[Vrstream] Repeat SD question

Kevin Barry krbarry at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 17:51:33 EDT 2014


Which is why you format the card from the Stream.
Then it is fat32 and works fine.

At 01:38 PM 7/16/2014, Alan Lemly wrote:
>The higher capacity cards (64GB and up ) are SDXC cards and come 
>with the exFAT file system on them which the stream does not 
>support. Therefore, you will not be able to put one of these in the 
>stream and get anything other than an error message.
>
>Alan Lemly
>
>Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Jul 16, 2014, at 11:32 AM, "East, Robin" 
> <Robin.East at cra-arc.gc.ca> wrote:
> >
> > Hmmm, with SD cards up to 32 gig one just puts them into the 
> stream and the folders are automatically put on them. I would try 
> this first with the higher gig cards  to see if it works. If it 
> does no worries if it does not then do the option to format the HD 
> card. Whether or not it works with the apple unit I do not know. I 
> suspect it should.
> >
> > robin
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Vrstream [mailto:vrstream-bounces at vrstreamusers.org] On 
> Behalf Of Christina C.
> > Sent: July 16, 2014 10:25 AM
> > To: Alan Lemly
> > Cc: <Vrstream at vrstreamusers.org>
> > Subject: Re: [Vrstream] Repeat SD question
> >
> > If I use the 2nd gen stream to format the 64 GB SD card will I be 
> able to use that on a apple computer?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Christina
> >
> >> On Jul 16, 2014, at 7:41 AM, Alan Lemly <walemly at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I'd say the truth is that the Humanware tech people don't know 
> what they're talking about. I've successfully used two different 
> 64GB SDXC cards on two different first generation Streams. You just 
> have to make sure that you format these cards using the Stream's 
> format utility accessed via the 7 key. Ignore any error messages 
> you get from the stream before the card is formatted. The format 
> takes less than a minute and the card will contain the FAT32 file 
> system after formatting and should work swimmingly.
> >>
> >> Good luck.
> >>
> >> Alan Lemly
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPhone
> >>
> >>> On Jul 16, 2014, at 6:31 AM, "Fred Nickl Sr." 
> <fatblindguy at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Last week I asked about moving up to a 64 gb card from a 32 gb card.  Two
> >>> people said they were using a 64 gb card and one woman said she 
> was using a
> >>> 128 gb card.  The tech people at HW tell me that's not possible.  What is
> >>> the truth  here?  Is there some special way to format a larger 
> card I am not
> >>> aware of?
> >>>
> >>> Fred
> >>>
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