AData 512Mb SD cards... Any reviews, experiences, etc?

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Max Burke, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. Max Burke

    Max Burke Guest

    looking at getting 1 or 2 of these for my Zire 31 PDA to use as an MP3
    player (lot cheaper than buying an IPOD or MP3 player, which I was planning
    to do until I realised that my Zire 31 can be used as an MP3 player)

    Google searches for reviews of AData products are generally fair to good,
    and the prices for their SD cards are a better than the brand name SD cards
    on PriceSpy...

    Any one have any experiences, reviews, good and/or bad???

    BTW Anyone know why there is such a huge price difference between brands for
    SD cards?
    Pricespy shows there can be as much as $40 - $50 difference for various
    brands, then there's the retailer differences to be added in as well....
    I'm looking at Buying from Ascent Technology (in Wellington) as they have
    the best price in my area (according to pricespy anyway...)

    Another BTW...
    Has Pricespy been sold to Super Cheap Computers or something?

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    Max Burke, Jun 13, 2005
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  2. Max Burke

    Tony Guest

    On Mon, 13 Jun 2005 18:47:57 +1200, "Max Burke" <> wrote:

    >looking at getting 1 or 2 of these for my Zire 31 PDA to use as an MP3
    >player (lot cheaper than buying an IPOD or MP3 player, which I was planning
    >to do until I realised that my Zire 31 can be used as an MP3 player)
    >
    >Google searches for reviews of AData products are generally fair to good,
    >and the prices for their SD cards are a better than the brand name SD cards
    >on PriceSpy...
    >
    >Any one have any experiences, reviews, good and/or bad???
    >
    >BTW Anyone know why there is such a huge price difference between brands for
    >SD cards?
    >Pricespy shows there can be as much as $40 - $50 difference for various
    >brands, then there's the retailer differences to be added in as well....
    >I'm looking at Buying from Ascent Technology (in Wellington) as they have
    >the best price in my area (according to pricespy anyway...)




    No Flashcards has the best price..

    http://www.flashcards.co.nz/



    Toshiba 512MB 16x Secure Digital (SD) Card $71.00 Inc


    >Another BTW...
    >Has Pricespy been sold to Super Cheap Computers or something?
     
    Tony, Jun 13, 2005
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  3. Max Burke

    Max Burke Guest

    > Tony scribbled:

    >> Max Burke wrote:
    >> looking at getting 1 or 2 of these for my Zire 31 PDA to use as an
    >> MP3 player (lot cheaper than buying an IPOD or MP3 player, which I
    >> was planning to do until I realised that my Zire 31 can be used as
    >> an MP3 player)
    >> Google searches for reviews of AData products are generally fair to
    >> good, and the prices for their SD cards are a better than the brand
    >> name SD cards on PriceSpy...
    >> Any one have any experiences, reviews, good and/or bad???


    >> BTW Anyone know why there is such a huge price difference between
    >> brands for SD cards?
    >> Pricespy shows there can be as much as $40 - $50 difference for
    >> various brands, then there's the retailer differences to be added in
    >> as well.... I'm looking at Buying from Ascent Technology (in
    >> Wellington) as they have the best price in my area (according to
    >> pricespy anyway...)


    > No Flashcards has the best price..
    > http://www.flashcards.co.nz/
    > Toshiba 512MB 16x Secure Digital (SD) Card $71.00 Inc


    No physical address for pickup... (not looking to buy online)

    And for $7 - $9 more to be able to pickup the goods when paying for them
    suits me more especially when Ascent Technology is 5 minutes walk away from
    my home...

    --

    Replace the obvious with paradise.net to email me
    Found Images
    http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/~mlvburke
     
    Max Burke, Jun 13, 2005
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  4. Max Burke

    Tony Guest

    On Mon, 13 Jun 2005 21:11:28 +1200, "Max Burke" <> wrote:

    >> Tony scribbled:

    >
    >>> Max Burke wrote:
    >>> looking at getting 1 or 2 of these for my Zire 31 PDA to use as an
    >>> MP3 player (lot cheaper than buying an IPOD or MP3 player, which I
    >>> was planning to do until I realised that my Zire 31 can be used as
    >>> an MP3 player)
    >>> Google searches for reviews of AData products are generally fair to
    >>> good, and the prices for their SD cards are a better than the brand
    >>> name SD cards on PriceSpy...
    >>> Any one have any experiences, reviews, good and/or bad???

    >
    >>> BTW Anyone know why there is such a huge price difference between
    >>> brands for SD cards?
    >>> Pricespy shows there can be as much as $40 - $50 difference for
    >>> various brands, then there's the retailer differences to be added in
    >>> as well.... I'm looking at Buying from Ascent Technology (in
    >>> Wellington) as they have the best price in my area (according to
    >>> pricespy anyway...)

    >
    >> No Flashcards has the best price..
    >> http://www.flashcards.co.nz/
    >> Toshiba 512MB 16x Secure Digital (SD) Card $71.00 Inc

    >
    >No physical address for pickup... (not looking to buy online)
    >
    >And for $7 - $9 more to be able to pickup the goods when paying for them
    >suits me more especially when Ascent Technology is 5 minutes walk away from
    >my home...




    And they have no pickup, its a Mail Order Shop.
     
