MicroSD ejection/insertion tool

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  1. lacibaci

    lacibaci Well-Known Member

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    With a dashcam tucked behind the rear view mirror I found it was almost impossible to eject/insert micro SD card into the slot. I made a small ejection/insertion tool to help with that.
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  2. Ralph2

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    Nice.. but does it allow you to push the SD in far enough to latch it? And.. as it tends to jump when unlatched be prepared to find it on the carpet if your gadget did not securely hold it.
     
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    Will not work for me.
    Mine is on the side next to rv mount.
    Need to be right angled short tool like my thumb.
     
  4. lacibaci

    lacibaci Well-Known Member

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    I am looking into making a short cable extension with male microSD on one side and female microSD on other.
    I know there are already some on the market, but they are too long - I worry about interference and data corruption. A short (~2in) should suffice and it shouldn't cause any data issues.
     
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    There are micro to SD extender for cheap and you can use micro SD with adapter or full size SD cards.

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    I use the corner of the SD card adapter to pop mine out.

    ....then i drop the microSD card and it falls into the crack between the seat and centre console.
     
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    One of my 32GB ejected and landed somewhere in the car, right in front of my eyes, I saw it flying past my eyes but still missing after 2 years. :mad:
     
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    I've discovered that the "Flying Card" trick happens with only newer and bigger cards- you never lose old small-capacity ones :p So I have learned to "fool" my camera by saying "I think I'll just use this small crappy card for awhile ' and the camera plays along nicely after that.

    If someone could mass-produce a good cheap tool that worked for all dashcam situations they'd quickly sell thousands of them.

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    Are you guys aware that most slots don't require you to push in to eject? If you put a pull tab on the card, you can just remove and insert without the customary "click" and associated flight risk.

    KuoH
     
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    I use this thingy (similar to what lacibaci done):
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    Eight bucks from amazon :D
     

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