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Subject: Re: Any suggestion for SanDisk e260 successor with 64 GB or more SD card?

Re: Any suggestion for SanDisk e260 successor with 64 GB or more SD card?

From: Martin Steigerwald <>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:03:11 +0200

Am Sonntag, 24. August 2014, 18:03:19 schrieb Pedro Emílio Machado de Brito:
> 2014-08-23 20:56 GMT-03:00 Martin Steigerwald <>:
> > Is it SDHC or SDXC? I wonder whether SDXC cards are safe with Rockbox on
> > Sansa.
> I'm pretty certain that a SDXC card is the same as a SDHC, except for
> the exFAT filesystem. But I might be wrong.

I will try with a Samsung Memory 64GB EVO MicroSD(HC|XC|whatever) UHS-I Grade
1 Class 10 and report back.

There seems quite a bit of misinformation and misconceptions around microSDHC
versus microSDXC.

Here is some nice clarification:

"SD (SD 1.0) and SDHC (SD 2.0) cards are incompatible for hardware

SDHC (SD 2.0) and current SDXC cards (SD 3.0) are compatible from a hardware
standpoint, the FW accessing the card determines if it will accept a card
bigger than 32GB. Like I stated before (jeez...) this is merely a randomly set
number, technically you could have SDHC cards up to 2TB and they would work if
the FW of your player would accomodate that.

Only SDXC cards conforming to SD 4.0 will be incompatible with current SDHC
slots but so far all the SDXC cards released and the announced Kingmax and
Sandisk microSDXC cards conform to SD 3.0 so they should work as well."


Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald -
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Received on 2014-08-26

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