Re: [NTLK] pretec 32 meg card dies mysteriously--film at 11!

From: scott strungis <>
Date: Tue Aug 18 2009 - 11:15:14 EDT

> Ah I thought that might have been the case. I agree that it should be,
> and apparently Pretec cards are really susceptible for some reason. I
> have not heard of other cards getting fried in this way. And if I
> remember correctly they had (perhaps still do) have a warning on their
> website about this. Pressing the reset button on the back does more
> than a software reset. I am not 100% of the details but I do know it
> resets the power system as well. Perhaps this is what can damage a
> Pretec card (or possibly other cards).
> You can pull the power if everything is locked up rather than hitting
> the reset (and then remove the card if you are still concerned before
> reinstalling the batteries).
> -Dan
> ====================================================================

If Pretec cards are prone to damage, what is another reputable
Newton-compatible card that I can use? Right now my newt is home
instead of on vacation with me because of the loss of storage space.


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