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post #331 of 3423

^ It should, as long as you format miscroSDXC (note: not SDXC) in Fat32 format.

post #332 of 3423
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Originally Posted by zzffnn View Post

^ It should, as long as you format miscroSDXC (note: not SDXC) in Fat32 format.

 

 

True, but I'm not even sure if there's already 128GB microSDXC cards in the market yet (at least widely available), just 64GB. But it won't take long... And then there's the price! frown.gif

post #333 of 3423

Apparently that adapter only works for up to 16gb microSDHC's. Not even 32gb microSDHC cards like many would expect would take 64gb ones. I have no idea if you can get more than 64gb of storage with that thing.

post #334 of 3423
Thank you for this usefull Threat. I'm thinking to mod my Ipod 5.5 30gb and I found out, thanks to you, that there are so many options. About the 128 gb microsd, it is not available yet. The thing about this sdxc cards is that there are two types, one is compatible with sdhc slots and the other not. So, if the 128gb microsd is from the second type it would not work with the PhotoFast.

If I want to upgrade my 30gb Ipod Hdd without changing the slim backlate, should I go with ssd or tarkan? I'm thinking about 128 gb or more
post #335 of 3423

you got a 5.5g, you can go 240gb HDD (I've tested this). but you'd have to get a larger plate. Either option should suffice for your needs.

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Originally Posted by johnnyjazz View Post

Thank you for this usefull Threat. I'm thinking to mod my Ipod 5.5 30gb and I found out, thanks to you, that there are so many options. About the 128 gb microsd, it is not available yet. The thing about this sdxc cards is that there are two types, one is compatible with sdhc slots and the other not. So, if the 128gb microsd is from the second type it would not work with the PhotoFast.
If I want to upgrade my 30gb Ipod Hdd without changing the slim backlate, should I go with ssd or tarkan? I'm thinking about 128 gb or more
post #336 of 3423
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Originally Posted by kenman345 View Post

Apparently that adapter only works for up to 16gb microSDHC's. Not even 32gb microSDHC cards like many would expect would take 64gb ones. I have no idea if you can get more than 64gb of storage with that thing.

I would not draw a conclusion without trying it first. That adapter was released in 2009, at which time the biggest microSD was 16GB. The company probably wrote that product description in 2009 and never bothered to update it. There is a very slight chance that 64GB microSD may not work there, but 32GB ones should. I would like to try it at least, if I can buy it somewhere (maybe someone from Taiwan can help here). That adapter was said to be $30 only (according to 2009 press release), so not much to lose there.
Edited by zzffnn - 7/27/12 at 6:14pm
post #337 of 3423
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Originally Posted by seeteeyou View Post

Someone tried that SSD before and it did not work until formatting that properly:

 

http://forums.storagereview.com/index.php/topic/31392-format-ssd-problem-can-it-be-fixed/

 

http://www.amazon.com/review/R2VYI5EBSJV94Y

 

This is the adapter mentioned above:

 

http://www.amazon.com/ZIF-1-8-Micro-Drive-Adapter/dp/B004AXDA82

I gave this method a shot on the iPod Classic 7G using both the Renice K3vlar and Supertalent 240GB SSDs. Still no joy. Sticking with my 240gb magnetic drives for now. <sigh>

What I really want is a 480-512GB player with a good DAC and headphone amp build in...or one that will take several (4+) SDXC cards in a manner similar to the adapter discussed above.

I've had 35 years to accumulate a rather large music collection. The ability to haul it all around lossless in a reasonably-compact form-factor would be, well, a pipe dream at this point.

post #338 of 3423

Very similar to what I am looking for.

 

The answer for now is iBasso DX100 with portable SSD/HDD via USB. Quite bulky to say the least.

 

Alternatively, wireless streaming storage with optional SSD mod:

 

http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Satellite-Wireless-External-STBF500101/dp/B004Z0S7K6

 

http://www.hackseagatesatellite.com/wordpress/2011/10/25/hardware-modifications/

 

Something similar but the HDD/SSD will be connected via USB instead:

 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/125911486/cloudftp-wirelessly-share-any-usb-storage-with-ipa

 

http://www.amazon.com/CradlePoint-PHS300-Personal-Hotspot-Wireless/dp/B001212ELY

 

http://www.amazon.com/TP-LINK-Wireless-150N-Prtbl-Router/dp/B0088PPFP4

 

Another way is starting with a pretty small Linux box with compact SATA to USB adapter:

 

http://www.rikomagic.com/En/productlist.asp?id=40

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SATA-I-II-to-Super-Speed-USB-3-0-Adapter-Cable-Converter-/221075452340

 

Personally I am looking forward to ZIF adapters for Retina Macbook Pro SSDs because they are small enough to fit inside an iPod while capacity of SM768E available now is a whopping 768GB. We just need a factory in China to manufacture that and test that with an iPod.

post #339 of 3423
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Originally Posted by seeteeyou View Post

Very similar to what I am looking for.

 

The answer for now is iBasso DX100 with portable SSD/HDD via USB. Quite bulky to say the least.

