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Compatibility with ATA Support

The next table provides a list of compatible and incompatible cards. Thanks for your help to keep it as accurate as possible.

Compatible cards

These cards work normally with ATA Support

Description Capacity (nominal) Number of sectors Model Firmware Raw read transfer rate (KB/s) Version Name Newton Comment Update
CompUSA 5 in 1 adapter with 8MB Sony Memory Stick; also 16MB Sandisk Transflash card in an SD adapter 1.0RC6.1 Greg eMate 300 used on eMate, Newton 2000, Newton 2100 upd
Integral Peripherals Viper 260, PCMCIA III hard disk. 260 509184 8260PA PCMCIA 2.01 controller 283.726 Kbps 1.0RC6.1 dkalley eMate 300 Works fine with the demo software. Normal rated xfer rate 5.700 MB/s. Seek time 12.0 ms. 4500 RPM. 32k cache/buffer upd
Kingston Elite Pro 512MB-S, adapter "No name" 512 ? 1.0RC6.1 Grzegorz Janiszewski MP2000 I've used this card with your demo version. It was recognized and full cappacity was displayed as a DOS partition upd
PNY 1GB CF with Sandisk PC Card Adapter 1GB 2000880 TOSHIBA THNCF1GO2PG 1.00 726322 KB/s 1.0RC6.1 Jason Lindsay MP2100 US Tested with Trial version, working well. upd
Hama 46928 PCMCIA Smart Media Card Adapter. Toshiba PDR8mb smart media card, came with PDR M71 digital camera. Numbers on card: K9S6408VOA-SSB0 136Y 5GL300PZS 8MB 16000 N/A V1.10.00 306.899kb/s 1.0RC6.1 Steven Moore MP120 D Card worked straight away when inserted. Read and write to card working fine. upd
1.0RC6.1 MP2100 US upd
SanDisk 512mb CompactFlash card, with Ambicom bluetooth compactflash pc card reader. 512mb 1000944 SanDisk SDCFB-512 HDX 2.23 793 1.0RC6.1 Nicholas Floersch MP2100 US Only recently tested. Done with unregistered version. Partitioned to 1x4mb store. Copied a file to the store. Unmounted it. Re-inserted the card. No problem accessing the file (application actually). Hopefully when I register there will be no problem using the entire capacity of the card. upd
Canon 16mb FC-16M Compact Flash Card, With PC Card Adapter for IBM microdrives. 16mb 31360 SanDisk SDCFB-16 VDD 1.00 447 1.0RC6.1 Nicholas Floersch MP2100 US Test was with unregistered version (soon, soon). I've been using this card as a 4mb store for a couple of months. It works fine. upd
128mb fujifilm CFCARD with lexar pc card adapter #2076-c 128 259584 cfcard:) rev2.4 876.885kb/s 1.0RC6.1 John Royston MP2100 US Works Great formatted with trial with 4mb or 2 2mb Parts upd
Epson Hard Disk Card 260 MB (Type 3 PCMCIA) - blue and gold label, 5V 249 MB 509184 Epson America EHDD260 WNH33402 280.081 1.0RC6.1 Keith Isley eMate 300 Seems to work flawlessly (tested with demo version of driver); I formatted a 4 MB store, and filed a package over to the new store. No errors. Card mount and unmounts fine. Sequential read test went without a hitch. Note: since this is a Type 3 PCMCIA card, it will only fit in the eMate. upd
SanDisk 32MB CF (SDCFS-32-C10) & SanDisk CompactFlash PC Card Adapter 31 62720 SanDisk SDCFB-32 HDX 2.15 745 1.0RC6.1 Martin Jean MP2100 US Demo version of the driver upd
Kodak PCMCIA Type II CF Adapter & Kodak Picture Card 8/16/32/64/128 MB KODAK ATA FLASH 4X01 800 1.0RC6.1 Hemant Kamat MP2100 US 16/32/64/128MB cards work fine, but the 16/32MB cards seemed a bit slow while playing back MP3s. Don't go in for the 8MB card; screwed up all my packages (stores remained intact) after the batteries drained out. upd
1.0RC6.1 MP2100 US upd
Simple Technology 8MB CF Card, with Generic Adapter 8MB 15872 N/A C.64 708/731/681 Seq/But/Ran 1.0RC6.1 Michael Schaefer MP2000 Seems to work Well. upd
Lexar (unbranded on case) 321MB PCMCIA ATA Flash Card 321MB 629760 Lexar 1.00 638 1.0RC6.1 Chris Wright MP2100 US upd
Kingston DP-PCM2/5GB (It's a PC Card Drive) 4794 MByte 9818550 Kingston DP-PCM2/5GB V 2.11 B 971/946/18KB/s 1.0RC6.1 Urs Wegmann MP2100 US Don't use this drive! It needs a lot of power and drains your batterie very fast!
The random read value is bad (random movement of the magnetic heads is quite slow)
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Delkin Devices 256MB CF card, labeled DDCFFLS2-256. Microtech CF+II PC Card Adapter. 256MB 500736 DELKIN DEVICES INC. CFL 1.1 778KB/s 1.0RC6.1 John Wong MP2100 US Works great! upd
349Mb ? SDP3B-350-584 ? ? 1.0RC6.1 Sonny Hung MP2100 US SanDisk P/N:
SDP3B-350-584
AE042KG
10/16/00
259146D (probably Serial Number)
(c) 1999
It's a 350Mb Flash PCMCIA PC Card ATA

