[NTLK] PCMCIA adaptor
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?
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