Ordering DC SD card reader from http://dc-sd.com/

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Ordering DC SD card reader from http://dc-sd.com/

Post by Multimedia Mike » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:08 pm

About a month ago, I came to learn of the existence of Dreamcast SD card adapters. I googled for such a beast and I found http://dc-sd.com/. The slick page, PayPal option, and relatively low price (almost, but not quite, $19.95, order now!) made it frictionless to order. So I did.

I never even received any confirmation that they received the order. I was a little worried after nearly a month had transpired. I had searched on this forum to see if anyone else had ordered from them.

However, if finally showed up yesterday-- total shipping time: nearly 6 weeks. But I have it. Here's my, umm, unboxing.

Here's hoping that A) it works; and B) I have time to find out in the near future. In the meantime, I thought it would be nice if the forum had some record of experience dealing with dc-sd.com (review: it'll arrive, eventually).
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Re: Ordering DC SD card reader from http://dc-sd.com/

Post by DaMadFiddler » Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:26 pm

For the future, the Goat Store has started carrying Dreamcast SD adapters for about the same price, and they are both very reliable and incredibly supportive of the Dreamcast scene.
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Re: Ordering DC SD card reader from http://dc-sd.com/

Post by Code-Red » Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:21 pm

Interesting.
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Re: Ordering DC SD card reader from http://dc-sd.com/

Post by Basil » Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:22 am

For the future, the Goat Store has started carrying Dreamcast SD adapters for about the same price, and they are both very reliable and incredibly supportive of the Dreamcast scene.
I wish they start produce manufactured sd adapters not DIY ones.
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Re: Ordering DC SD card reader from http://dc-sd.com/

Post by Ex-Cyber » Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:29 am

The quantities needed for custom molds are pretty high. From what I've heard it generally doesn't make sense unless you're making 100,000+ units, which would be a lot for a DC SD adapter. Low-volume vendors exist but the unit price is usually pretty high since you're amortizing the cost of the mold (which is a precision-machined custom tool and thus can cost thousands of dollars even for a "cheap" one) over fewer units.
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