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Old 05-07-2009, 05:25 PM   #1
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How much empty space I should leave on SD card for 505?

As title? Does anyone know?
I assume the cache.xml will grows.
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Old 05-08-2009, 04:04 AM   #2
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Do not use an SD card, it will suck your battery dry. Not only that, many books on a card will slow down the Reader a LOT. The built-in memory is good for several hundred books, that should be enough.
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Old 05-09-2009, 11:24 PM   #3
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SD cards will not suck your battery dry nor will it slow down your reader. The cache.xml file does grow but you could fill a 4 gig and leave about 4 megs free, that should be enough. Leave 10 to be sure.
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Old 05-11-2009, 01:30 PM   #4
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I have never notided the battery drain that people talk about, it does seem to slow it a bit when first formating the books on the SD but not really an issue.
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Old 05-12-2009, 03:20 AM   #5
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I never had a problem with my battery life using a SD card and it really doesn't take that long to load with a lot of books .
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Old 05-13-2009, 03:16 AM   #6
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I never had a problem with my battery life using a SD card and it really doesn't take that long to load with a lot of books .
I have noticed the same. Takes an extra few second, perhaps, now, but not enough of a difference to be a problem.
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Old 05-13-2009, 04:04 PM   #7
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i found no drain.
the only thing is, that the reader needs a lot more time to "come alive" if you have a lot of books on the card.
i have a pro duo 1gb and a sd 1 gb card with over 900 books and it takes aproximate 3 minitutes if i have to reset/start it up

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Old 05-13-2009, 10:31 PM   #8
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The built-in memory is good for several hundred books, that should be enough.
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