 

Alternatively, wireless streaming storage with optional SSD mod:

 

http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Satellite-Wireless-External-STBF500101/dp/B004Z0S7K6

 

http://www.hackseagatesatellite.com/wordpress/2011/10/25/hardware-modifications/

 

Something similar but the HDD/SSD will be connected via USB instead:

 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/125911486/cloudftp-wirelessly-share-any-usb-storage-with-ipa

 

http://www.amazon.com/CradlePoint-PHS300-Personal-Hotspot-Wireless/dp/B001212ELY

 

http://www.amazon.com/TP-LINK-Wireless-150N-Prtbl-Router/dp/B0088PPFP4

 

Another way is starting with a pretty small Linux box with compact SATA to USB adapter:

 

http://www.rikomagic.com/En/productlist.asp?id=40

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SATA-I-II-to-Super-Speed-USB-3-0-Adapter-Cable-Converter-/221075452340

 

Personally I am looking forward to ZIF adapters for Retina Macbook Pro SSDs because they are small enough to fit inside an iPod while capacity of SM768E available now is a whopping 768GB. We just need a factory in China to manufacture that and test that with an iPod.

 

I have a setup like that, using a diy NAS with a 2tb HDD and foobar as dlna server. I use my Ipod Touch with the PlugPlayer app, all my collection is in lossless and I can play it flawlessly with the iTouch without transcoding and I can't be happier with the audio quality. Of course it is 16bit/44.1 unlike with iBasso. The only issue is the battery life using wifi all the time, the battery last only 10 hours more o less. However I use the E11 and the battery life is practically the same.

 

I'm very interesting in that Seagate Satellite, could be a very good portable solution

 

EDIT: My collection is in FLAC and PlugPlayer plays this files great, I don't need to deal with converting to ALAC or using iTunes


Edited by johnnyjazz - 7/28/12 at 3:42pm
post #340 of 3423
^ That CloudFTP is a fully portable streaming USB host. I discussed it briefly in my thread here:
http://www.head-fi.org/t/620238/streaming-flac-to-iphone-ipad-or-android-portables#post_8568578
Please feel free to commen there. You would need a 3rd party app to play flac.
^ Edit: This CludFTP may not work for streaming lossless music as it has a streaming speed cap of 400 kbps. I just talked to tech support of CloudFTP.

I read some Amazon reviews on that SeaGate Satellite Hdd (A reviewer tried to stream music portably). It seems that its firmware/software is not good enough for portable use.

Sorry for being out of topic.
Edited by zzffnn - 7/30/12 at 2:33pm
post #341 of 3423
thanks for both replies. I'm going to this threat right now!
post #342 of 3423

Orb is what I use. Not only does it stream Audio in any format including flac, but it will stream movies in any format as well. Check it out

http://www.orb.com/     

 

Has any seen this

Looks like it would work in the Older 6th Gen fat ipod. Its a zif CE SSD

 

http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/New-s-a-m-s-u-n-g-SSD-1-8-LIF-zif-ce-512G-512GB/505904_452700515.html

post #343 of 3423

Look at the pin assignments closely and that expensive SSD should be made exclusively for VAIO Z series with RAID-0

 

http://imgur.com/DHOhN

 

Good afternoon, who can prompt - how to connect in VPC Z1 SSD from VPC-Z2 (MZRPA512HMFU-000SO). Both there and there RAID 0, on in SSD from VPC-Z2 socket ZIF on 29 pin, and in VPC Z1 on 25 pin.

 

http://forum.notebookreview.com/sony/511578-how-replace-ssd-vaio-vpcz11-vpcz12-non-sony-ssd-32.html

 

That should be different from this 24 pin version:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Toshiba-1-8-128gb-ssd-sata-lif-THNS128GG4BMAA-for-apple-macbook-air-Rev-B-C-/160849402515

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Toshiba-1-8-sata-lif-256gb-ssd-THNSNB256GMLJ-for-macbook-air-Rev-B-C-/270969439568

 

Adapter for converting 24 pin version to iPod-compatible ZIF here:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-8-CE-zif-pata-converter-Adapter-FOR-1-8-SATA-LIF-24PIN-THNS128GG4BMAA-HS12UHE-/261027439893

 

Interesting stuff:

 

http://conics.net/catalog/images/hdd-ident/

 

http://conics.net/ziflif/examples/

 

http://conics.net/ziflif/

post #344 of 3423

I have an iPod Classic 6g (fat iPod) that I would love to try and upgrade to an SSD. I was curious if any one has tried these 2008/2009 Macbook Air replacement drives from Other World Computing

 

http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Aura_Pro_MBA

post #345 of 3423
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Originally Posted by cmstastny View Post

I have an iPod Classic 6g (fat iPod) that I would love to try and upgrade to an SSD. I was curious if any one has tried these 2008/2009 Macbook Air replacement drives from Other World Computing

http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Aura_Pro_MBA
Hmmm,...this looks good. I may do a test run soon then. But, it won't be until the fall.
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