?interchangeable SD card from DP24SD to DP24

Discussion in '2488 and DP-24/32 Digital Portastudios' started by OldPunk, May 13, 2019.

  1. OldPunk

    OldPunk New Member

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    While my DP24 is getting fixed, I have access to a DP24SD. Can I take the card with song data from the newer model and use it in the older model?
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    -mjk- Well-Known Member

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    Copy the contents of the card to a backup folder on your PC. Try it and see. I won't hurt anything, and the worst that'll happen is the data might become corrupted on the card somehow. But so what? You have a backup. Go for it!
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  3. Phil Tipping

    Phil Tipping Well-Known Member

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    If the repaired dp24 does have problems reading the card, the backup image of the song may still not help, so I would recommend using the dp24sd to export all tracks to AudioDepot and back these up as well.
    That way if the worst happens, you can always re-format the card on the dp24, create new songs on it, then import the tracks.
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  4. Mark Richards

    Mark Richards Well-Known Member

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    As long as both are running the most current firmware, I'd be very surprised if the older unit couldn't read the songs recorded on the newer unit.

    That said, I would also do what mj and Phil have recommended.
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  5. OldPunk

    OldPunk New Member

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    Oh yeah, I've never used the Audio Depot before. Good idea. Thank you. I'll make sure the 24SD is updated fw.