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07-21-2015, 06:55 PM   #1
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Flu card has a fever!!

Hi when I put the Flu card in my computer,SD adapter used, after about 5 min it gets so hot I burn my fingers!! is this normal?

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It can get rather warm but that certainly doesn't sound normal. You might want to disable the wi-fi when the card isn't in your camera.

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This depends on the device... I have an USB stick that gets properly hot, and that deffo doesn't have WiFi
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If your card get so hot to burn your fingers, it's destroying itself. They shouldn't run more than warm.

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I turned wifi off,still gets very warm?? & windows error each time I put it in..rescan disk for problems.and it is very slow!! to transfer files..maybe normal? my Eyefi card never got warm
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I think I am having similar problems to you; How did you turn the wifi off might I ask ? Mine also got very hot although i could not view the images.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sabbalonn Quote
I think I am having similar problems to you; How did you turn the wifi off might I ask ? Mine also got very hot although i could not view the images.
I believe you have to delete a file on the card. The manual describes the procedure.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
I believe you have to delete a file on the card. The manual describes the procedure.
You can turn the Flucard (WIFI) off in the wrench section of the menu #3. It then becomes just a normal sd card. I do not think it turns on again when you put it in the computer. Could be wrong about the last point.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Mikesul Quote
You can turn the Flucard (WIFI) off in the wrench section of the menu #3. It then becomes just a normal sd card. I do not think it turns on again when you put it in the computer. Could be wrong about the last point.
Yup you're right!

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Not mine,even when turned off it beeps & flashes wifi symbol when cam starts up?? it doesn't get as Hot in the card reader when turned off though,so slight improvement,but I wouldn't let it stay too long as the heat may melt it down
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I too am having problems with the disabling wifi step. I won't repeat these here as i have explained them in my other thread.
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Mine got very hot as well. I just gave up on it and use other SD cards, since I got mine for free with my K-3II.
I know this is obvious, but hot electronics is not a good thing and I did not want to risk losing valuable (to me) photos.
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