Sonny Hung
MP2100 US
Works fine - will register soon.
This is going for $49 +$5 shipping if you mention you found thru www.pricewatch.com
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SanDisk 64MB CF ©99 & SanDisk CompactFlash PC Card Adapter 64MB 125440 sectors (61MB) SanDisk SDCFB-64 VDG 1.21 334.4 1.0RC6.1 fu MP2100 US seems ok so far... upd
"PowerTec Digital 333MB" label, but Tuple reads as SanDisk SDP3B-350. It's an ATA PCMCIA Flash card. 333MB 684936 SanDisk SDP3B-350 vdd 1.00 235KB/s 1.0RC6.1 Drew Kershaw MP130 US Card works with the demo. I'll probably be registering the software to use it on my eMate 300 (in the mail, currently). upd
Adapter: Hama digital solutions 5 in 1 Card: 16 MB panasonic SD card 16 MB 29120 Memory Card Adapter 20030623 402 1.0RC6.1 Berthe Willumsen MP2100 US upd
Adapter : Hama digital solutions PCMCIA CompactFlash Typ II Card: Kodak Picture Card 32 MB ? KODAK ATA_FLASH 4X01 800 1.0RC6.1 Berthe Willumsen MP2100 US upd
Adapter : Hama digital solutions PCMCIA CompactFlash Typ II Card: Kodak Picture Card CF(tm) COMPACTFLASH, copyright EastmanKodak 1999 16 MB 64256 KODAK ATA_FLASH V.4X01 850 1.0RC6.1 Berthe Willumsen MP2100 US upd
SanDisk Red PC Card Adapter fitted with Canon CF Card model FC-8M 8 MB 15680 SunDisk SDCFB-8 vcb 1.13 371/368/314 1.0RC6.1 Finn Thain eMate 300 upd
SanDisk Red PC Card Adapter fitted with Canon CF Card model FC-8M (ex-powershot pro70) 8 MB 15680 SunDisk SDCFB-8 vcb 1.13 240/243/160 sequential/butterfly/random 1.0RC6.1 Finn Thain MP120 US upd
SanDisk pcmcia pc card ata 5 Mb Flashdisk 5 Mb 10240 SunDisk SDP5-5 Rev 3.70 217 1.0RC6.1 Andrea Franco MP130 US Very happy with 1.0RC6.1 sw version. thanks upd
SanDisk pcmcia pc card ata 6 Mb Flashdisk 6 Mb 11776 SunDisk SDP5B-6 Rev 2.00 213.62 1.0RC6.1 Andrea Franco MP130 US Very good version 1.0RC6.1 works well with MessagePad 130 upd
Adapter: SanDisk 4-in-1 PC Cars Adapter Model No.SDDR-65 Part No. 20-90-00065 (still to find in stores, i got mine 27-12-2003) Card: Sony Memory Stick MSA-16A 16MB 31680 Memory Card Adapter 20020812 381 1.0RC6.1 Henry Lerche Madsen eMate 300 upd
Adapter: SanDisk 4-in-1 PC Cars Adapter Model No.SDDR-65 Part No. 20-90-00065 (still to find in stores, i got mine 27-12-2003) Card: Olympus M-4P D3V10 4MB 8000 Memory Card Adapter 20020812 496 1.0RC6.1 Henry Lerche Madsen eMate 300 upd
Kingston 256Mb CF (model CF/256). Kingston branded Toshiba CF card w/ PQI CF-PCMCIA adapter 256Mb 500736 Toshiba THNCF256MBA 2.00 825/824/593 (avg. seq/btrfly/rand) 1.0RC5 Anthony Velasco MP2100 US Tested w/ 4 partitions. Purchased this card as an upgrade to the Nikon Coopix 5000 mentioned below. Performs adequately in the Newton, and writes with some delay in the camera. upd
Nikon Coolpix Starter Memory Card (Nikon branded Lexar CF Card - came with Nikon Coolpix 5000), 16 Mb (8x speed) 16Mb 31808 2221-016 rev. A V.1.00N 838/839/845 (avg. seq/btrfly/rand) 1.0RC5 Anthony Velasco MP2100 US Tested w/ 1 partition. Quick card, but maybe too small for some folks... still a better use in the Newton than in the camera, where it is much too small to hold a decent number of high resolution photos! upd
Transcend 128Mb (30x speed) CF w/PQI adapter 128Mb 251904 TS128MFLASHCP 2N3-0925 764/768/672 (avg. seq/btrfly/rand) 1.0RC5 Anthony Velasco MP2100 US 4 partitions, very fast and apparently stable. Still curious as to whether the faster cards (e.g. - 40x or greater) could work as well. Purchased CF card from newegg.com for under $39US... reasonable shipping too! Purchased CF-PCMCIA adapter from Fry's Electronics for under $15. Originally had a SanDisk 128CF, but it was WAY too slow. Using card for backups and some software storage - trying to offload a full MP2000U and 16MB memory card. upd
Viking 256MB CF w/ Kodak Picture Card Adapter 256MB 507904 SAMSUNG CF/ATA S1.18.4 560 1.0RC5 Dave Blank MP2100 US Demo version seems to run fine so far, hopefully Santa will bring me the full version :) upd
SanDisk CompactFlash PC Card Adapter With SanDisk CompactFlash Card 512MB 1000944 SDCFB-512 Vdg 8.21 475.014 1.0RC5 Christian Thompson MP2000 I have also used 64MB, and 128MB SanDisk CF cards w/ the same adapter. upd
Lexar Media 4x - 16 MB. Came w/ the Hot Shot USB card reader. In a Memorex PC Card adapter. For Type I CompactFlash. Running on a MP120 w/ NOS 2.0 16MB ? Lexar USB Hot Shot ? ? 1.0RC5 Richard Meyer MP120 US The previous beta versions could see the card & recognize it as a Lexar 16 MB Compact Flash card.
Just downloaded & installed the latest Demo version 1.0RC5.
It installs, but when I go to partition the media, it comes back w/ an error # 1, & to submit the error.
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Danelec 64Mb 64Mb 128512 LEXAR ATA FLASH v1.00 940/941 (read seq/read butterfly) 1.0RC5 Andy Collins MP2100 US Gave -10606 but partitioned/formatted OK. Not fast enough for MadMax (jitters) :-( upd
HiSpeed (PQI) 128Mb Compact Flash 128Mb 251904 "Flash Card" (Sic) 2N3-0925 784/782 (read-seq/read-butterfly) 1.0RC5 Andy Collins MP2100 US upd
SanDisk 40MB, 1995, labels say "FLASHDISK Mass Storage System" and "PCMCIA PC Card ATA". It is a full size PC card 40 MB 81920 SunDisk SDP3B-40 2.21 1.0RC4 John Skinner MP2100 US Using the Demo 1.0RC4. A tad bit faster than Demo 1.0RC3! This time I am using only one 4MB partition. upd
SanDisk CompactFlash PC Card Adapter With Kingmax CompactFlash Flash Card 256M 521728 KCF236M-SF6 REV2.4 1.0RC4 Julian Tyler MP2100 US upd
Canon FC-16M 16MB CF card from digital camera in a red SanDisk CF->PCMCIA adapter 16MB 31232 LEXAR ATA FLASH V1.02 726 1.0RC6.1 Victor Rehorst MP2100 US Appears to be a re-branded Lexar card. Card info says 3.3V.
Mode: I/O Contiguous, 16 bit, DMA=No, Queue=No, LBA=yes.
Sequential/Butterfly Read Avg: 727KB/sec
Random Read avg: 648KB/sec

