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#272626 6-Jul-2020 15:36
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Hi, just joined this sight as have been searching endlessly for a SM card reader. there are plenty out there in lots of electronic stores and believe me I have tried all  and trademe.  So my mother passes away a couple of years ago and we have just found 5 Fujifilm ID  64MB  memory cards and 16 MB from her old camera , but all the card readers don't take this one.  its quite big at 3.5 cm by 4.5 cm.  Even if anybody has one to purchase so i can copy to flash drive would be amazing - i am itching to see what's on them

 

Thanks for reading and any help would be really appreciated Cheers Melissa


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  #2518097 6-Jul-2020 16:21
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Maybe reach out to a data recovery firm?

 

Given the potential importance of the files and risk of a bad adapter corrupting them all..





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  #2518108 6-Jul-2020 16:54
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>but all the card readers don't take this one.

 

As you say,  its a SM card, so its a bit ancient, and most readers wont take it, but this one from AExpress claims to read SM cards, https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32835662715.html

 

 

 

Two comments specifically mention using it for SmartMemory (SM cards)

 

>Bought this reader to use for Smart Media cards. Worked perfectly

 

>Works great, especially with SmartMedia.               


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  #2518116 6-Jul-2020 17:16
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I got one that did them from a $2 shop a while back when I needed a CF reader, was a cheapie with slots for everything and terrible USB2 speeds but when you forgot to bring one, was a lifesaver.





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  #2518141 6-Jul-2020 18:22
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Do you actually need a card reader?

Most cameras present the storage over USB. Can you plug the camera into a PC and get the files that way?




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