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Old 29 June 2008, 08:01   #4
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Originally Posted by Jope View Post
There is also another thing that physically separates 16bit and 32bit.. In the picture, looking into the connector, you can see that on the left side there are two guiding strips and on the right side there's only one. For a 16bit card, the single strip is thin, for a 32bit card, the right hand strip is thick. This should prevent you from plugging a 32bit card into a 16bit slot unless you use excess force.

There are exceptions.
The PCMCIA Multicard reader many of us bought, has a cardbus notch on the side but it's actually NOT a cardbus device. It does not have the strip of yellow bumps though so that IS a good measure
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