SD Card sizes & compatibility

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  1. mexiken
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    Just a quick question since this issue is scattered in many different topics, and I know someone knows it off hand.

    What SD sizes are compatible with for example: MPlayer, games, etc.

    Basically, I want to keep a bunch of homebrew on my system, but also would like to maybe backup some originals over SD, but obviously would need a card bigger than 4 GB. I don't mind buying a couple different cards, but I need to know if they will work. Like, if for example I ask for an 8 Gig card, will it work, etc.

    Also, do flash drives work ???? If so, how big a size ????

    In reality, I just want to know what to ask for Christmas [​IMG] Thanks in advance.
     
  2. ether2802

    ether2802 we have the techno...!!

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    I just want to know, a SDHC 8gb card can be used to install the HBC???
     
  3. toastert2003

    toastert2003 GBAtemp Regular

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    unless i'm wrong, i think 2gb non-sdhc work for now. i think that's the highest the wii allows.
     
  4. mexiken
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    Perfect. Can anyone confirm this ????
     
  5. Lumstar

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    sdhc only works for recent homebrew.

    Not commercial games (likely meaning the Twilight Hack can't be used if you only own an sdhc), or the system menu.
     
  6. djtaz

    djtaz PM's Full - Wadder Me

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    As far as i know the 3.4 update enabled the sdhc but locaked down a lot of other things - basically once you have a 2 gig or under your ok , after homebrew is installed (the new one) you can use bigger cards.
     
  7. mexiken
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    Ok so if I have the new Homebrew installed, it will work with HC cards right ???? Basically, I want to have a big card, like a 4 gig, or even 8 gig, and have it store my music to play via Mplayer, and any apps that I have (about 90 megs), and be able to backup a game to it. Would an 8 gig card work with all these apps (DVD Dumper, Mplayer, Homebrew)
     
  8. Lumstar

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    Only in homebrew specifically written to allow sdhc.

    Nintendo doesn't support the format, as I said.
     
  9. sanoblue

    sanoblue The Fuzzy Blue Woof!

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    -=raises hand=- currently using a 2gig non sdhc and its more than ull ever need for saves and homebrew...

    if its not enough... there are other ways of getting around the 2 gig limit... ie dump disks via wireless or an extra 2 gig usb stick in the back hehehe
     
  10. BL4Z3D247

    BL4Z3D247 GBAtemp Stoner

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    I'm so high, I don't even know!
    i remember reading yesterday that someone used a non-sdhc 4 gig card