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I've just bought a GPad 8.3 and i'd like to transfer photos i make with my Canon 40D, directly or through a card reader on the tablet (Canon use only Compact Flash cards) : do you guys know a way to do it ?? I've searched but with no solution for now...

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Hi,

I've just bought a GPad 8.3 and i'd like to transfer photos i make with my Canon 40D, directly or through a card reader on the tablet (Canon use only Compact Flash cards) : do you guys know a way to do it ?? I've searched but with no solution for now...

Thx in advance for your precious help !

Get a generic Android OTG cable (very cheap from eBay). Use it to connect directly to your camera. If that doesn't work, for some reason, use the OTG cable with an adapter that will allow a Compact Flash card to plug into a USB port.
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ok, thank you, i'll try this
 
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If you have't used an OTG cable before, here's how it will work. When you plug in the camera or a compact flash card adapter, the files will appear under /storage/USBstorage (or USBstorage2 , 3, etc.). At that point, you can copy files to or from the connected device using any file manager app.
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If you have't used an OTG cable before, here's how it will work. When you plug in the camera or a compact flash card adapter, the files will appear under /storage/USBstorage (or USBstorage2 , 3, etc.). At that point, you can copy files to or from the connected device using any file manager app.
Thanks a lot for your help, i'll try this asap.
 
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If you have't used an OTG cable before, here's how it will work. When you plug in the camera or a compact flash card adapter, the files will appear under /storage/USBstorage (or USBstorage2 , 3, etc.). At that point, you can copy files to or from the connected device using any file manager app.
Thanks for this too! Never used OTG and I'm planning to do so for the sam reasons. You saved me a search
 
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Do you need to be rooted to do this? I have the GPe and when I connect a flash drive with my OTG cable it doesn't read at all. Even checked in my for manager and it doesn't pop up.

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Do you need to be rooted to do this? I have the GPe and when I connect a flash drive with my OTG cable it doesn't read at all. Even checked in my for manager and it doesn't pop up.

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OTG doesn't work on a GPE. You'll need an app to make it work.

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