Flash Cards and Flash Drives

By greatman05
May 23, 2007
  1. Do flash cards and flash drives use the same technology? If so, would a utility designed for flash cards work on flash drives and vice-versa?
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Yes, they use the same flash chips for storage. As for the utility.. It depends on what you want to do.

    On application level a drive is a drive is a drive and there is no difference between working with a hard drive, a flash drive, a memory card, a zip drive, whatever.
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    yes- they are more or less the same.
    I have a PCMCIA card that uses SD cards (used in cameras) like a hard drive.

    Makes it VERY easy to transfer photos.
  4. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    What's it called? I fancy one of those.
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