Aleph - micro sd card adapter / screen flicker

hi, just got an aleph today and enjoying it.

anyone knows a working micro sd card adapter so it won’t stick out of the case, something like this :

another thing is sometimes the screen flickers, like the refreshing rate is lowered and it would go back between normal and this when using, is there a solution for this?

thanks.

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This is normal as far as my experience goes. Mine has always done it from time to time, mostly when editing ops. But I think, depending on what version of bees you are running, it flickers at different times and different places. Anyway, it’s definitely something in the code and not the hardware causing it.

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thanks for clarifying!

re: flicker. worth checking the solder joints and possibly reheating the main mezzanine connectors. for whatever reason i’ve seen this issue a few times as a result of not-perfect soldering-- which results in some 3v3 instability.

thank you for the info @tehn, is there a disassembling guide somewhere?

btw I want to replace the sd card to a new one, i tried a 2GB one I have without success, is there a specific spec that I need to follow.=?

disassembly: http://monome.org/docs/aleph/hardware/

see: http://monome.org/docs/aleph

for general information. SD card needs to be FAT formatted. low quality cards will have problems.