From: Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
Subject: Re: Cheap SD Cards
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On Nov 17, 2017, croy wrote
(in article<fr0u0dpo1dipsuan46048k4o98dtkvidgh@4ax.com>):

> On Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:50:30 -0800,
> Savageduck<savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>  wrote:
>
> > I have not experienced any corruption issues with either brand, but with one
> > Lexar 32GB 300MB/s SDHC UHS-II/U3 the lock slider was displaced on
> > re-inserting it into my X-T2. That effectively turned it into a read only
> > card which, after much trying, proved to be unrepairable. So that was a $65
> > card down the tubes.
>
> I had that happen on a card a few years back, and found info on the web,
> telling me that the tiny lock slider, when in read mode, is just filling a space. Apparently, the
> camera has a "feeler", checking to see if it can drop into that space or not. If not, it's
> a R/W card! So I carefully put some epoxy in that space, and am still using the card. I just
> can't use the lock.

Interesting. I will give that a try, it is a case of having nothing to lose, 
just another 32GB SD card to gain.

Thanks.

-- 

Regards,
Savageduck