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Posted · Problem with SD Card

So I finally got my ultimaker and it works nearly perfect.

With the 2GB Card came with the ultimaker, I can work. I see the files.

The Problem is. I've tried some other SD Card (yes old SD Cards from old Cameras), but they doesn't work.

I only see card inserted. And an empty folder stucture.

I've got a macbook pro and formated the card as MS-DOS file system.

Is they problem the filesystem?


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    Posted · Problem with SD Card

    I know. These cards are 16MB and 32MB and are SD cards.

    The SD cards are ok. I can write and read on them in cameras and my computer.

    Only the ultimaker controller can't read them.

    I think it is a problem with the FAT System. I need the right one.


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    Posted · Problem with SD Card

    Try to power off the machine, insert card and the power on. My machine strangely doesn't detects SD card inserted, i need to restart it each time...


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    Posted · Problem with SD Card

    no thats not the problem. When I insert the 2GB Card it refreshes directory instantly.


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    Posted · Problem with SD Card

    I had the "no card" issue yesterday. The front screen showed "card inserted", but the menu indicated "no card".

    As a side note, I had some difficulty during insertion of the 2 GB card, there was a small bit of plastic that was between a couple of the contacts that broke and was sticking up like a hang nail. I trimmed it off and thought all would be well.

    I disassembled the UltiController and found this - Picture (a bent contact pin on the SD card slot). I was able to bend it back into place and it is, once again, working.

    It was not necessary to remove the longer screws with the stand-offs that are holding the board to the wood cover. I removed the sides and the back only.

    It has been mentioned that SDHC cards are not recommended for the Ultimaker UltiController. This may be the official recommendation, but I had been using 16 GB SDHC memry cards without an issue, except for the above (which is unrelated to the type of card).



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