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05-17-2010, 02:19 PM   #1
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usb flash drive

The standard way to backup photographs is download to the computer then onto an external storage device. I have a K200D, my idea is use a wire and download directly to a usb flash drive, or something similar, using the cameras batteries for power. Can you direct me to a company that sells such a widget?

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Nope. You need something between the camera and USB.

You can load your card into a storage device called a Wolverine (there may be other brands). Some have a small LCD for viewing.
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USB uses a master/slave principle. Two slaves can not communicate with each other.

The PC or other dedicated devices are the master; whatever you connect to it is a slave.
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I bought a flash drive the other day and though that maybe something like this would be possible as well. Thanks for the helpful posts! +rep


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There used to be some USB 1.1 products for this. I think they came to market before there was a need and proved unsuccessful sellers. I think a like product in USB 2.0 today would have a much better reception because of the higher storage capacities and SSD hardware now available


Amazon.com: Memorex TRAVELLINK-USB UFD CARD READER ( 32028500 ):…

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Thanks Russel-Evens, I knew if I can think of a new product someone already makes it. I also found another version its a lot more money and guess it does the same. Wish I had an example of both and see which is the best.

Amazon.com: Memorex TRAVELSYNC-USB UFD/READER ( 32028501 ): Electronics
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