New MicroSD cards!

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Oct 18, 2006

New MicroSD cards! by mikesnickname at 5:36 AM (1,858 Views / 0 Likes) 18 replies

  1. mikesnickname
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    Newcomer mikesnickname Member

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    Hi everyone,

    Just wanted to know all your opinions on the new high speed Transflash cards.

    Click here to view high speed card

    Does anyone have one? Does it work with the G6, supercard, m3 and etc.


    Second, where are some good places to purchase transflash cards. I'd like mine at a good price.

    Thanks all.

    Mike.
     
  2. Renegade_R

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    This Ultra II will not show you a difference in the flash cards....it will only show a difference in a camera for example. If you are in the Toronto area, you can get it from Canada COmputers really cheap...if not, Tigerdirect.ca usually has cheap prices.
     
  3. tama_mog

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    #1: Not new, old news, there's even a Ultra II 2 gig micro sd available only from verizon.

    #2: This will work fine with supercard and m3. G6 has it's own internal memory.

    #3: Search around, 1 gig card should go for about $40-$50 on average.
     
  4. delta123

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    i can tell you now that it doesn't work with the G6. [​IMG]

    edit* tama beat me to it.
     
  5. mikesnickname
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    What about this one??

    Kingmax


    Any opinions?

    Supposedly only released a couple months ago.
     
  6. omegatr0n

    Member omegatr0n GBAtemp Regular

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    i have read kingmax is kinda crap...honestly...I have to recommend the adata 1gb micro sd from newegg...its 60x and its only like 34 bucks shipped...Im thinking about bying a second for music, apps, and gba...
    and using my other card for games
     
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    There is no SanDisk Ultra II 2GB microSD even announced as of yet. They only have a regular 2GB version out as of now through verizon but the exclusivity deal is over and you can now buy them anywhere.

    KingMAX makes some of the best memory cards on the market. If you can find that 1GB version, I'd be willing to bet itds the fastest released to date. I think the user is thinking of the Kingston brand. Also transcend, sandisk and atp make great memory and are all name brands.

    Enjoy and good luck,

    Feel free to ask as many questions as you need to in order to buy something you are comfortable with.

    FifthE1ement [​IMG]
     
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    fifthelement, you're wrong. I have 2 in my hands bought from verizon. So they do exist, only through verizon. FYI.
     
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    The only noticable difference for the ultra II card is the write speed.
     
  10. babelfish

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    Actually he's right. I went to quite a few Verizon stores trying to track down an elusive 2 GB Ultra II, and all except a single store had never heard of it. The one store that had informed me that it was actually a misprint, and that a batch of vanilla 2GB cards were released labeled as Ultra II's. This makes sense seeing as there is no 2GB Ultra II to be found on Sandisk's site, even though the vanilla 2GB was listed there months before it was even announced that Verizon would carry it.

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but at least you didn't pay more for it [​IMG]
     
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    Pleaes post some pics or find me anything on a SanDisk Ultra II 2GB microSD. As far as everyone everywhere knows this is far off from now and if it was out it would cost about $130+! There is only the SanDisk 2GB regular.

    And it wouldn't surprise me that Verizon was telling users that they have Ultra II 2GB microSD cards. You can tell an Ultra II right away as Ultra II is all over the microSD itself.

    The Ultra II cards also have a faster access time.

    FifthE1ement [​IMG]
     
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    I'll bring a digital camera and take a pic of the ultra II 2 gig micro sd card AND the verizon packaging it came in. Honestly visit a verizon store, I'm not the only one that has them. They've been distributing these over the past 2 months.
     
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    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewI...48307&rd=1&rd=1

    Also an auction I won in the past as well. Forgot I got one for my gf, so they are around. Are they mislabeled ultra II's? That I don't know, I didn't do benchmarks but makes no difference on supercard lite and m3 lite compared to 1 gig ultra II.
     
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    It would have cost you about 120+ so what did you pay?

    FifthE1ement
     
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    This is news to me, as the 2 verizon stores I visited had plenty in stock. No indication it's a misprint of any kind.
     
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    You saw the price on the auction, that one was a good deal. The other 2 I payed about $115 ish + tax if I remember correctly.
     
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    It’s a misprint as SanDisk just recently announced that they are now selling the 2GB microSD regular in Japan. You can easily find out what type of card you have by running it though HD Tach or sissoftsandra. I know for a fact that SanDisk hasn't released anything in the way of a 2GB ultra yet as they just put out the regular model.

    And from the price you paid you have the regular model. I will contact my contact at SanDisk to be 100% positive though for you. Maybe they can send you back something for steering you wrong. I'll see if I can get them to send you something free if you can get me a picture and the store you bought them from addy.

    FifthE1ement [​IMG]
     
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    Wow, that is some horrible news.....Do you work or know people who work for sandisk for this? I can approach customer service myself I guess but I find it hard to believe verizon ripped me off of all places. Wacky indeed. Maybe I'll run it through HD Tach to see what it says first. Thanks for the heads up.
     
  19. FifthE1ement

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    From that sale on eBay that is a big mistake for SanDisk! [​IMG] Wow, I have never seen them screw up this bad before! You can tell they messed up as all the Ultra II's have it written all over the packaging and that card has nothing but the regular SanDisk on the box while the card is labeled Ultra II.

    I have a contact with a rep from SanDisk from when I did my SuperCard Lite review a while back I had received some stats from him. He said to contact him if I ever had any problems and since this is such a huge mistake I know they will want to correct the issue. You will probably be very lucky as they will probably get you something for free or give you credit of some type for the mistake.

    FifthE1ement [​IMG]
     

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