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32MB PCMCIA ATA SanDisk SDP3B-32 32MB 62720 SDP3B-32 vdd 1.00 1.0RC4 Anthony.Ottowell MP2000 This is a card I got at a camera store.
It Has 32 MB Flashdisk Pcmcia Pc Card ATA on the top and Sandisk P/N SDP38-32-584
AA044HM
Made 10/31/00
SN:284086D
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IBM Microdrive 340MB with PCMCIA IBM PC-Card-Adapter for IBM microdrives 340 MB 700560 IBM-DMDM-10340 MD2IC501 1.0RC3 Jens Gleisberg MP2100 D Works!!! But.... upd
IBM Microdrive 1GB with PCMCIA IBM PC-Card-Adapter for IBM microdrives 1 GB 2104704 IBM-DSCM-11000 SC2IC915 1.0RC6.1 Jens Gleisberg MP2100 D Works!!!
BUT WHAT?
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ARITA(LIDL)128MB CF card with PCMCIA IBM PC-Card-Adapter for IBM microdrives 128 MB 250368 ARITA 128MC2CVF2A00Z5103 1.1 1.0RC3 Jens Gleisberg MP2100 D Works!!! upd
SanDisk 40MB, 1995, labels say "FLASHDISK Mass Storage System" and "PCMCIA PC Card ATA". It is a full size PC card. 40 MB 81920 SunDisk SDP3B-40 Rev 2.21 1.0RC3 John Skinner MP2100 US Using the Demo of 1.0RC3.
Seems slower with this version of ATA Support than the last. I Wonder if it is because I have two partitions this time?
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SanDisk 16MB CF card with SanDisk red CF->PCMCIA adaptor 16 MB 31360 SunDisk SDCFB-16 vcb 1.45 1.0RC3 Peter Prinzen MP2100 D upd
SanDisk 32MB CF card with SanDisk red CF->PCMCIA adaptor 32MB 62720 SanDisk SDCFB-32 Vdg 1.21 1.0RC3 Victor Rehorst MP2100 US Card had Silicon Casino and Nick's Testit installed. upd
Kodak-branded 4MB CF picture card (made by SanDisk) in red SanDisik CF->PCMCIA adaptor 4MB 7872 SunDisk SDCFB-4 vcb 1.13 1.0RC3 Victor Rehorst MP2100 US To compare, here are other speeds:
Internal: 8.9 s (11.2K/s)
10MB Linear card: 11.1s (9K/s)

