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Old 12-27-01, 01:12 AM
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Any way around Dig camera needing USB port?

I have NT on my computer...a particular (necessary) program for work only works on NT. I bought a digital camera, which uses a USB port. Any way around this little problem?
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get a parallel port version of the card reader.
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I use a smartcard-floppy adapter that I really like. You load a driver and your system sees the smartcard as a 32meg floppy disc. I end up using it for large file transfers too.
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Originally posted by randyc
I use a smartcard-floppy adapter that I really like. You load a driver and your system sees the smartcard as a 32meg floppy disc. I end up using it for large file transfers too.
do those adapters run on battery?
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I use a PCMCIA adapter for my Compact Flash. Makes it so I can transfer pics to my laptop much faster than the cable.
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Originally posted by zuffy


do those adapters run on battery?
Ys, there is a small coin cell battery that is activated when inserted into a drive slot. It lasts over a year with my usage.
http://www.smartdisk.com/Products/Fl.../Flashpath.asp

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