    Tony, Jun 13, 2005
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  5. Max Burke

    Steve Guest

    On Mon, 13 Jun 2005 21:11:28 +1200, Max Burke wrote:

    >> Tony scribbled:

    >
    >>> Max Burke wrote:
    >>> looking at getting 1 or 2 of these for my Zire 31 PDA to use as an MP3
    >>> player (lot cheaper than buying an IPOD or MP3 player, which I was
    >>> planning to do until I realised that my Zire 31 can be used as an MP3
    >>> player)
    >>> Google searches for reviews of AData products are generally fair to
    >>> good, and the prices for their SD cards are a better than the brand
    >>> name SD cards on PriceSpy...
    >>> Any one have any experiences, reviews, good and/or bad???

    >
    >>> BTW Anyone know why there is such a huge price difference between
    >>> brands for SD cards?
    >>> Pricespy shows there can be as much as $40 - $50 difference for various
    >>> brands, then there's the retailer differences to be added in as
    >>> well.... I'm looking at Buying from Ascent Technology (in Wellington)
    >>> as they have the best price in my area (according to pricespy
    >>> anyway...)

    >
    >> No Flashcards has the best price..
    >> http://www.flashcards.co.nz/
    >> Toshiba 512MB 16x Secure Digital (SD) Card $71.00 Inc

    >
    > No physical address for pickup... (not looking to buy online)
    >
    > And for $7 - $9 more to be able to pickup the goods when paying for them
    > suits me more especially when Ascent Technology is 5 minutes walk away
    > from my home...

    Well, I can vouch for their delivery service... Jason has never failed to
    deliver next day, even when ordering after 3pm. ( I am in chch, tho' ).

    Steve
     
    Steve, Jun 13, 2005
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  6. Max Burke

    Andrew Guest

    Steve wrote:
    > On Mon, 13 Jun 2005 21:11:28 +1200, Max Burke wrote:
    >
    >
    >>>Tony scribbled:

    >>
    >>>>Max Burke wrote:
    >>>>looking at getting 1 or 2 of these for my Zire 31 PDA to use as an MP3
    >>>>player (lot cheaper than buying an IPOD or MP3 player, which I was
    >>>>planning to do until I realised that my Zire 31 can be used as an MP3
    >>>>player)
    >>>>Google searches for reviews of AData products are generally fair to
    >>>>good, and the prices for their SD cards are a better than the brand
    >>>>name SD cards on PriceSpy...
    >>>>Any one have any experiences, reviews, good and/or bad???

    >>
    >>>>BTW Anyone know why there is such a huge price difference between
    >>>>brands for SD cards?
    >>>>Pricespy shows there can be as much as $40 - $50 difference for various
    >>>>brands, then there's the retailer differences to be added in as
    >>>>well.... I'm looking at Buying from Ascent Technology (in Wellington)
    >>>>as they have the best price in my area (according to pricespy
    >>>>anyway...)

    >>
    >>>No Flashcards has the best price..
    >>>http://www.flashcards.co.nz/
    >>> Toshiba 512MB 16x Secure Digital (SD) Card $71.00 Inc

    >>
    >>No physical address for pickup... (not looking to buy online)
    >>
    >>And for $7 - $9 more to be able to pickup the goods when paying for them
    >>suits me more especially when Ascent Technology is 5 minutes walk away
    >>from my home...

    >
    > Well, I can vouch for their delivery service... Jason has never failed to
    > deliver next day, even when ordering after 3pm. ( I am in chch, tho' ).
    >
    > Steve

    I agree, flashcards are brilliant
     
    Andrew, Jun 13, 2005
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  7. Max Burke

    Daniel Guest

    Steve wrote:
    > On Mon, 13 Jun 2005 21:11:28 +1200, Max Burke wrote:
    >
    >
    >>>Tony scribbled:

    >>
    >>>>Max Burke wrote:
    >>>>looking at getting 1 or 2 of these for my Zire 31 PDA to use as an MP3
    >>>>player (lot cheaper than buying an IPOD or MP3 player, which I was
    >>>>planning to do until I realised that my Zire 31 can be used as an MP3
    >>>>player)
    >>>>Google searches for reviews of AData products are generally fair to
    >>>>good, and the prices for their SD cards are a better than the brand
    >>>>name SD cards on PriceSpy...
    >>>>Any one have any experiences, reviews, good and/or bad???

    >>
    >>>>BTW Anyone know why there is such a huge price difference between
    >>>>brands for SD cards?
    >>>>Pricespy shows there can be as much as $40 - $50 difference for various
    >>>>brands, then there's the retailer differences to be added in as
    >>>>well.... I'm looking at Buying from Ascent Technology (in Wellington)
    >>>>as they have the best price in my area (according to pricespy
    >>>>anyway...)

    >>
    >>>No Flashcards has the best price..
    >>>http://www.flashcards.co.nz/
    >>> Toshiba 512MB 16x Secure Digital (SD) Card $71.00 Inc

    >>
    >>No physical address for pickup... (not looking to buy online)
    >>
    >>And for $7 - $9 more to be able to pickup the goods when paying for them
    >>suits me more especially when Ascent Technology is 5 minutes walk away
    >>from my home...

    >
    > Well, I can vouch for their delivery service... Jason has never failed to
    > deliver next day, even when ordering after 3pm. ( I am in chch, tho' ).
    >
    > Steve


    I second that. Guys at work here use flashcards.co.nz as well. Very
    competitive prices, great service and excellent delivery. I ordered an
    SD card late afternoon, then received it the next day - I live in Kapiti.

    You could say that flashcards.co.nz are the "Ascent Technology" of the
    flashcard resellers.

    Daniel
     
    Daniel, Jun 13, 2005
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