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FAKE microSD card issue
« on: August 25, 2019, 08:26:46 AM »
I know this has been covered on this site before, but just as a reminder, please check your cards before using.
I didn't this past Friday night and had a terrible experience.

I purchased 2 new Samsung 32GB microSD cards from Amazon. One was official, but the other one was "fake".
I'll give you a guess as to which one caused the issue.
It was a 4GB card reformatted to give the impression of 32GB.

Thank goodness I tape with multiple sources (4 at this particular show) and I was still able to get a nice capture,
but it's still a hard lesson to learn. Getting my $13 from Amazon back is easy enough, but going back in time to
re-record the show is going to be a challenge.

I use the H2Testw program to help identify the good from the bad. I just forgot to check these 2 and ...
well, you know the rest of the story  :bawling:



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Re: FAKE microSD card issue
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2019, 08:53:15 AM »
Here's a side x side comparison of the good vs bad ... sorry for the out of focus picture but you can still see the difference in color/shade.
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Zoom F1 MicroSD Recorder (24BIT, 96kHz) > 32GB Kingston MicroSD Card.

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Re: FAKE microSD card issue
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2019, 10:28:26 AM »
Sorry to hear that!
Out of curiosity: Was is a Amazon marketplace seller, “fulfilled by Amazon” seller or Amazon themselves that sold you this crap?
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Re: FAKE microSD card issue
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2019, 11:33:42 AM »
Crazy that someone would fake such a cheap card, those are like $5-7!

Is the lighter one on the bottom the real one?
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Re: FAKE microSD card issue
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2019, 02:29:18 PM »
Sorry to hear that!
Out of curiosity: Was is a Amazon marketplace seller, “fulfilled by Amazon” seller or Amazon themselves that sold you this crap?

Sold & Fulfilled by Amazon. I try to avoid the marketplace as much as possible :)
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Re: FAKE microSD card issue
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2019, 02:30:13 PM »
Crazy that someone would fake such a cheap card, those are like $5-7!

Is the lighter one on the bottom the real one?

Yes. The lighter card is the real one. The other (fake) has more of an orange/red tint to it.
Naiant X-X Omni-Directional Mics  |  Beyerdynamic TG-L34c Cardioid Mics w/4.7k MOD  |
Realistic (Made in Japan by SHURE) 33-1056A (Custom Modified w/ 4.7k MOD) Mics

Sound Professionals SP-SPSB-10 (Custom Built & Modified) Micro-Mini 12vdc Power Supply >
Zoom F1 MicroSD Recorder (24BIT, 96kHz) > 32GB Kingston MicroSD Card.

iZotope RX7 & Adobe Audition 3.0

 

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