Re: [NTLK] PCMCIA Hard Drive in a Newton?

From: Ivan Kowalenko <>
Date: Tue Jul 18 2006 - 13:39:26 EDT

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On Jul 18, 2006, at 03.48, Andrew Smallshaw wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 09:17:07PM -0500, Matthew Atkinson wrote:


> I don't see why not, though bear in mind that the current
> requirements are
> going to be far higher than a memory card with a corresponding
> effect on
> battery life.

Well, is that entirely true? I mean, newer storage devices are often
pretty power efficient. If 512 MB SD cards consumed 16x more power
than 32 MB SD cards, then there would be a lot of unhappy digital
camera, MP3 player, and PDA owners out there. True, as a hard disk,
it WILL consume more, but is it really going to have that HUGE of an
effect (>10% for example) on battery life?
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