Subject: Re: FlashPath support?
To: None <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/22/1998 11:58:07
> Don't do that.  SmartMedia media are way more expensive than CompactFlash
> media and the floppy adapter is unlikely to work well, if at all.

No the answer I wanted to hear :-)

> Just get a camera that uses CompactFlash media, buy name-brand CompactFlash

Unfortunately I like the Olympus cameras and they use SmartMedia.

> media (some off-brands are totally broken) and use a PCMCIA or, better, an
> IDE card caddy (we use the Adtron (note only one 'd') brand IDE caddy, which
> plugs directly into the IDE port on your motherboard) to read them.

I'd prefer a solution that would work with my laptop and even
non-intel machines... 

Oh well... Thanks for the info.