Mailing List lml@lancaironline.net Message #70591
From: John B <2thman1@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [LML] Chelton NavData updates and SmartMedia Card Repair
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:34:15 -0400
To: <lml@lancaironline.net>
Jeffrey,  I bought ten cards about a year ago and all seem to function. Off and on I have to re format (fat 32), but all in all they seem to work well. I'll see if I can find the source and pass it on.

John Barrett

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> On Apr 7, 2015, at 12:38 PM, jeffrey liegner <liegner@ptd.net> wrote:
>
> Asking if anyone has a solution to the problem of SmartMedia cards and the Chelton system.
>
> It’s been a bit since this discussion.  I am down to my last two SmartMedia cards that work.  Buying used ones has been a failure, as all of them have been troubled: they work in the computer, but not the Chelton.  
>
> I have gotten the SmartMedia xD adapters and 32MD xD cards, but even those don’t work (brand new ones) in the Chelton (but they do work in the computer).  I have reformated with FAT and FAT16 and FAT32, yet none of this has improved my situation.  I’m sure I am not alone.
>
> Is there a solve out there?  I am familiar with Tim Olson’s suggestions on CheltonEFISpilots.com (Dec 2008), which echo your guidance (below).
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> http://www.cheltonefispilots.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=247&p=1615&hilit=smartcard#p1615
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> Are we truely orphaned now without any options coming from the Chelton inheritors?
>
> Jeff L
> N334P
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