Dash Cams.. DO NOT USE 64 GIG cards

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    I know this has been mentioned in several places already but I have just had a PM from someone who is very upset after trying to format two 64 gig cards and having them fail.

    Further.. As I am making sod all out of them other than a load of work and a load of grief, after the next batch arrives I will NOT be ordering any more..

    Reading between the lines I believe the person who ran in to trouble expects me to pay for the duff cards..
    I am sorry to all those who have ordered but once this next lot of 50 arrive and are sent out thats it..

    I simply do not need the problems and as its all been done at cost price there is no way I can cover problems

    Again sorry to disappoint but the 50 arriving in about 10 days time will be the last
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    As you know there are loads of fake cards out there and many utilities to test and possible restore cards.

    All is not lost yet.
     
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    I demand a refund for the 10 I bought :(
     
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    Thanks for bothering, John.
    Mine is spot on.
     
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  5. OllieUK

    OllieUK Read Only Funster

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    Mine works PERFECTLY with the recommended 32gb card.
    Why would anyone put a 2nd 64gb card in when the 1st did not work?? furthermore why would it be the suppliers fault to compensate for the loss of the 2 cards which were not the correct type to use...
    It's the person who made the cockup who is at fault here for NOT reading the instructions before using the item..

    some people need nursing all their life. pfft.
     
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    I was going to order one, sad reflection that some don't realise when someone is going a good deed. You certainly have my appreciation and would hope that on reflection you may receive an apology from the aggrieved party.
     
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    Mines working perfectly with a 16gb cards thanks John
     
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  8. Billy23

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    John, I didn't order one as I am in Spain quite a bit, but if he ( whoever he is) wants to return it to you. Let me know and I will have it off you and figure out how to get it over to me.

    I will say that lots of that sort of equipment will not accept 64 gig cards, as perhaps lots would know.
     
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    Bailey58 Funster Life Member

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    Haven't been following these threads since I had mine from John's first batch so don't know why anybody would need a 64gb card. Like lunarman I used a 16gb following John's advice and it holds hours of data.
     
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    This thread has prompted me to dig out mine, I had it from the first order & had forgotten all about it, still in box....oops :rolleyes:
     
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  11. TheBig1

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    it sounds like they were fake 64gb cards. as you know, theres lots about that have been tampered with to make small cards appear to have a larger available content. once reformatted, these fake cards become unreadable and worthless

    ive been using a 32gb card in mine and had absolutely no problems

    sad to hear youve had hassle over doing somebody a favour, but theres always one spoils it
     
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    I bought 2 cards from Amazon and both were faulty, got refund without questions so the 62gb cards could be faulty too,,,i know they are not the right one for the cameras, but the camera trying to format them would knack them up.....the ones i bought were 32gb, but he could have the same problem too,,,, i bought a 32gb from tesco and it works perfect...
     
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  13. Chris

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    People do take the piss don't they John?

    Very happy with mine. I have a 16gb card I have bought.

    If it has a problem I really don't care.

    Sorry you have come across a Funster piss taker
     
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    John - I'm sure you're efforts were appreciated by 99% - sadly there's always 1 that spoils the party.
    Well done for your endeavour - and I note mine will not be coming as I only added my order on this week - no worries(y)
     
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    Did I read right?

    He bought two 64GB Cards at £15 each.

    At that price even Del Boy would have a problem convincing me that they were genuine Cards when 64GB Cards from Amazon are double that price and Fleabay is the only place to buy such low price cards.

    Does anyone wonder why the cards are so cheap?

    I think the OP has the answer – they're crap!

    Don't even consider giving him any money back.
     
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  16. golly

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    Why would you want 64 gig anyway, the only time I look at mine is when something untoward or interesting happens, 16 gig is ample as it just records in a loop.
     
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    Quite happy to receive mine John when you are ready, but if it is not here by Friday 31st October I will be away in Spain until early December then home for Xmas/New Year with the family/ grandchildren before returning to Spain, I will PP you the money if you PM your details if you can supply before I leave if not see you when I return in December.

    Regards
    Bob
     
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    Hopefully im in the next batch. I can't believe how ungrateful some people are.
    Whoever you are... Your inability to read the thread and your ignorance on technical things is just that.... Yours. £15 for a 64gig card... Seriously. And now you messed it up for loads of people. Nice one. I hope you're proud.. I'm sure you're £30 for both cards will be refunded by the manufacturer with no problem.
     
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    sorry to hear that john. when I see you at thetford. I will get you a scotch.
     
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  20. Hymie

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    I think whoever this ingrate is he should look to his decision to buy crappy dodgy micro SD cards.

    Normally, if the card is beyond the system capacity it will fail to recognise the card and therefore will not attempt to format it.

    Sounds to me like whoever it is is talking sh!te.

    Hymie
     
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