OT - Wi-Fi Enabled SD Cards

Brian Walters supera1000 at fastmail.fm
Mon Apr 17 21:28:49 EDT 2017

Thanks, Godfrey.

Yes - I'm beginning to think that a straight card reader for the tablet
would be less trouble. The Lunmix isn't used often so it's difficult to
justify the cost compared to the slight inconvenience of the card



Brian Walters
Western Sydney Australia

On Tue, Apr 18, 2017, at 10:20 AM, Godfrey DiGiorgi wrote:
> I can't recommend the Eye-Fi cards on the basis of their inconsistent
> behavior and unreliability. I went through four of them trying to get
> them to work in a couple of different cameras. They never did in a
> consistent and reliable way. 
> Other vendors, maybe. I have tried any since my more recent cameras
> (except the Leica M-D) have all been WiFi enabled. 
> For the M-D, I use the Lightning to SD Card Camera Connection cable to
> move files to my iPad, which is quite fast if a little less convenient. 
> G
> > On Apr 11, 2017, at 4:18 PM, Brian Walters <supera1000 at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > 
> > G'day all
> > 
> > Just wondering if anyone has experience with wi-fi SD cards such as
> > EyeFi Mobi.
> > 
> > My wife has a Lumix LX-5. It's an older model but she quite likes it (so
> > do I :-)) but it's not wi-fi enabled.  She would like to be able to
> > transfer files to her Anroid phone/tablet for posting to Facebook.  I'm
> > wondering if a wi-fi card would be worth considering.  Note that she
> > isn't looking to transfer large numbers of images, so speed of transfer
> > isn't critical but reliability of the w-fi connection is.
> > 
> > Any thoughts?
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