M3 Adapter Compact Flash - Card-Size Limit?

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by Jenacis, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. Jenacis

    Jenacis Member

    May 4, 2007
    United States
    Does anyone know if the M3 CF model is compatible with cards *above* 4GB - namely, 8GB? (background following, for those interested)

    A few years ago, I purchased one of the first M3 Adapters to roll off the line: the Compact Flash model. Admittedly, it still serves me extremely well and I'm really pleased with it. Initially I only had 1GB CF card, but later on purchased a 4GB. At this point, I'm considering an 8 GB card. Before I buy it, though, I'd like to know, well - if I can even use it. Anyone have any ideas? Any help is much appreciated - thank you!
  2. Magmorph

    Magmorph GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Feb 22, 2009
    United States
    CF don't work the same way as SD cards. There are no "CFHC" cards. Even if there were a 4GB SD card is over the SDHC limit. If you are using a 4GB card right now you shouldn't have any problems using an 8GB.
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