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bebran
07-04-2005, 12:30 AM
Hi.

I've just trashed my second 1GB X4Store high speed SD card (made by Toshiba) and I'm not sure what happend.

I'm using a Panasonic DMC FZ5 camera and HP/Compaq nc6000 laptop built-in SD card reader. It seems like leaving the SD card in the laptop card reader while doing a full power cycle (shutdown and start) will make the card(s) unable to receive data. I haven't tried this with my original 16MB ( :eek: ) Panasonic card, so I'm not sure if it's the laptop card reader or the X4Store card whose to blame.

Anyone had similar problem?

Ray Schnoor
07-04-2005, 08:01 AM
Hi.

I've just trashed my second 1GB X4Store high speed SD card (made by Toshiba) and I'm not sure what happend.

I'm using a Panasonic DMC FZ5 camera and HP/Compaq nc6000 laptop built-in SD card reader. It seems like leaving the SD card in the laptop card reader while doing a full power cycle (shutdown and start) will make the card(s) unable to receive data. I haven't tried this with my original 16MB ( :eek: ) Panasonic card, so I'm not sure if it's the laptop card reader or the X4Store card whose to blame.

Anyone had similar problem?
I can't see any reason that a power cycle on a laptop would affect the performance of a SD card, but it seems that maybe you should not leave it in the laptop during a power cycle.
Ray.

D70FAN
07-05-2005, 04:49 PM
Hi.

I've just trashed my second 1GB X4Store high speed SD card (made by Toshiba) and I'm not sure what happend.

I'm using a Panasonic DMC FZ5 camera and HP/Compaq nc6000 laptop built-in SD card reader. It seems like leaving the SD card in the laptop card reader while doing a full power cycle (shutdown and start) will make the card(s) unable to receive data. I haven't tried this with my original 16MB ( :eek: ) Panasonic card, so I'm not sure if it's the laptop card reader or the X4Store card whose to blame.

Anyone had similar problem?

Try reformating the card in the camera.

bebran
07-06-2005, 10:56 PM
The SD card will not format, I've returned it to the store and asked for another brand.

In the mean time I've been testing a std. 256 Kingston card and there has been no problems doing full power cycles on my laptop - no more X4Store cards for me!