CF card had two packages on it: Silicon Casino and Nick's Testit.
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SanDisk 32MB CF in Antec PCMCIA CompactFlash Adapter 32MB 62720 SanDisk SDCFB-32 Vdg 1.23 1.0RC3 Ashley Campbell MP2100 US Same card took 67 sec (1.4k/sec) on a stock eMate 300. upd
Canon FC-8M 8MB 15744 Hitachi XXM2.2.0 2.00 1.0RC3 Carsten Lemmen MP2100 D upd
Card: TOSHIBA THNCF 128MBA Adapter: SCM ADP-CF Typ I PCMCIA Compact Flash Adapter 128MB 250368 TOSHIBA THNCF 128MBA 2.00 1.0RC3 Eckard Brauer MP2100 D upd
Simple Tech pcmcia flash ata Type 1 32 62592 STI Flash 5.1.0 5.1.0 1.0RC2 Bruce MP2100 US One of gem enterprises ebay sales upd
32 MB SanDisk CompactFlash Card in a PCMCIA Adapter I bought off eBay (I cannot discern brand, but the seller's email is Wu Ching-yi: cnwmc@yahoo.com.au). 32MB 62720 SanDisk SDCFB-32 vdd 1.00 1.0RC2 Paul Davies MP2100 US Demo only so far. I need to save to get the full version - our dollar is about half yours. upd
SanDisk 128 mb Flashdisk PCMCIA PC Card ATA 128 mb 250880 SanDisk SDP3B-128 Vdg 1.21 1.0RC2 Glenn Ross MP2100 US Card will not partition initially as one store, generating a 1001029 error. However, it partitions properly as four stores, after which it seems to be able to be re-partitioned as one. upd
Kodak Picture Card 32MB CF, w/Kodak Picture Card Adapter. Both have standard Kodak logo yellow/red text labels. Came with my Kodak DC290 which I got for Xmas 1999. 32MB 62720 SunDisk SDCFB-32 vcb 1.34 1.0RC2 Troy V. Barkmeier MP2100 US Used the demo version. Will test the real thing once I scrape together the cash. :) upd
Medion 32MB in Hama PCMCIA CompactFlash Adapter 46919 32MB 63488 Ritek Co. 1.1 1.0RC3 Christian Schroeder MP2100 D Got once an -10606 error after partitioning, but it worked afterwards. upd
Medion 16MB in Hama PCMCIA CompactFlash Adapter 46919 16MB 31744 Ritek Co. 1.1 1.0RC3 Christian Schroeder MP2100 D Get got once an -1001022 error, but after giving it a second try it worked. upd
SanDisk 32MB CompactFlash in Hama PCMCIA CompactFlash Adapter 46919 32MB 62720 SanDisk SDCFB-32 vde 1.10 1.0RC3 Christian Schroeder MP2100 D Works! upd
Viking PCMCIA 24MB 47232 ATA_FLASH V1.02 732/739/735 (sequential/butterfly/random) 1.0RC6.1 Heiko T. Jansen MP2100 US Had used RC2-4 previously in demo mode. Then, purchased RC5 and the card stability and access speeds both appear to be greatly improved! Am using the 24MB card in single partition mode. The new interface is a bit easier to adjust to also.

