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Old Jan 19, 2005, 4:34 PM   #41
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Dear Steve & Everybody

If you'll be able to reach a hand here, I'm already frustrated... :?

Bought a Creative MuVo2 FM with the Seagate 5GB in it.
Replaced the card with a former Hitachi 4GB I had.
Formatted, Firwared, The player rocks, thanks god.

But then I went to deal with the 5GB card -
Thought it would be a piece of cake...

Formatted in PC - Worked there & recognized,
but when I entered it to my Rebel Digital
(The reason I bought the whole thing)
I just keep getting ERR 02.

[Card in, Camera On, EOS on LCD for a minute, then ERR 02 and freeze]

Please, if anyone has a way of trying to get this fixed, I'll be very grateful. :-)

Info from back of card:

SN: 3MEOQQW1
P/N: 9AF212-001
Model: ST650211CF Date: 05134
Warranty void if seal is removed
[but wasn't any seal]
Product of Singapore

And after the 'Do Not Seal this hole' it says
'For Embedded Application Only' :O

Does it say that always or did they did that trick again?!

Thanks so very much!
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Old Jan 19, 2005, 7:06 PM   #42
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By the way - forgot to mention - no Firmware number on back of card...

I just don't get it - it's not IDE locked, right?
It works in my computer!!

So why not in the digital rebel camera?

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Old Jan 19, 2005, 11:23 PM   #43
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Well, there is no guarantee that the latest ST1 drives will work in cameras. Same thing happened with the Hitachi 4GB drives in later Muvo2 and mini-iPod players. They purposely made them -not- work with cameras, only mp3 players. Seagate will be selling their 5GB Photo Drive soon though.

Here's what the back of my ST1 drive looks like, it does work in cameras.


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Old Jan 20, 2005, 4:47 AM   #44
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Dear Steve,

I appreciate your response, but am not willing to surrender...

Is it logical - that it will work in the computer but not in camera?

regards, and thanks.

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Old Jan 20, 2005, 2:00 PM   #45
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I recently readareview of the Seagate against both a 4gb Hitachi and GS Magicstor 2.2gb microdrives thatkinda showed the Seagate in the performance lead... although they weren't "in camera" tests....check it out over at X-bit labs for the review.
Thanks, but I've done my own measurements in-camera. These were documented here:

http://www.photo.net/bboard/q-and-a-...?msg_id=009t7K

So no third-party report is going to convince me that the Seagate is faster than the Hitachi, when I've done the measurements myself. Check my post to see if you can find any flaws in the method. This method can also be used by anyone, with their camera and choice of memory cards. Of course, it requires that the storage card works in the particular camera... Based on my own tests, I wouldn't bother with the Seagate further and would go with the 4GB Hitachi, esp. a retail one at the reduced retail price.
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Old Feb 3, 2005, 11:16 AM   #46
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Hi guys... :bye:

As this is my first post, I'd just like toquickly say thanksfor Steve'sbrilliant and informative service... It's most definately a service I've come to rely on...

Anyway.. Does anyone have a list of what CF cards you put back into the Rio to replace the ST1?

After pulling the ST1 out of my Rio Carbon... found out that the card i'd intended to replace it with wasn't compatible... so I was hoping that some kind soul might give me some indication what cards i can choose from for replacements...

Thanks in advance...
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Old Feb 5, 2005, 12:44 PM   #47
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Hi,



I have the same problem and I started another thread on this (Seagate ST1 5Gb not working on Canon 20D).

One guy there belives that models with the firmware indication on the back won't work, but from what I can see from your image this is not true (you have not firmware indication on the back and your drive doesn't work too).

Please anyone who can help post answers in both threads.



Thank you


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Old Feb 18, 2005, 6:58 AM   #48
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Yeh there all, I've read through many posts about this and found out I have a seagate 5gb St1 drive witht he firmware that disables camera support (canon 300d). I'm about to sell it online but would like to check if anyone has found a way to rewrite the firmware on the card or camera to support the card somehow.

Basicly what I need to know is: Sell it or not?

Thanks
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Old Feb 19, 2005, 9:42 PM   #49
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Hello, Im new to the forums and wanted to say Hi. Anyway, Could someone tell me if this drive will work on digital camera? if so, witch ones. I got it out of a rio carbon and wanted to know witch camera to buy to put it in. Thanks

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Guys - Seagate has stated that none of the 5GB ST-1 drives were made for use in cameras so why beat a dead horse? Seagate will soon release its PhotoDrive with a fully CF-II compliant interface and these will work in cameras.

Hitachi just announced their new 6GB Microdrive for $299, available very soon!

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Feb. 23, 2005--Users of miniature MP3 players and other storage-demanding handheld consumer electronics can rejoice today as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies begins shipping its 6 gigabyte(a) (GB) one-inch hard drive in high volume. With 6 GB, the new Microdrive lets consumers carry even more of what they love -- 1500-3000 songs, 6,000 pictures (1 MB each) or 8 hours of MPEG-4 video(b). Hitachi is making all this possible, now, at a significant price reduction, retailing the 6 GB Microdrive for $299 USD or pennies per megabyte.

Read the Hitachi press release.


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