Kingston USB flash drive
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Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, announced its new DataTraveler Reader, a USB 2.0 Flash memory drive that provides up to 4GB of Flash storage, and includes an onboard SD/MMC expansion slot for reading nine different Flash memory card formats, including the new Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) format. “Consumers today are more mobile than ever before and the need to store and share digital information has increased dramatically,” said Joe Teng, Flash product manager, Kingston. “The DataTraveler Reader is a powerful way to capture, save and share pictures, videos and documents in a ultra-compact form factor,” added Teng.
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Available in storage capacities of 1GB, 2GB and 4GB, the Kingston DataTraveler Reader is compatible with both Mac (OS 10.x or higher) and Windows (2000, XP and Vista) platforms. The new USB reader is compatible with SD, SDHC, miniSD, microSD, MMC, MMCplus, RS-MMC, MMCmobile and MMCmicro card formats. When inserted into a computer’s USB port, the DataTraveler Reader is assigned two drive letters (for example, G: and H:). One drive letter is assigned to the Reader’s internal storage while the other is designated for the expansion slot. Users can quickly and easily work with both drives to either transfer files to the computer or between the USB drive and the Flash memory card inside the DataTraveler Reader.
Kingston USB flash drive - Price and Availability
• DTCR/1GB 1GB USB drive & card reader $19.99
• DTCR/2GB 2GB USB drive & card reader $34.99
• DTCR/4GB 4GB USB drive & card reader TBD
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Malaysia, Taiwan, China and sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Russia, Australia, Taiwan, China, and Latin America.