Thanks for keeping the Newton functionality up to date Paul.
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I-O DATA CF Card Model PCCF-H48MS with I-O DATA CF Adapter Model PCCF-ADP 48 MB 94464 Hitachi CV 7.2.2 2.02 1.0RC2 David Clémençot MP2100 US I suffered from the "it worked with b10 but now I get error -10606" syndrome, but after I brainwiped the Newton, formatted the card, and restored the content of the Newt's memory everything is working fine. upd
SanDisk 85mb FlashDisk pcmcia pc card ata 81 mb 166400 SunDisk SDP3B-85 vcb 1.34 1.0RC2 Alex Solans MP2000 upd
SanDisk FLASHDISK PCMCIA PC Card ATA (Card is full size) SanDisk SDP3B-32 ATA Flash Memory 32MB 32MB 62720 SanDisk SDP3B-32 vdd 1.00 1.0RC2 Kihyun Moon eMate 300 http://www.zerohana.com

rc2 demo version ...Good...
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Casio CF-8 (SunDisk SDCFB-8) with Adapter Mobile Storage Series 8 MB 15680 SunDisk SDCFB-8 vcb 1.45 1.0RC3 Stefan Schwenke MP2100 D upd
SanDisk FLASHDISK PCMCIA PC Card ATA (Card is full size) 32 mb 62720 SanDisk SDP3B-32 vdd 1.00 1.0RC2 G.E. Ross MP2100 US upd
32MB noname cf card and noname adaptor (from Conrad Electronics) 31MB 62976 n/a verB.65 611.247 1.0RC6.1 Henning Theune MP2100 D Test: Read Sequential on empty card. upd
Pentax 8MB cf card and noname adapter (from Conrad Electronics) 8MB 15680 SanDisk SDP3B-8 vde 1.10 499.102 1.0RC6.1 Henning Theune MP2100 D Test: Read Sequential on empty card. upd
Pretec CF Card with Pretec ATA Adapter 32Mb 64000 CFA 4.0 687/764/693 1.0RC6.1 Michael Schaefer MP2000 Working Well. Speed and Stability are Good. upd
Card labeled as "Medion" (House brand of "Aldi" food discounter). Datafab Adapter 64MB 125184 Ritek Corporation 1.1 1.0RC3 Carsten Lemmen MP2100 D Does work with RC3, not compatible with Beta11..RC2 upd
Kodak Picture Card 48MB 1.0RC1 Glen MP2100 US upd
"Nikon" branded 8 MB Compact Flash (EC-8CF) in "Transcend" Adapter 8 MB 15680 SanDisk SDCFB-8 vde 1.10 1.0RC1 Jory Felice MP2100 US This is using the unregistered demo version. upd
ATA Type II PCMCIA flash card, no adapter. No brand name, purchased from www.datamem.com (DM55 026) 16MB 31360 MX_SSDC Rev.B -12T Ext MX 1.0EF 1.0RC1 Glen Warner eMate 300 (4MB) The card appears to be working well; has been in my eMate for about two weeks now. Lost data due to my not knowing what I was doing with the card (hey, I'm new to PDAs). Reformatted to one 4MB partition, restored card data from backup (always a good policy), and have been stable since. upd
SanDisk CompactFlash PC Card Adapter (red) with Canon 16MB CompactFlash memory card manufactured by SanDisk. 16 MB 1.0RC4 Harri Hohteri MP2100 US The card is recognized okay. Haven't done excessive testing yet. upd
Pretec Compact Flash with SanDisk red adapter. The CF card is blue with the P/N: ACT016. 16 MB 32000 16MB CTT 4.0 1.0RC2 Paul Guyot MP2100 US I've heard about Pretec cards that do not work. upd
Kingston 32MB Compact Flash w/ bundled PCMCIA adapter. 32MB 63488 TOSHIBA THNCF032MBA 2.00 1.0RC1 Michael Graham MP2100 US transfer time is for a 4MB store using the ATA demo. 30 seconds for a single store (32MB) with the registered version; 14 seconds with two stores (tested Store 1) and the registered version. upd
Sony 32MB Memory Stick (MSA-32A)in Sony Memory Stick/PC Card Adaptor (MSAC-PC2) 32MB 63424 MEMORYSTICK 32M 16K SONY1.00 1.0RC1 Ashley Campebll MP2100 US upd
SanDisk 40MB, 1995, labels say "FLASHDISK Mass Storage System" and "PCMCIA PC Card ATA". It is a full size PC card. 40 MB 81920 SunDisk SDP3B-40 Rev 2.21 1.0RC1 John Skinner MP2100 US Using the Demo of 1.0RC1.
35.9 seconds (2.7 k/sec) for this card, as compared to 12 seconds (8.3 k/sec) for Linear Pretec 32 MB flash card. All works though.
Label says SanDisk, firmware says SunDisk?
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Full size ATA card. One can read: "Image memory card - EC-15". Flash ATA High Speed. 15 MB 28560 MTC-30116 Ver2.50u 1.0RC2 Paul Guyot MP2100 US Card used in my NPDS server since RC1 was released. upd
Unbranded CompactFlash card with SanDisk red adapter. 16 MB 31488 Hitachi CV 6.1.2 Rev 1.02 1.0RC5 Paul Guyot MP2100 US Card used for development. Was bought from timasci (http://www.timasci.com). Adapter was bought in a local shop. upd

