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Old Jun 13, 2007, 12:02 AM   #1
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Has anyone who might own this device tested it with 2 or 4GB Compact Flash cards and see if it can read them and transfer data from them. I knoiw it works with a 1GB CF and 1GB xD cards. I am ;planning a once in a life time trip and can't take laptop with me (can only take my camerra bag and another suitecae and the suitecae where the laptop would go would stay in a hotel room all day long while I am out so I don;t want to chance my durabook laptop) and want to be able to shoot to 2GB or 4GB cards and then off load them at night to this device.

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Old Jun 13, 2007, 7:57 AM   #2
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The specs for the Wolverine 6020 state that it is compatible with Fat/12/16/32, so I think you're covered.
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Thanks I was having trouble locating those specs

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I'd look into it further.

Just because it's specs show FAT32 support doesn't mean that it will support newer SDHC Secure Digital cards and newer type H XD Picturecards (and I can't tell if it will or not from looking at the specs at B&H, since it doesn't mention these media types).

If you're using CompacFlash, you're probably OK. For other media types, I'd dig into it more.





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Old Jun 16, 2007, 9:42 PM   #5
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Jim I know from experience that with an adaptor that can read xD cards via the SM card slot the 1GB H series xD cards work just fine in the device. Never tried it with a CF card yet but next week I will be covering gthe county fair so I will run a test when I get home with a 2GB cartd I bought last weekend. I will report back

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It should work with larger CF cards as long as the specs are correct and it supports FAT32.
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I did a test and it would not read my 2GB Sandisc Ultra II Compact Flash Card. I also e-mailed tech support and they told me the new CF cards may not work on the device and that their is no firmware update available.



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Another option might be to use a computer at your hotel to transfer photos from your CF cards to CDs or DVDs. Many hotels have computers that guests can use to check e-mail, etc., and this might be a more viable solution than carrying around your wolverine anyway.

That way, all you need to bring is a card reader and some blank disks.
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GREAT idea and my hotel chain does have 2 of them that guests can use but they told me they only have CD burners. So shooting 8 to 12GB over the 5 day event I better take 18CDs with me.



GREAT idea would have neve thought of that.



Thanks for your time.
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Since they have computers you can use, but those computers only have CD burners, you might consider some flash drives instead. They give you a bit more flexibility and will take less time to write to than the CDs. You'll still need the card reader though.

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