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Just bought 4GB SD card that hx4700 does not recognise - help pse

I have just bought a 4GB SD card and all-in-1 reader. My PC reads and writes to the SD card through the USB port with no problem. But when inserted into my iPAQ hx4700 the card does not show up in assets, memory > storage card, etc.

Any ideas? I see from this forum that 1GB works fine but I did not read the forum before buying the card (yes, I know that was dum).

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  • ispencer Dec 10, 2008

    Thanks for such a quick response Solo4665. I have no idea if the 4GB card is SDHC but your explanation (+ wikipedia info) would suggest that it is.

    Should I get a true SD card and if so can I use a 4GB one? In other words, is there a limit on the SD card capacity that my hx4700 will handle?

  • velmanat Jan 02, 2009

    It must be the same product you are referring to since I purchased mine about the 1st week in Dec .......4gb for $10. Should have guessed it was too good to be true. I just realize that it is HDSC. It works in my Kodak camera but I get an "memory card error, card locked" message when inserted in my Canon Camera

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Your slot in the iPAQ is a SD slot, not a SDHC slot - therefore it will not read the card. Your PC card is probably a dual reader. The SD cards look the same but are different. Have a read of this...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Digital_card

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    Solo4665 Dec 10, 2008

    HP don't specify a limit on their specifications for the product, so a 4GB SD card (not 4GB SDHC) should in theory work, unless there is a hidden specification somewhere. (The HP website specs were published before the SDHC standard came out)

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The largest SD card is 2Gb any size above this is a SDHC card....

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Officially the largest SD card is 2Gb but there are some unofficial ones floating around on ebay etc that are 4Gb and not SDHC. They work in an hx4700.
My advice would be to get a "folding" SD so that you can use it in both your PDA and a USB jack...very handy!

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