 

 

Recognized but abnormally slow cards

ATA Support does not display any error when using these cards but they are abnormally slow (more than 30 seconds with Nick's TestIt) and this is probably caused by a compatibility issue.

Description Capacity (nominal) Number of sectors Model Firmware Raw read transfer rate (KB/s) Version Name Newton Comment Update
Kingston 128MB with generic type I/II CF-PCMCIA adapter. 128MB 250368 Hitachi XX.V.3.3.0.0 Rev 0.00 707.214 1.0RC6.1 Rhonda Hyslop MP2100 US Nick's TestIt returned 30.6 seconds, 32.3, and 32.2 on three consecutive tests. upd
Toshiba pcmcia HDD 2Gb card serial 21N40772G 2000Mb 3931200 Toshiba MK2001MPL W1.31N 1004 1.0RC6.1 Marcel van der Boom MP2100 US Read tests:
Sequential: 1004 KB/s
Butterfly : 925 KB/s
Random : 57 KB/s

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Nikon-branded Lexar 16 MB CF card, 8x speed. P/N 2221-016. SanDisk PCMCIA adapter used. 16 MB 31808 LEXAR ATA FLASH V1.00N 839.772/844.595/850.629 (sequential/butterfly/random) 1.0RC6.1 Sean McGroty MP2100 US Nick's TestIt, 93.5 seconds (1 K/sec)
923.191/87.7193/47.0762 (sequential/butterfly/random) with built-in write test
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Lexar 256 MB "High Speed" CompactFlash card w/ Write Acceleration Technology logo, 16x rating (p/n 2176, rev. a) used with SanDisk PCMCIA adapter. 256 MB 503808 LEXAR ATA FLASH V1.01 676.407/672.766/607.829 (sequential/butterfly/random) 1.0RC6.1 Sean McGroty MP2100 US Reading is faster than writing, 954.563/50.3271/25.73 (sequential/butterfly/random) with built-in write tests, 159.7 seconds (0.6 K/sec) with Nick's TestIt. upd
Lexar Professional 1 GB CompactFlash card, p/n 2176, rev. a (16x speed) with SanDisk PCMCIA adapter. 1 GB 2014992 LEXAR ATA FLASH V1.00 670.601/670.781/606.355 (sequential/butterfly/random) 1.0RC6.1 Sean McGroty MP2100 US Writing is far slower than reading
850.629/39.6882/20.2972 (sequential/butterfly/random) with built-in tests, Nick's TestIt took 200.4 seconds (0.4 K/sec)
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Card: SanDisk 128MB ComapctFlash Adapter: Compact Flash Type1 Adapter 128 MB 250880 SanDisk SDCFB-128 Vdg 8.21 min 11/max554/Ave497 1.0RC6.1 Heiko Cultus MP2100 D Nick TestIt: 109,4s upd
"hp invent" branded 4 MB CF card, with Pretes PCMCIA adaptor 4 MB 7872 Micron MTCF004A ROM70702 1.0RC3 Bernd Muellejans MP2100 US works fine apart from low speed upd
256 MB PIXO-branded Card (Manufactured by Samsung)w SanDisk red CF->PCMCIA adaptor 256 MB 503808 SAMSUNG CF/ATA Rev. 1.15 1.0RC3 Peter Prinzen MP2100 D NTI with demo and 4 MB Partition sometimes about 60 sec, now with Full Version and 4 64 MB Stores takes about 32 to 38 sec upd
Samsung SM 64M Datatek SM Adapter 64M 0 6MCI22CA 1.0RC2 Sunghoon Jeong MP2100 US But It is very good to store a lot of pictures and datas. upd
No name PCMCIA Ata Flash Card (label says FMC-23016M ATA) 16 MB 31744 n/a VER4.53 1.0RC3 Stefan Schwenke MP2100 D upd
SanDisk 128 MB 128 2100 latest 1.0RC1 G. Hart MP2100 US upd
Delkin 32MB CF card, labeled DDCFFLS2-32, Simple Technology CF adapter 32 MB 62976 Hitachi CV 7.2.2 Rev 2.02 1.0RC1 Ken Hagler MP2100 US Although the test time is over 30 seconds, I'm not sure this is really "abnormally slow." My internal store takes considerably longer. upd
Smart Media 32. Brand: Memup (http://www.memup.com). Adapter: brand: dane-elec. Remark: SmartMedia adapters are active components. 32 MB 64000 n/a V1.10.00 1.0RC2 Paul Guyot MP2100 US The adapter is recognized as a CompactFlash or compatible (because it uses the compact flash ATA commands) upd
Nikon 8MB CF card, marked "EC-8CF," manufactured by SanDisk. Simple Technology CF adapter. 8 MB 15680 SunDisk SDCFB-8 vcb 1.34 1.0RC1 Ken Hagler MP2100 US Im not sure this should really count as "abnormally slow," even though its over 30 seconds, because it takes about twice as long on my internal store. upd
Lexar CF 8x 16MB, p/n 2177, Rev A Adapter: radioShack CF adapter Cat no.: 25-936 16MB 31808 Lexar ATA Flash v1.01 1.0RC1 Donald Wilson MP2100 US upd

