[NTLK] PCMCIA adaptor

Woody Smith woodysmith at comcast.net
Sun Dec 27 11:13:35 EST 2009

On Dec 27, 2009, at 3:41 AM, Moshe Waisberg wrote:

> Firstly, Happy holidays to all.
> Secondly, I am looking to upgrade my Newton's storage. LinearFlash  
> is just
> too expensive.

Perhaps it is but if you follow this list you will sometimes see good  
deals.  When you can get a 4 or 8 mg card for backups, very handy if  
yopu need to do a brainwipe at some point.

> So to achieve this I need to know if it is worthwhile to buy a  
> SanDisk PCI
> Card adaptor and add a SD or CompactFlash card.
> Also, what are the limits Newton-wise?

The sandisk adapter will probably work,  I use a generic adapter.

> * Will the Newton understand SD/CompactFlash?


> * Do I need 3rd party drivers?

Yes, see <http://www.kallisys.com/>

> * What are the size limits? up to 2GB?

Read  archives of this list over the past week.


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