Minolta RD-175 (how to clone memory cards)

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Minolta RD-175 (how to clone memory cards)

Post by Reede » Tue May 24, 2011 2:49 pm

Hi, this is my first post in this forum.
I have been collecting cameras for about 15 years and I have a lot of early digital SLR cameras.
Recently I started a blog about my collection. It's still in the beginning.
The first post was about the Minolta RD-175.
If someone is interested in getting the software and drivers for this camera please check

http://thecameracollectors.blogspot.com/

Please bear in mind that English is not my “mother tongue”...
I've managed a way of cloning the CF or PCMCIA cards for the RD-175.
I the next week I will post an ISO image of a card and the software to clone it, so that you may use these cameras without the SCSI Cards and cables.

Cheers,
Reede

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Re: Minolta RD-175

Post by Webmaster » Tue May 24, 2011 4:32 pm

Hello and welcome!

Congratulations! Creating working memory cards for the RD-175 is no trivial task. I've tried this myself, using several different programs, but could never find a working solution. Please share. Looking forward to follow your blog!

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Re: Minolta RD-175

Post by Reede » Sat May 28, 2011 11:39 pm

Thank you, Jarle.
I updated the blog with the "How to clone Minolta RD-175 cards" post.

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Re: Minolta RD-175 (how to clone memory cards)

Post by Webmaster » Sun May 29, 2011 12:07 pm

Thank you. I've downloaded your card image (58 MB .pbd file) and successfully restored the disk image to an old 512 MB CF card. Works perfectly!

I've changed the subject title of this thread and added a link to your page in my own ActionCam article. Great news!

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Re: Minolta RD-175 (how to clone memory cards)

Post by dannno » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:15 pm

I am planning to get an RD 175. I stumbled across this site in my search for the encessary software. I found that the files needed to clone the Rd 175 card are no longer on line. Can someone please help me on this?
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Re: Minolta RD-175 (how to clone memory cards)

Post by Webmaster » Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:05 am

dannno wrote:I am planning to get an RD 175. I stumbled across this site in my search for the encessary software. I found that the files needed to clone the Rd 175 card are no longer on line. Can someone please help me on this?
Dannno
Welcome to the forum. You can download the file here for a limited time: http://ge.tt/48WLLBO/v/0?c

Follow instructions in post above. Good luck.

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Re: Minolta RD-175 (how to clone memory cards)

Post by dannno » Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:42 am

Jarle,

Thanks for being so responsive and helpful! I have downloaded the file. I checked out easus website. Todo is available for a free 15 day trial. I won't be downloadng it yet for that reaon. I need to get my camera first!
Best regards,
Dan

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Re: Minolta RD-175 (how to clone memory cards)

Post by dannno » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:54 pm

HI,
Ok, I got my RD 175. I downloaded the image, and followed proceedure to clone to CF card. I put it in the camera and take photos. Great! I take CF card, put in card reader, download photos to PC. Wonderful! I put card back in camera and get error message. Then I have to re-format and clone again.....
Any suggestions?
Dan

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Re: Minolta RD-175 (how to clone memory cards)

Post by dannno » Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:17 pm

Ok, now I think I get it. I need to think of memory as digital film, not a memory card. It must be processed before it can be reused.
Here are a few shots
http://danlennerphotos.smugmug.com/Phot ... 813_2SxdL9
Dan

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