 

 

Recognized but incompatible cards

When these cards are inserted, the ATA Support dialog pops up, which means that the identify command succeeded. However, the compatibility test or the partitionning fail (probably because the write command fails).

Description Capacity (nominal) Number of sectors Model Firmware Version Name Newton Comment Update
SanDisk Flashdisk 128MB PCMCIA PC Card ATA 128MB 250880 SanDisk SDP3B-128 Vdg 1.23 1.0RC4 Ryan Abel MP2100 US Tried partitioning with all store options, and zero every sector/check card's compatibility combinations. Fails with: "An ATA Support internal error (#-1001029) occurred. Could you please report it?" upd
Toshiba ATA Flash card, Full PC Card Type II size, model # from back: TH6SS160402AAA. 5V, 16 bit. 40MB 79872 TH6SSFA S2TS226 1.0RC2 Victor Rehorst MP2100 US Card recognized by ATA, throws an error when attempting to partition it. Recognized in I/O Contiguous mode. upd
SanDisk 32MB Flashdisk (full size) P/N SDP3B-32-584 32 MB 1.0RC2 Tom McDougal MP2100 US Works on one MP2100 but not my other one. Errors: "...cannot be read... -48022 Erase first?" then "There is a problem with this card -10606" A hard reset ("brainwipe") did not fix the problem. upd
Canon FC-8M. Datafab Adapter 8MB 15744 Hitachi XXM2.2.0 2.00 1.0RC2 Carsten Lemmen MP2100 D upd
silicontech 448MB ATA FLASH MEMORY CARD 448 MB 876015 Hitachi CVM 1.1.1 Rev1.01 1.0RC3 Kihyun Moon eMate 300 http://www.zerohana.com/emate300atarc2.htm

silicontech 448 MB ATA card -->ATA RC2 Test : error 1001029, error 10606,
error 10574
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silicontech 448MB ATA FLASH MEMORY CARD 448 MB 876015 Hitachi CVM 1.1.1 Rev1.01 1.0RC3 Kihyun Moon MP2100 US http://www.zerohana.com/newtonatarc2.htm

