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Topic # 111580 7-Nov-2012 20:53 Send private message

My Apacer card reader just died and its replacement doesn't read smart media cards.

Does anyone know if there's an adapter available (in NZ?) that might work in conjunction
with the slots it does have - or any other solution ?

Thanks, ADKM




Cheers - Kirk

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  Reply # 714923 9-Nov-2012 21:18 Send private message

Smart media is a blast from the past. If you look for multi slot ones that do xD they will often have smart media as well, but not bother advertising it in the specs too much.




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  Reply # 716012 12-Nov-2012 19:15 Send private message

Hi ADKM,

You can get a different card reader from here: http://www.playtech.co.nz/afawcs0139235/CATID=/ID=17626/SID=59407471/productdetails.html

It has the Smart Media Slot you are looking for and it just plugs into your computer via USB so can be used on a Laptop or a Desktop.

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Simple Computers



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  Reply # 716096 12-Nov-2012 22:23 Send private message

Thanks - but it needs to fit into a 3.5" bay.




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  Reply # 716099 12-Nov-2012 22:29 Send private message

Then may I suggest this one? 

http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=10772



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  Reply # 716107 12-Nov-2012 22:44 Send private message

Gee, wish I'd seen that before I bought something else. I got one of TradeMe that reads everything except
SmartMedia, so I was hoping I could find a cheap adapter SM- to one of the other slots. You haven't seen anything like that have you?

Regards, ADKM




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  Reply # 716353 13-Nov-2012 13:20 Send private message

Unfortunately no I have not seen anything like that around although I thought there would be something like that out there but it would seem not.




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  Reply # 716420 13-Nov-2012 14:29 Send private message

Thanks for looking, much appreciated!





Cheers - Kirk

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