sent me
the other day seemed to work straight out of the box without


From Ray
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-----Original Message-----
Carol Pearson

Do they need to be formatted for FAT or FAT32?  Is this an additional
you have to watch for?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ray's Home" <rays-home@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Access-Uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2007 2:21 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Flash cards speed issue

>A couple of days back I reported here on the problem I had with
> getting an Edirol R1 to work with a 2GB card.  Well, I was advised
> the guy who runs Inquitaudio to try a much slower card, and he in
> has sent me a couple of 2GB 12x cards, and the Edirol is happy with
> them.  They are Integral brand cards.
> So, the fastest card isn't necessarily the one to go for, and the
> I spoke with said a Marantz machine that worked OK with 40x cards,
> wouldn't work with a 50x card.  As faster cards are usually more
> expensive then you can save a bit of money and have less risk of
> incompatability.
> Of course the CF standard seems to be becoming obsolete now, many
> manufacturers are designing equipment to work with the newer SD
> which are much smaller, but maybe not prone to the possibility of
> pins if you swap cards a lot.
> I only say all of this because I hope it might just help prevent
> buying cards that turn out not to work for machines like the
> Book Currier, Plextor and other machines that we tend to use.
> If anyone has more thoughts on the technicalities of memory cards
> be interested to hear them as I shall be using these a lot more now,
> as all of us will be.
> Cheers,
> From Ray
> I can be contacted off-list at:
> mailto:ray-48@xxxxxxxx

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