FORUMS

XDA Picks: Best Apps of the Week (Apr 25 – May 1)

Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a … more

Lollipop Xposed Framework Alpha 4 Released

Good news to all Xposed Framework fans. XDA Senior Recognized … more

Do You Rock Two Phones?

A few people in the comments were surprised to find out that a number of the XDA staff actually use two phones … more

Brand Loyalty: OEMs Giveth and Then Taketh Away

The majority of users here at XDA will feel fierce brand loyalty for a company, whether … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

USB Card Reader?

12th October 2006, 09:17 PM |#1  
OP Junior Member
UK
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Is it possible to plug a USB card reader into the varioII?

I want to travel next week and just take my VarioII and Sony camera

I want to take pics on the sony camera and then transfer them to the VarioII so I can post them on the internet?

The Sony Camera is MS DUO

Any ideas anyone

Cheers
Last edited by pof; 12th October 2006 at 09:41 PM. Reason: moved to accessories
 
 
16th October 2006, 07:58 PM |#2  
OP Junior Member
UK
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
im guessing that this is a no no then?

bummer, really wanted to be able to do this
16th October 2006, 09:41 PM |#3  
fun_key's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
As far as I know, the tytn miniusb socket is not host capable; this mean that it can only be the slave of a computer
16th October 2006, 09:53 PM |#4  
Stabilo's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by skipjack

im guessing that this is a no no then?

bummer, really wanted to be able to do this

You really need a camera with mini SD. I have one with a full SD but not mini.
16th October 2006, 11:55 PM |#5  
Senior Member
Flag Milford, CT
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
don't think it would work, since the computer and the device both host a female socket, so you usually need a male to male connector. i've never seen anything that hosts a female socket (the usb port that you normally see on your computer)
17th October 2006, 08:40 PM |#6  
OP Junior Member
UK
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
thanks for the feedback
24th October 2006, 04:34 PM |#7  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by monkey_knight

don't think it would work, since the computer and the device both host a female socket, so you usually need a male to male connector. i've never seen anything that hosts a female socket (the usb port that you normally see on your computer)

The later Sharp Zaurus PDAs have a port that can be used as a Host, it has a similar miniUSB socket to the Hermes, and can with an adaptor cable accept any USB device.
9th November 2006, 07:59 AM |#8  
Member
Thanks Meter: 4
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by giryan

The later Sharp Zaurus PDAs have a port that can be used as a Host, it has a similar miniUSB socket to the Hermes, and can with an adaptor cable accept any USB device.

Unfortunately I have tried using my Zaurus's miniUSB cable to no avail. So I suppose it must b true, just doesnt have host capabilities... though I wouldnt be devistated if I was wrong
9th November 2006, 02:04 PM |#9  
Senior Member
Flag Oxford
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
There is a really simple answer to this.

The Hermes uses MicroSD. Some company on eBay does a MicroSD to Memory Stick Pro Duo. I think you can get an adapter for Pro Duo to Memory Stick. So stick the adapters into your camera. And then use the MicroSD in both phone/camera. I use the same solution between my p910i and my Dimage Z2.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes