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Problem With SD Card

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First of all Merry Christmas!!!

My problem: I have the LOR 1602 MP3 Diretor. It is directing 14 controllers. All controllers are within 15 feet of each other. I have my show ( 19 minutes) on a Lexar 256MB SD Card. After making some changes to a couple of sequences, I put the show on a SanDisk 1GB Card. Using the SanDisk card, three of the six sequences are out of time. The sequences will be out of time at the start and then about half way through the sequences they will catch up.

I'm wondering if the problem could be the larger capacity sd card. I don't want to use the 256 card for fear of the same problem happening on it.

Any insight will be greatly appreciated.



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I have noticed that one of my 9 songs is doing that this year. Not sure where it is but I think there is a checkbox or button or something in the Hardware Utility (controller tab maybe) that will allow you to speed up the signal by 1/10th second or so. Useful for folks running lots of controllers. I've not used it but it might be something to look into. The directors are picky about the SD cards they "get along with." Might be that. I'm not sure either about the largest mb card the director will work with. Also, I think there is a mp3 director firmware update that might allow more brands to be used besides Lexar. I didn't do the update since my director was already set up outside in the LOR controller when I found out about it. Someone correct me if I'm wrong here.

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Make sure you do the "lockstep" it pops up a warning about, it could also be the card... I have a 2GB card I use for animations and extra stuff and I know it works with it, it's a "DANE-ELEC" SD card. SanDisk is a really big name though... I'd suggest clearing the card and adding your show to it again, give it another try. If that doesn't work find another brand of card. I'd say the smaller the better, but small cards are hard to find these days. I don't know what the limit is the mini director can handle... I have a digital camera that's a little older now and I know I had to buy a different card for it (2GB) than what the new standard was as it wouldn't support the new ones.

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