1. stephen_az's Avatar
    I haven't seen a thread on this so I thought I would mention - sorry if it has been mentioned and I just missed it. Contrary to the spec's mentioned previously (and still posted at the top of this forum), Microsoft's official specs identify the RT as having a MicroSDXC slot instead of just MicroSDHC. That opens up a potential for much greater storage capacity down the line.
    10-17-2012 02:40 PM
  2. Digital Moe's Avatar
    Des anyone know if the RT actually has a limit of what it will recognise on the SD slot?
    10-17-2012 03:25 PM
  3. stephen_az's Avatar
    Des anyone know if the RT actually has a limit of what it will recognise on the SD slot?
    SDXC should define the limit - it is a hardware limitation, not software. I expect for larger capacities above 32 GB though you will need to use exFAT as the format.
    10-17-2012 03:53 PM
  4. Vallos's Avatar
    This is from the overview details on the order page:

    "Ports and Connectivity

    Bring your entire media collection with you wherever you go. A microSDXC card slot lets you add up to 64 GB of extra storage. Show off everything on the big screen using the HD video out port. Full-size USB port and Bluetooth 4.0 provide clutter-free connections with wireless mice and headsets. Dual 2x2 MIMO antennas provide reliable internet connectivity."
    10-17-2012 04:13 PM
  5. VagrantWade's Avatar
    This is from the overview details on the order page:

    "Ports and Connectivity

    Bring your entire media collection with you wherever you go. A microSDXC card slot lets you add up to 64 GB of extra storage. Show off everything on the big screen using the HD video out port. Full-size USB port and Bluetooth 4.0 provide clutter-free connections with wireless mice and headsets. Dual 2x2 MIMO antennas provide reliable internet connectivity."

    Well they don't even make anything bigger than 64gb I don't think.
    10-17-2012 04:27 PM
  6. theefman's Avatar
    This is from the overview details on the order page:

    "Ports and Connectivity

    Bring your entire media collection with you wherever you go. A microSDXC card slot lets you add up to 64 GB of extra storage. Show off everything on the big screen using the HD video out port. Full-size USB port and Bluetooth 4.0 provide clutter-free connections with wireless mice and headsets. Dual 2x2 MIMO antennas provide reliable internet connectivity."
    Standard practice by a lot of manufacturers to only advertise compatiblity with the current largest capacity drive. If the hardware follows the standard correctly it should be compabible with larger sizes as they are released in the future.
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    10-17-2012 04:56 PM
  7. evilrobot's Avatar
    Well they don't even make anything bigger than 64gb I don't think.
    Yeah, I went looking for a 128GB this morning and came up dry. I'm hoping that I'll be able to get one of those (if/when) they make them to put my user files on - so hopefully they are stating the 64GB limit only because that's the biggest one available for now.
    10-17-2012 05:04 PM
  8. jdevenberg's Avatar
    Yeah, I went looking for a 128GB this morning and came up dry. I'm hoping that I'll be able to get one of those (if/when) they make them to put my user files on - so hopefully they are stating the 64GB limit only because that's the biggest one available for now.
    They state that maximum because, since it is the largest that exists, they cannot test with anything larger than 64 GB, so they can't promise it will work with anything larger. We won't know if it works with larger cards until larger cards exist.
    10-17-2012 08:12 PM
  9. stephen_az's Avatar
    Well they don't even make anything bigger than 64gb I don't think.
    I believe there are larger cards but they are not commercially available. Therefore, 64GB is the defacto largest it uses (and SOP is to list that as the maximum) but that does not mean it is the largest it can eventually use. SDXC is a hardware standard that extends beyond the current limits. As for when something might be available that is commercially feasible, I would just generally remind people to think back just a couple years and ask themselves whether they ever thought they would be inserting a 32 GB card in a camera.
    10-17-2012 09:26 PM
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