Over the years the media card formats have shrunk. I can remember when compact flash and smart media were once big (I had a FujiFilm cam that used smart media) and the new formats were expensive/non existent.
With devices shrinking in size there was a need for smaller cards…. but this brings up the question “When is small too small?
When i went to my Palm Treo 700p I had found that my old 512mb sd card was dying… it was cheaper for me to get 2gb MicroSD cards with their included adapters than to get the older SD format. The new cards i got inspired me to to do this photo set that places MicroSD next to many common objects.
It is always sad looking back at what you once had… For example when scanning old photos in I found these two shots of my old setup. What makes the picture even more sad is that I don’t live there ay more. Anyway it is a quite typical setup…. HP Deskjet 600c Printer,Proview 14″ crt, Koss speakers,Tons of floppys around,5.25 Floppy Drive, qic80 Tape drive, mitsumi scroll mouse on main machine.Tandy 12″ green screen cga monitor,datatrain keyboard, dexa mouse on the old tandy.It’s amazing how I remembered so much about that setup… Now that hp deskjet was HELL to refill but I kept it going for a far bit of time after my dad passed on to a new printer.
As per the OS’s they ran…: On Main Desk: Tower on desk I belive was Win98 (Right) and tower on floor (Left) i believe was Win 3.11 for workgroups, On 2nd desk: The Tany 1000 (A crappy hybred 286 with 8bit isa slots and cga graphics) obviously runs dos/tandy deskmate. What is interesting to see is how i achieved two machines on one desk… I couldn’t do that on my current desk since they are not at the same level.
Well that’s all for now…. Enjoy the pictures posted below