MicroSD Peeling off :S

Discussion in 'CycloDS' started by TwinBlades, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. TwinBlades
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    Hi, I've noticed that on the back of my micro sd card (Kingston Japan 2GB) has a little black sticker. A corner of the sticker somehow peeled off a bit when it arrived. Should I take it off or leave it on? My Cyclods and the reader works fine for now. If I take off the sticker it seems like it gonig to leave a stickie stuff on the micro sd or maybe not I'm not sure.
     


  2. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    Leave it on.
     
  3. TwinBlades
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    Will something bad happen if I take it off? Cuase I see like dots under the sticker circle gold color dots which seems like it's built into the microsd
     
  4. pepsibluehawk87

    pepsibluehawk87 GBAtemp Regular

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    Well, you wouldn't want those exposed.
     
  5. Xeijin

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    If it works fine now, is there any point? You've created a topic in which you've answered your own question.
     
  6. NeSchn

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    I would leave it on, You don't want anything to be exposed.
     
  7. Balrogs.Pain

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    Well he didnt really ask if it would still work, he only asked if he should peel off this sticker to expose whatever is underneath. Since well, if he does (Like i would have done already since i get irritated by small things) it might break it somehow.
     
  8. kokiri_link

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    Its fine, ive done it with mine, just peel it off!
     
  9. golden

    golden What a Digital Dummy!!!

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    That's not a very good idea. There is a reason all MicroSD's have that "sticker" there.
     
  10. TwinBlades
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    i didnt peel it off yet just leave it on
     
  11. skagamer

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    It's probably there to prevent those "gold dots" from shorting with any other metal parts.
     
  12. coolbho3000

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    My 1GB Kingston Taiwan doesn't have one, but my two other Kingstons made in Japan do.
     
  13. Seven

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    Doesn't change the fact that taking the sticker off can be potentially dangerous, leaving the back open to exposure, consequently (potentially) shortening its lifetime.
     
  14. g4med4d

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    My Kingston and A-Data does not have the sticker but my SanDisk one has it.
     
  15. myfirstGMC

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    If it gets to the point where you have to take it off, just replace the sticker with some scotch tape.
     
  16. Searinox

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    I peeled mine off and it shows the dots... umm, what are those things anyway? O.=.o
     
  17. ojsinnerz.

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    Those are speed holes. They make the card go faster. (Lol, Destructobot)

    But seriously, leave it on.
     
  18. LuOmeoga

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    I wouldn't try it. If there is something under there I'd try to keep it on. Or replace it.
     
  19. Searinox

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    My 2GB has had them peeled off for 6 months now and it's working fine.
     
  20. DeMoN

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    Bizzump!

    My new Kingston 2GB from Japan has these weird dots. I had to take the sticker off because it was really thick, causing my microSD to not make contact with my flash cart.
    But seriously, what are these things? My Kingston 2GB from Taiwan (which is a superior card, not being racist) does not have these.

    Will anything bad happen if I put scotch tape over it or should I just leave it alone?

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