The new Nexus 7

Started Jul 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ken Gosden
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Re: The new Nexus 7
In reply to Jeff Peterman, Aug 1, 2013

Jeff Peterman wrote:

I connect a USB CF card reader to the USB port of the tablet (or my cell phone via an OTG adapter) and copy the photos from the CF card to the microSD card inserted into the tablet (or phone).

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Jeff,

I understand your solution.  However, my comment was specific to the Nexus 7 and Kingston Mobilelite hub and the goal of copying my CF cards to either a harddrive or a flash drive.  Both devices only offer a single USB port.  So I would need to use a powered USB hub, not a great back woods option, or a double transfer process; CF to SD, then SD to HD.  One I have not bothered to try is using a CF reader on the Nexus and transferring to the Kingston via WiFi.  I have not test this since I assume the transfer would be fairly slow.  I could potentially switch to SD media in my E-5 or use the dual slots to copy in the camera from CF to SD.

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