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    MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    Anyone know if such thing is available? Had a little look about but I can't confirm if what I need will actually work.

    Basically, I have a 8GB Sandisk MicroSDHC that I use in my HTC Kaiser, but I also want to use it in my PSP without having to buy a new Memory Stick PRO DUO card... so is an adaptor able to do this and save me some cash?

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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    Well, this adapter will let you use the card in a PSP
    http://www.mobymemory.com/products/M...O-devices).asp

    However, it ends up as a standard MemoryStick Duo Pro, does not come with MagicGate security, so there is a limit to what you can use it for on a PSP.

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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    Cool, thanks. Spent ages looking around and couldn't see one, this one seems to advise that it can be used for a PSP, so hopefully should be OK.

    What won't work if MagicGate isn't on the memory stick? I only want to watch video and listen to music on my PSP.

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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    From wikipedia:

    PlayStation Portable – The Playstation Portable in service mode will only boot to memory sticks with MagicGate enabled
    If that's the only loss, I won't mind at all. Can anyone confirm this?

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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    For video and music you should be ok as far as i know.

    I think you need MagicGate for game saves as well.

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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    That's fine, if I want to play games I can install my 512MB Memory Stick PRO DUO MagicGate card for that.

    I'll give it a go.

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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    You cant save games, no service mode, in most cases the read / write is much slower even with fast SD cards and the PSP will often crash if you use the write lock on the SD card (understandable really).

    For films / pictures etc they are fine
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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    That's good to hear Agent, thanks!

    Now all I gotta do is fine one, Moby Memory are out of stock and I can't find them anywhere else except some dodgy seller from Hong Kong on eBay...

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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    http://www.tekcomputersuk.com/peak-m...105408846.html - comes with a card though, so price isn't too bad considering.

    If you really want to splash out: http://www.bargainmemorycards.co.uk/...p-and-psp-slim Dual cards
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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    Agent, you are a star! I'm ordering that dual card one tonight!

    That way, later on I can pick up another £20 8GB card and have 16GB storage on my PSP, that should hold a fair amount of video for me to watch!

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    Re: MicroSDHC to MS PRO DUO Adaptor

    That dual card adapter is pretty cool!

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