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SmartMedia™ Memory Card/SSFDC & Adapter*
This guide is will cover the installation and care of Viking’s SmartMedia Memory
Card/Solid State Floppy Disk Card (SSFDC) and adapter.
Description Viking P/N
SmartMedia Adapter - Dual Voltage SSFDC/A2,RSSFDC/A2
2MB SmartMedia Memory Card - 3.3 Volt SSFDC3/2,RSSFDC3/2
4MB SmartMedia Memory Card - 3.3 Volt SSFDC3/4,RSSFDC3/4
8MB SmartMedia Memory Card - 3.3 Volt SSFDC3/8,RSSFDC3/8
16MB SmartMedia Memory Card - 3.3 Volt SSFDC3/16,RSSFDC3/16
2MB SmartMedia Memory Card - 5 Volt SSFDC/2,RSSFDC/2
4MB SmartMedia Memory Card - 5 Volt SSFDC/4,RSSFDC/4
*Adapter sold separately.
Electro Static Discharge (ESD) can damage electronic components. Before touching the mem-
ory module,ensure that you are discharged of static electricity by touching a grounded metal
BASIC HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS:
• Do not bend or flex the card or the adapter.
• Do not drop the card or the adapter.
• Do not touch the gold leads on the card.
• Keep the card and adapter away from moisture.
• Keep the card and adapter out of direct sun light.
1. Position the adapter so that the Viking logo on its label is facing up. Insert the
SmartMedia memory card, with the gold leads on the card facing up, into the adapter.
For easy removal of the card from the adapter,there will be a small portion of the card
still visible when installed in the adapter. To remove the card from the adapter, firmly
grasp the edge of the card protruding from the adapter and pull it out.
2.Insert the adapter with the Viking logo on its label facing up into one of your comput-
er’s PC Card slot. Then firmly press the card into the slot to ensure it is completely seat-
ed. The adapter can only be
seated into this slot one way do
the the keying on the adapter.
Note: The SmartMedia memory
can be inserted or removed into
the adapter when the computer
is either on or off.
3. In most systems the
SmartMedia card is seen like a
In Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 based systems,go to the icon “My Computer” on your
systems desktop and double-click on it. You should see the SmartMedia card listed.
For Apples with Mac OS 7.53 or later (with Macintosh PC Exchange loaded), the
SmartMedia card will appear on the desktop.
Simply double-click on the SmartMedia card to open it. Information can them be placed
or retrieved from it like any other storage device.
ATTENTION DIAMOND RIO USERS:
Once a SmartMedia™ memory card has been used in the Diamond Rio PMP300, it can
only be used within this device.
This compatibility issue is due to the proprietary formatting of SmartMedia™ memory
cards by the Diamond Rio PMP300.
1.If the SmartMedia card and adapter are not seen by your computer.
• Some systems may have all of their IRQ’s occupied by built-in devices. A built-in device
may need to be disabled.
WARRANTY & DISCLAIMERS:
All Viking Components products have been thoroughly tested free of defects in material and work-
manship. If any malfunction should occur while using one of our products in its recommended envi-
ronment,Viking,at its option,will repair or replace the product at no charge,provided the product
or any part thereof has not been abused,misused,neglected,replaced,repaired or modified. Viking
shall make the final determination as to the existence and the cause of any defect. Viking will not
repair or replace products designated as having a “Limited Lifetime”which fail solely because their
estimated life has expired. No warranty is made with respect to customer products produced to
original purchaser specifications except as specifically stated in writing by Viking.
All shipping costs shall be the responsibility of the purchaser.
Except as provided herein,there are no express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness
for a particular purpose. Under no circumstances will Viking Components be liable in any way to the
purchaser for any damages,including but not limited to lost revenue,lost wages,or any other inci-
dental or consequential damages arising out of the use of or inability to use this product. Viking
reserves the right to make modifications in both hardware and software without prior notifications.
All Viking Components are 100% guaranteed compatible with the OEM machines for which they are
designed. All OEM's names,trademarks and part numbers are used for identification purposes only,
and in no way imply that any of our products are original equipment parts.
Apple,Mac and Macintosh PC Exchange are registered trademarks of Apple Computer,Inc.
Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Diamond Rio is a registered trademark of Diamond Multimedia System,Inc.
All other trademarks mentioned are property of their holders.
Copyright 1999 Viking Components,Inc.
SMARTMEDIA™ MEMORY CARD/SSFDC
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