Duplicating SD cards en masse

AJ ONeal coolaj86 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 11:39:03 MDT 2011


I found a nifty python project for the DIY duplicator:

https://bitbucket.org/thayne/msc-tools/src/e9cfac794732/docs/msc-clone.rst

AJ ONeal


On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 11:49 PM, AJ ONeal <coolaj86 at gmail.com> wrote:

> FYI: The SD Card Duplicators listed on Amazon are falsely advertised - at
> least the NexCopy one.
>
> The ad makes it seem that the duplicator is standalone, but it is not. I
> know because I have it.
>
>
>
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> *NexCopy SD Card Duplicator* (NOT standalone) $1,4000
>
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Duplicator-Target-microSD-Adaptors-Nexcopy/dp/B003UBKNSK/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1298788572&sr=1-2
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> *DIY SD Card Duplicator $400
> *(Exact same as above, but you make your own box and you get CF, SDHC,
> MemoryStick, etc, etc, etc)
>
> 2x Pluggable USB Hub
> http://www.amazon.com/12-Port-USB-2-0-HUB-Adapter/dp/B003WV4A4Q/ref=sr_1_4?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1298788353&sr=1-4
>
> 20x Kingston Card Reader
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Kingston-Flash-Memory-Reader-FCR-HS219/dp/B00109Y2DQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1298788540&sr=1-1
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> 1x Make a box to hide the cables
>
>
>
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> *DIY Standalone SD Card Duplicator with Touch Screen *$900
> (Same as above, plus fun little goodies inside)
>
> 1x Gumstix Touch Screen kit
> http://www.gumstix.com/store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=253
>
>
> AJ ONeal
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 11:42 AM, AJ ONeal <coolaj86 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I've got a client who has a product that will be shipped hundreds at a
>> time that each have an sd card
>>
>>
>> The catch is that each card needs to be stamped with a unique id in a
>> file.
>>
>> My thought is to
>>
>>    1. use a standalone sd duplicator to prep the cards
>>       - mark duped sds with a marker
>>    2. write an app that
>>       - runs whenever an sd card is inserted
>>       - copies the id from a database
>>       - turns off the usb power
>>    3. plug in each script by hand to add the id
>>       - wait for the light to turn off
>>       - mark the sd card with a marker
>>
>>
>> If possible I would like to combine all 3 steps by having access to the
>> duplicator in Linux.
>> Does anyone know of a device for such a task?
>>
>> AJ ONeal
>>
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