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Can not get my card(s) to accept or erase data

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Riggs, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. Riggs

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    I Can not get my card(s) to accept or erase data. My card reader is unlocked. Don't know how to correct.
     
  2. Sagebrush

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    I can't do anything with the card while it's in the flat SD-like card reader. I use a card reader that looks like a thumb drive (USB) and I can drop/drag and delete.


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  3. Meta4

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    Are you able to format the SDcard in the phantom?
     
  4. Riggs

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    I can format the card only in the Phantom. Anything else nothing! Help!
     
  5. happydays

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    Is there a lock on the SD card adapter?
     
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    Are you using the sd card in an sd card adapter?
     
  7. alokbhargava

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    Simply your card reader is not compatible with your micro SD card.
     
  8. Air Ontario

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    I have had to put a piece of Scotch tape on my adapter so my sd card could be written to.
     
  9. Not A Speck Of Cereal

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    Riggs, you are really better off formatting in the Phantom. It will have the file system it needs. If you format it elsewhere and chose an incompatible or undesirable file-system, it could record badly or not at all in the Phantom.

    That said, I almost never format any more. When I pull files off the SD in the SD card reader attached to my computer, I select them all, do a CUT (not a COPY), then PASTE to the destination folder on my computer. That leaves the card intact, but mostly empty (just the folders).
     
  10. Air Ontario

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    I do it again that way...cut from sd, paste to PC file.
     
  11. Trackman1

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    I think you are right. It is hard to see the little slider on the side of the adapter.
     
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