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Flash Cards and Flash Drives

By greatman05
May 23, 2007
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  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: 9,431

    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: 10,074   +13

    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: 6,504   +6

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