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Incompatibility issues surface with first 4GB CF card

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Incompatibility issues surface with first 4GB CF card

As mentioned yesterday, Lexar Media Inc. has begun shipping a 4G-Byte capacity Compact Flash card, the largest-capacity flash memory card of any format currently available. However, consumers should be aware that with the arrival of higher-capacity cards come some potential compatibility problems. “One of the problems lies in the physical size of the Lexar card. It is a type 2 Compact Flash card and as such is about two millimeters thicker than the standard type 1 card. That means that it is too large to fit into a type 1 card slot and potential buyers should check the specifications of their device to ensure compatibility.”

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