GC mem card for homebrew

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  1. Dakota76
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    i have a gc mem card and am wondering if i can do the sd mod where you solder
    an sd slot to a gc card thats beed cut in half
    but what i want to do is take the sd card and solder the gc card to it and program the gc card through the sd card reader
    my reason for this is the mem card is 64mb card
     
  2. Warren_303

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    You might be better off to just buy a card meant to take SD cards. Here
     
  3. Dakota76
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    im looking to build it rather then buy it
    why pay five bucks if i can make it with what i got
    i have an old 8mb sd card that i dont use
     
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    What I would personally do here is find a switch and instead of cutting the GC card up solder in a microSD -> SD adapter.
    The switch goes across the power pin to the SD: no power means no SD. Thinking about it you might even be able to tweak the SD "lock" switch instead of finding a switch by cutting the power trace and bridging to the switch pins (the switch is fairly meaningless when it comes down to it).

    I am also pretty sure I saw a rudimentary FTP app which may be a better route.
    Scorpei has lots of pin outs you can use in his guide:
    http://ngc.scorpei.com/GUIDE-SD_adapter.html
     
  5. Dakota76
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    thank but i already seen that guide
    im trying to do the opposite
    i want to connect my gc mem card to a sd reader to program it
    i was thinking of using a phone jack on the mem card and sd reader
    and connect via phoneline then program my 64mb gc mem card as if it was an actual sd card
    i hope this was a bit more clear