Wont recognise SD Card (now fixed)

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Wont recognise SD Card (now fixed)

Postby ElectroDude » August 6th, 2015, 2:51 pm

Hi all,

Just wanted to share this with everyone, as I was wondering if this has happened
to anyone else.

The other day I removed the SD Card from the Retron to put some more patches on it, then
inserted it back into the Retron5.

Next time I booted it up, it would not recognise the SD Card at all. I restarted the Retron,
wiggled the SD Card multiple times, still not recognised.

Eventualy I got the R5 to read the SD when I pulled the card very, very slightly out.

Anyone else experienced this?
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Re: Wont recognise SD Card (now fixed)

Postby RyanFeiern » October 8th, 2015, 5:29 pm

i have exactly the same issue! How did you fix it?!
I pulled of my sd card, filled it with some patches and now my R5 doesn't read my sd card.
I tried another one, but it wont recognice it either.
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Re: Wont recognise SD Card (now fixed)

Postby ElectroDude » October 12th, 2015, 2:09 pm


I just /slightly/ pulled the SD card out (very very slightly), and it seemed to recognise it then.
I have not yet removed it to add anymore patches because I have all the patches I need for the
near future, so I dont know if I'll have to do the same thing again.

It's sort of like when the Retron 5 cant recognise a cart, sometimes you have to
/very slightly/ pull the cart out, but just a little so the Retron5 can still read the

I hope this works for you!
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Re: Wont recognise SD Card (now fixed)

Postby Djtwok » October 14th, 2017, 7:41 am

I am also having this problem often. Sometimes it takes about 10 tries to get the sd card working.
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