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RE: Flash card advice


RE: Flash card advice


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12/10/1998 12:00:00 AM


Are you asking whether or not other miniature flash cards will work, or are you referring to CompactFlash or ATA flash cards? If you are talking strictly about the Velo's ability to accept miniature flash cards, the card must contain
some sort of special software (the name escapes me at the moment) so I recommend sticking to the Philips name. However, if you buy the V-module, you can get a larger assortment of available ATA and CF cards for you to use. But, for
limited storage needs, such as keeping a backup of a Pocket Word document, a Philips mini flash card will probably do just fine. When BSQUARE releases their BUSEFUL Backup, I plan to eventually get a mini flash card and put the backup
file there and that's all I'll have there. Also, the advantage to the Philips mini flash cards is that you can format them with a free prog. that Philips sends you and that sort of functionality is non-existent in other flash cards
for just about all other CE devices; a plus for Velo owners. Hope this helps!


Stroller wrote:

> Many thanks for you help, Dan, but does this mean that no other brand works on the Velo 500...?
> Stroller.
> Subject: RE: Flash card advice
> From: Dan Huber
> Date: Sat, 05 Dec 1998 16:52:50 -0500
> X-Message-Number: 5
> You need to buy the miniature flash cards, the ones that Philips sells at www.velo.philips.com under the Velo Store link. These cards are non-volatile, meaning they don't lose their contents when the power is taken away from them.
> Dan
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