Re: Pretec SRAM

John Justin (
Thu, 26 Jun 1997 07:01:05 -0700


You may not be able to have programs reside on a flash card and execute
them from the card as you can with an SRAM card. I've never tried it
myself but I've read somewhere that there is a problem there. If you
just want to store data on the flash card, then there should be no

As I pointed out in another message, you can buy SRAM cards from MPEC
(Pretec) 1-888-999-MPEC (tell them I sent you) with attribute memory
that don't have the delay problem.


Juraj Mucko wrote:
> From: "Pablo_Nicolas Baquero_Triana" <>
> Date: Tue, 24 Jun 1997 15:10:42 PDT
> Subject: Fwd: Re: quick question
> Hi every one:
> Does anybody there has something to add regarding the following message
> from Pretec about their best product for omnigo100?
> Hello, Pablo
> I am using 4MB ATA Flash RAM from Pretec for several months now.
> Before that I had 1 MB SRAM by Premax.
> 1. It does not make you wait for 2 seconds every time you trun on your
> OmniGo.
> 2. It is HUGE. 3.3 MB when formatted. Especially with DLITE compression
> program.
> 3. It takes less current than SRAM.
> 3. It is cheaper and needs no battery.
> Conclusion: Go ahead and by it.
> --
> Best regards
> Juraj Mucko <> or <>

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