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Smartmedia (SSFDC).

A type of extremely thin flash memory card commonly used by digital cameras, developed by Japanese maker Toshiba. Sometimes sold under the name SSFDC, for Solid State Floppy Disk Card.

There are two types of SmartMedia cards, which come in two voltages - 3.3 volts and 5 volts. When viewing the card contacts up, the low voltage type has a notch on the upper right side of the card whereas the higher voltage type has a notch on its upper left side.

cf. memory, flash memory.

Entry last updated 2002-04-03. Term 1127 of 1487.

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