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lorebett
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wireless for Tungsten E
      #11711 - 06/03/04 02:33 PM

Hi
I've just bought a Tungsten E; is there any WiFi SD card for this PDA?
I've found none in the Internet!
many thanks in advance
cheers


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Re: wireless for Tungsten E [Re: ]
      #12714 - 06/29/04 01:55 PM

There isn't a WiFi card for the Tungsten E. SanDisk tells me that while their new card that will work with the Zire 71 also works on the Tungsten E, using the card would void your Palm's warranty. Why? Because the E has a very low power SD slot, and though their card has been optimized to use very little power, it still excedes the basic spec for the E's SD slot. So, they've used the card with sucess on the E over at SanDisk, but they can't sell it to consumers because of the problem with the E's slot spec.

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Re: wireless for Tungsten E [Re: ]
      #12757 - 06/29/04 10:46 PM

The software is not available on SanDisk's web site for download. They will probably make it available soon, since the card should be arriving at retailers within a week. Keep in mind you need the new 2.1 revision card whose package will say Zire 71 compatible. The older rev card will not work (requires too much power for the Zire 71).

As to whether it's safe to use on the T|E, I can't tell ya. A circuit made by Texas Instruments that powers the SD slot isn't rated high enough to support the card. Palm supposedly asked TI if the circuit rating was perhaps overly conservative and TI didn't respond. Hence, the card isn't listed as good for the T|E. My guess is it's probably OK, but don't yell at me if your SD slot gives up the ghost!

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So...which software would I need to download in order to use the card? Also, in your opinion, is the power usage dangerous for the T/E?

Thanks,
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Re: wireless for Tungsten E [Re: lorebett]
      #25656 - 10/27/06 06:36 AM

I'm using the Enfora Wireless LAN Portfolio

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Re: wireless for Tungsten E [Re: lorebett]
      #25663 - 10/27/06 11:51 AM

Thanks for the info... but you do realize this thread is from two years ago...?

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Re: wireless for Tungsten E [Re: Jacob_Spindel]
      #25670 - 10/28/06 03:12 AM

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Thanks for the info... but you do realize this thread is from two years ago...?




yes I do, but I just wanted to add something to this matter I started


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