Initializing SD card...Wiring is correct and a card is present.Card type: SDHCCould not find FAT16/FAT32 partition.Make sure you've formatted the card
So the tool is useless
Unfortunately, this utility formats the SD as FAT32, but the Arduino SD lib wants FAT16. So the tool is useless.
I do use the OS utilities to format an SD card but I use a more flexible OS -> Linux. So your advice is correct for Windows users but Linux users should use the internal command as the SD card association doesn't provide a formatting tool for Linux.So on Linux users may issue the command:Code: [Select]mkfs.vfat -F 32 -s 64 -S 512 /dev/sdb1given that the card is available as /dev/sdb on the system.This command does the same as the formatter from the SD card association (use 32kB clusters with a FAT32 file system).
mkfs.vfat -F 32 -s 64 -S 512 /dev/sdb1
SD cards have a register bit that tells you the "erased state" of the card, which varies by brand. This Transcend card says its erased state is FF.