silicontech 448 MB ATA card -->ATA RC2 Test : error 1001029, error 10606,
error 10574
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Apacer CF 128 MB 128 MB 253440 APACER_CF_128MB verB.65 1.0RC2 Stefan Schwenke MP2100 D Card works fine with ATASupport 1.0b10. With ATA Support 1.0 RC2 I get error -10606 after partitioning. upd
Micron 4 MB CF, Pretec and "no name"-PCMCIA-Adapter 4 MB 7872 MTACF004A 70702 1.0RC2 Bernd Muellejans MP2100 US different error codes when trying to partition the card (-10606, 215596032, 216238080, 215629824, 216339456, 215663616) upd
Pretec 16 MB CF, SN ACT 016, with Pretec PCMCIA-Adaptor 16 MB 32000 CFA CONETCAT00102800 3.0 1.0RC2 Bernd Muellejans MP2100 US error codes -1001003 and -10606, not possible to partition or mount upd
Just an Adapter: Centon Electronics Inc adapter Part Number KCF-AT (I think) v 1.0 n/a 1.0RC1 Donald Wilson MP2100 US Any card put in it is unable to be partitioned. The same cards do work via a RadioShack adapter. upd
Nikon EC-8CF. Datafab Adapter 8MB 15680 SunDisk SDCFB vcb 1.34 1.0RC2 Carsten Lemmen MP2100 D upd
Adapter: San Disk CF to PCMCIA (red label) Card: Older 4MB SanDisk CF card SDCFB (c) 97 Made in USA PAT 5070032...5279148 on back 4MB 7872 Sundisk SDCFB-4 rev 3.10 1.0RC1 Brian Ogilvie MP2100 US Again, most not recognized with -10580s. When it is recognized, I get -1001116 while partioning or then -1001021 while zeroing. Never successfully put data on this card either. upd
Adapter: SanDisk CF to PCMCIA (red label) Card: 16MB SanDisk card with SDCFB (c) 99 PAT 5070032,5172338,5418752,5602987 on back. 16MB SDCFB 1.0RC1 Brian Ogilvie MP2100 US Card only recognized sometimes and never successfully used. I get -10580 on insertion mostly, but if I get the card recognized at random then I can get -1001116 while partitioning and -1001021 while zeroing. upd
SanDisk CompactFlash PC Card Adapter (red) with Pretec 128MB CompactFlash memory card. 128 MB 250368 CF 128MB Rev 1.01 1.0RC1 Harri Hohteri MP2100 US Gives -10606. upd
SanDisk CompactFlash PC Card Adapter (red) with Dane-elec 64MB CompactFlash memory card. DA-COMFLASH-64MB C 1 064 B - TOS 0130 9999 1000 64 125184 TOSHIBA THNCF064MAA 1.1 1.0RC1 Harri Hohteri MP2100 US Gives -10606. upd
SD DaneElec. The back says: Model No. HPC-SD16M HAGIWARA SYS-COM MMC/SD Adapter: the brand is Datafab: http://www.datafab.com. Remark: for SDs, the adapter is an active component. 16 MB 29120 PCMCIA ADAPTER 1.0RC2 Paul Guyot MP2100 US Not only writing to card fails but after a while it doesn't seem to work.
It takes forever to get the card slip because the Newton waits for the card until the timeout expires.
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Adapter: RadioShack CF Adapter Card: centon 32MB CF card (32MCOMFLASH2, v 1.6) 32MB 64000 n/a 7.0 1.0RC1 Donald Wilson MP2100 US On Partitioning, Zeroing Sectors results in -1001021 error. upd

 

 

Unrecognized cards

When these cards are inserted, the Newton displays an error -10582. The identification failed. If you get another error, please contact me.

Description Capacity (nominal) Version Name Newton Comment Update
64 mb Centenial ATA flash Solid State 61.5 1.0RC6.1 Thoma Mattox MP2100 US upd
Nortel Networks ATA Flash 64mb also says at the bottom of the card Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. 64 1.0RC6.1 Dan MP2100 US It does not work at all. Upon inserting it says "There is a problem with this card" and a ok buttion but that is it. upd
Memorex 32MB in a Dazzle CompactFlash Card Adapter 32MB 1.0RC2 Marco MP130 US upd
intel value series 200 flash 64MB Memory card 64 MB 1.0RC2 Kihyun Moon eMate 300 http://www.zerohana.com

rc2 demo version

Paul's Comment: this isn't an ATA card but a linear card.
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intel value Series200 Flash 64Mb Memory card 64 MB 1.0RC2 Kihyun Moon MP2100 US http://www.zerohana.com

rc2 demo version

Paul's Comment: this isn't an ATA card but a linear card.
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Noname 12 MB PCMCIA Flash Card 12 MB 1.0RC2 Stefan Schwenke MP2100 D Card works fine (even slow but stable) with ATASupport 1.0b10. With ATA Support 1.0 RC2 I get error -1001021 during partitioning. upd

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