Do you use your MBP's Expresscard 34?

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  1. yoh_hectic

    yoh_hectic PhilMUG Addict Member

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    If you do what for? I use mine for my SDHC reader. It would be more useful if it could do CF cards though
     
  2. IronMan

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    I just bought my MBP and im still looking for expansion cards for it. :D

    OT: Now that you mentioned SDHC. The SD card slot in the new MBPs aren't SDHC right? Just a thought. This is a rhetorical question. :D Sorry...
     
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    loko__loko Well-Known Member

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    inserted a 3g modem.. i had hard time pulling it out... i dont use it anymore.
     
  4. Shinrai

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    I used to use a USB hub but it doesn't lock properly so if I remove a USB device, the whole thing gets yanked out. I'd prefer they made it into another USB port since Expresscard devices are very hard to come by here.
     
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    I plugged in a multi-card reader/writer in mine, and use it mainly as an SD/SDHC card reader.
     
  6. Byerly

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    I use a 6 in 1 card reader in mine. So I don't feel so bad about the new MBPs having built in SD slot. :)
     
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    Where did you guys get your Expresscard card readers? TIA. :)
     
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    Nope... and I can't anymore, the door's bent from a drop the other day. :(
     
  9. reorx

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    I too am wondering if I should get some expresscard stuffs for my MBP...

    Any idea where to buy the card readers, or like i read in some other websites, SSD drives that can attach into the expresscard slot?
     
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    Using an eSATA ExpressCard interface in my MBP to connect my Western Digital 1TB. Noticeably faster than Firewire 800.
     
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    I use it a CF express card reader, Faster than USB :D
     
  12. Shinrai

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    PCHub at Gilmore sells an SSD Expresscard, very pricey though.
     
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    how much express card? i think a seller in the other forum rus88 sells the expresscard cheap.. converts to firewire..
     
  14. rowinms

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    im using it for eSATA
     
  15. Byerly

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    Sorry my bad, its not a 6 in 1 reader, I have a 24 in 1 reader.

    I use this

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    I just leave in the slot, sure beats carrying an external reader.
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  16. Did you get your eSATA locally? Where and how much? Does the purchase include the cable too?

    Thanks!!
     
  17. IronMan

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    The new Digital Hub in Greenhills is selling a variety of eSATA express cards.
     
  18. Oh cool! Thanks for the info!
     
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    I got my 21-in-1 card reader (Sonnet brand) from Ynzal. I think they have other expresscard/34 stuff too...
     
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    esata here too for my 1TB MyBook.
     

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