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Limited capacity on micro SD card

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Will Rockwell, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. Will Rockwell

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    I replaced the supplied 4Gb card in my Vision camera with a new 32Gb card. Yet after only a few minutes of video, the Vision app said the card was full. I put it in my desktop and looked in Properties, there weren't even 4Gb used. Anyone know what's going on here?
     
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    Format the card in Vision's camera thru the Vision app on your phone. If that doesn't give you full capacity tell us more about the microSD card you're using.

    iDrone
     
  3. Pull_Up

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    Did you format the card with the Vision app before use, or just plug and go? Try a format via the app and see if it recognises the full capacity then. The manual says its happy with cards up to 32GB, and I haven't had any issues with a 16GB Sandisk up to now.

    EDIT: Cross posted - what s/he said up there ^ !
     
  4. Will Rockwell

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    Thanks, I will try this and report the results
     
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    There are many fake 32GB SD cards being sold.
    They are often made from 4GB cards, even rejects, so that might be the problem.
    They are modified so that just looking at the Properties will show 32GB.

    Test each one for full capacity, writing and verifying, on your computer first.
     
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    Fake 32gb sd cards are usually 2gb cards with the MFD table altered to appear to be 32gb on a computer. Then they just need to print a 3 o. The card and its set . . .

    You can find software online to test speed and capacity of sd cards, I suggest you run the card thru something like that.
     
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