Micro SD Card Reader

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by Weej, Sep 14, 2006.

  1. Weej

    Weej Advanced Member

    Jul 7, 2006
    United States
    I just got my M3 Lite from Hopebuy a couple hours ago.

    I ordered it on the 11th, it arrived on the morning of the 13th but I missed the UPS guy because I was asleep! So I just barely caught him today before he was about to head out.

    As a previous owner of a now defunct G6 Lite, I want to make sure that the Micro SD card I buy for this won't get corrupted. I don't want to buy some $5 card reader from Hong Kong on Ebay only to get the SD card ruined.

    Do they sell card readers at places like Best Buy and Circuit City?

    Also, do Sandisk 1GB Micro SD's come with an SD adapter so that you can use it as an SD in addition to a Micro SD? If that's the case, I don't need to look specifically for a Micro SD reader if I can just use an SD card reader by using the adapter right?
  2. werwe

    werwe GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 30, 2003
    Yes, you can find card readers at most electronics/office supply stores. The ones around me carry them for $25-35 or so.

    Sandisk does come with an SD Adapter.
  3. lexus-8

    lexus-8 GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 20, 2006
    i got my sd card reader from chris at the supercard store for £5.00 and it works great. i have got a sandisk 1gb microsd card and it does come with a sd adapter

    hope this helps [​IMG]
  4. spanky0508

    spanky0508 Member

    May 16, 2004
  5. richardv

    richardv GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 8, 2006
    United States
    Best Buy and Compusa both carry the iogear microsd reader
  6. dirtyweasel

    dirtyweasel Member

    May 24, 2006
    United States
    If you live near a Fry's Electronics, they should have a huge selection of card readers for cheap, unlike other stores. For $6, I got a card reader that reads CF, MS, SD, and others.
  7. TheSpade

    TheSpade GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 15, 2006
    United States
    Eastern U.S.A.
    I purchased a Sabrent 52-in-1 USB 2.0 Memory Card Reader & Writer from MWave for about $10.95 plus shipping myself. The local stores were honestly asking 30 bucks and higher for similar peripherals. Mind you, a USB key reader is nice a simple, but having all readers for a "just in case" scenario is sublime.
  8. kobewan

    kobewan GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 20, 2006
    United States
    Austin, Texas
    I bought one of those Hong Kong ones:-


    However, I must say that the build quality was superb and the card reader itself is functioning much better than I ever expected it to. You can't beat the price ($3.00 shipped free world-wide), especially if you live out of the US. The card reader that I linked is for SD, not mini or micro. That site also has mini and micro SD card readers, but I can only personally vouch for the above one.
  9. Bitbyte

    Bitbyte GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 20, 2003
    Lol, I got me one of those too, I already got one, but it was just cool to get one for a price that low [​IMG]. When the package arrived, it had three stamps of 1.80$ lol
  10. Remy

    Remy GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 16, 2004
    United States
    To spade:

    holy shit, 52 in 1?!?! you put my 28 in 1 to shame, TO SHAME
  11. shtonkalot

    shtonkalot Can't hold on much longer, But I'll never let go!

    May 28, 2006
    Gosford, Australia
    I got a Micro-SD only card reader from LEDShoppe. This one.
    I've been very happy with it. Only $5 shipped!

    I have also ordered a bunch of those $3 readers in the past and they have all worked well.
  12. adgloride

    adgloride Its A Wii Wario

    Apr 2, 2003
    I have a sandisk micro SD card and they do come with an adapter. If they didn't my 27 in 1 card reader wouldn't be able to read them as it reads the SD card as well as the Mini SD card. Also about 22 other cards I have no idea of [​IMG]