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IBM 1 GB Microdrive CompactFlash with PC Card Adapter

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Rob Galbraith DPI: IBM 1GB Microdrive - first look

The IBM 1GB Microdrive comes in CompactFlash Type II form factor. The Type II is slightly thicker than the Type I form factor. Therefore, your digital camera or CompactFlash reader must support CompactFlash Type II in order to use the IBM 1GB Microdrive. As an example, I was unable to use the Microdrive in my Olympus C-2500L digital camera that only supported CompactFlash Type I cards.

The IBM 1GB Microdrive comes in CompactFlash Type II form factor. The Type II is slightly thicker than the Type I form factor. Therefore, your digital camera or CompactFlash reader must support CompactFlash Type II in order to use the IBM 1GB Microdrive. As an example, I was unable to use the Microdrive in my Olympus C-2500L digital camera that only supported CompactFlash Type I cards.

IBM 1GB Microdrive - first look : Monday, August 28, ..

I have the (9:16am EST Tue Aug 26 2003)
1 GB microdrive, and I love it. My digital camera (Canon G2) has the drive 60% full, and I have been shooting since February. by BubbaJones

Linux-Kernel Archive: 1G Microdrive problems

At the time of this writing (2002-11-26), the IBM 1GB Microdrive is the most inexpensive 1GB CompactFlash storage medium, megabytes-wise. It beats all 1GB solid-state CompactFlash's in megabytes per dollar. Even the 512MB solid state CompactFlash's, which became popular recently, still cost a bit more than the IBM 1GB Microdrive, megabytes-per-dollar-wise.

At the time of this writing (2002-11-26), the IBM 1GB Microdrive is the most inexpensive 1GB CompactFlash storage medium, megabytes-wise. It beats all 1GB solid-state CompactFlash's in megabytes per dollar. Even the 512MB solid state CompactFlash's, which became popular recently, still cost a bit more than the IBM 1GB Microdrive, megabytes-per-dollar-wise.