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Old Aug 26, 2004, 7:23 AM   #11
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kenyoncad wrote:
Is it normal for the microdrive to get warm?
You don't know what "warm" is until you have used the microdrives in a laptop PC-Card slot! :idea:

When installed in theses PCMCIA slots much more power are available to them as well as the wider 16/32-bit data path make them almost impossible to hold when ejected -> All the drives have internal temperature sensor that will shut them down automatically and are designed to go back on-line when allowed to cool...

In your case the camera shuts down before the microdrive: In the case where the microdrive shuts down first, you would see either invalid media or no CF-card until the card cool off.
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