CF to PC Card Converter
PCMCIA card slots are the card slots that most laptops currently
have. However, with laptops getting smaller and smaller, this seems
likely to change. Many smaller laptops and pocket PCs have Compact
Compact Flash(CF) is derived from PCMCIA. With a Compact
flash to PCMCIA converter, you can use many PCMCIA cards with the
CF slot on your newer, smaller computer. Before you purchase the
CF to PCMCIA adapter, you will want to check on a few things:
1. Make sure that your PCMCIA card operates at 3.3V.
2. Make sure your PCMCIA cards power consumption is 500mA. If it is
higher, then your CF slot will not work with it.
3. Make sure that there is a driver available for your Pocket PC to use
that PCMCIA card
4. CF slots use 11 address lines to communicate with CF cards, while
PCMCIA slots use 26 address lines. Make sure that your PCMCIA card only
uses 11 of its 26 for communication.
If you are unsure of any of these specs, then contact the
manufacturer or vendor of the PCMCIA card, and ask them the same