SD cards used during firmware updates

Mate3 and Mate3s communications devices for Outback Power
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pioneerMan
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SD cards used during firmware updates

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Does the SD card have to be formatted in MS-DOS(FAT) format for the Mate 3s to read the card? Or can I use one of the more modern formats supported by macOS?

Thank you.
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Re: SD cards used during firmware updates

Post by raysun »

pioneerMan wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:30 pm Does the SD card have to be formatted in MS-DOS(FAT) format for the Mate 3s to read the card? Or can I use one of the more modern formats supported by macOS?

Thank you.
MS-DOS FAT-32.
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