Abbreviation for Micro SD?

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  1. FullgoreEXE
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    I have an 8-in-1 reader and im not sure if i should get another type, or stick with my current one.

    It's something like this: http://www.sandisk.com/Products/Item(1145)...aderWriter.aspx

    It has (written on it): SD, MMC, MS, PRO, CF I/II, xD, SM, xD

    So, does anyone know if it can read Micro SDs? Anyone know what the abbreviated term for MicroSDs are? I would assume MSD but there's also a Mini-SD, so.. I'm rather confused.
     
  2. cory1492

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    MSD usually refers to Memory Stick Duo (Sony) or "Memory Stick Device".

    If it says "SD" and you have a microSD to SD adapter (should have come with your microSD) then it will work fine.

    BTW: the link you give has an list of the devices supported, though as I said, with an adapter a microSD functions like a regular SD card (which, judging by the picture in that link, is how they can claim miniSD works with it too).
    1. CompactFlash® Type I
    2. CompactFlash® Type II
    3. SD™ Card
    4. miniSD™
    5. MultiMediaCard™
    6. RS-MMC™
    7. Memory Stick™
    8. Memory Stick PRO™
    9 Memory Stick Duo™
    10. Memory Stick PRO Duo™
    11. SmartMedia™
    12. xD™
     
  3. FullgoreEXE
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    I dont have a MicroSD, I just placed an order from DealExtreme like 2 weeks ago so I'm expecting my MicroSD card any day now, and i'm just wondering if I'll be able to use my current reader.
     
  4. Zazie

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    MicroSD to SD converter.
    Like this.

    Just look around for one that's cheap.

    *has 3, all of which came with the MicroSD cards*
     
  5. FullgoreEXE
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    Does the MicroSD that comes with the R4 from deal extreme come with a convertor?

    Edit: NVM, thanks a bunch, love you all. >.>
     
  6. bobrules

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    Most microsd card package will come with a sd adapter.
     
  7. Carlin

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    TF is the abbrevi for the Micro SD
    it stands for Trans Flash

    if you have a microsd to sd adapter it should work in ur 8 in 1

    if you dont, ill mail you one for a few dollars shipping
     
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    Just to add be careful you do not pick up one of the new SDHC cards as it will not work in 90% of devices although they will fit in them.
     
  9. Covarr

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    Believe it or not, the miniSD card just fits right into the same slot as the SD card, without an adapter. It's similar, but not the same, as how a GC mini disc fits perfectly into the Wii slot. With the SanDisk Imagemate 12-in-1, you put it into the bottom half of the slot (or left, depending on if you have it horizontally oriented or vertical on the included stand). There is a small silver-colored line right along the edge of the slot which basically serves as a guide: when your miniSD card lines up with the line, it is in correctly. In this way, a miniSD card and an SD card can be used in the same slot without an adapter.

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