View Full Version : Talking to an xD Picture Card

10-26-2005, 08:11 PM
I have one of these, but not in a camera - it's a memory device for a single-board computer (SBC). I'd like to be able to read it in a program (that I write) running on my PC.

I have a USB card reader that accepts the xD card. But the SBC can't create files that an operating system like Windows can see. I need to be able to talk to this card at a very low level. I assume that what I need is something like an alternate driver for the card reader.

Anyone know how to find such a thing?

10-27-2005, 04:25 AM
If you find one, I'd sure like one that works for Smartmedia cards. I remain convinced that my Windoze-formatted cards (http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=303612) can one day work again in my camera, should they just get a low-level format treatment.

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