Release Issued by Kingston Technology:
The Perfect Companion for Professionals Who Demand High Transfer Rates with Speed and ReliabilityNovember 18, 2005
Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of its new Kingston Technology 15-in-1 Hi-Speed Reader.
Designed to support 15 popular types of Digital Memory cards using four media ports, this USB 2.0 Hi-Speed reader delivers up to 480 Mbps data transfer rates for high-resolution images, data and more. Kingston Technology’s 15-in-1 Reader installs quickly and easily with its plug-and-play design and is backward compatible with USB 1.1 specification standards. It is the essential reader to suit faster speed cards currently offered in the market, including Kingston Technology’s SD Ultimate memory card with 133x write speed.
"Kingston Technology’s 15-in-1 Reader is incredibly versatile for personal or business use. Compatible with 15 of the most popular media available today it is a must-have for any professional photographer or serious enthusiast who needs a fast and reliable data transfer device," said Jim Selby, Product Marketing Manager, Kingston Technology. "It provides a direct gateway between digital media and your desktop or laptop, avoiding the hassle of moving photos, music, data and more between multiple platforms," Selby added.
Kingston Technology’s 15-in-1 Reader delivers versatility by combining the interface for 15 of the most popular media card formats into one device. These formats include: CompactFlash, MMC, SD, SmartMedia, as well as small form factor mobile memory cards like miniSD and MMCMobile without the use of an adapter. The higher read/write speeds offer great value when using high-speed cards such as Kingston Technology’s SD Ultimate card with 133x write speed. This value is realised when moving high resolution files seamlessly/effortlessly from the device to your computer.
The card reader’s compact size and one cable operation for both power and USB connection decreases clutter and unnecessary wires while increasing its portability. Kingston Technology’s 15-in-1 Reader comes with a five-year warranty, 24/7 technical support and legendary Kingston Technology reliability.
Kingston Technology 15-in-1 Reader
Part Number - FCR-HS215/1
MSRP (+ VAT)- £12
Kingston Technology 15-in1 Reader Features and Benefits:
Dimensions – 3.46" x 2.19" x .63" (8.78 cm x 5.56 cm x 1.6 cm)
Operating Temperature – 0 degrees to 60 degrees C (32 degrees to 158 degrees F)
Storage Temperature – 20 degrees to 85 degrees C (-4 degrees to 185 degrees F)
Standardised – complies with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed specification standards for up to 480 Mbps data transfer and backwards compatible with USB 1.1 specification standards for up 12 Mbps data transfer.
Portable – convenient small size; no power cable required
Easy – plug and play into any USB 2.0 or 1.1 port
Guaranteed – five-year warranty
Versatile – works with 15 different Flash card formats:
• CompactFlash (CF) I and II
• Secure Digital
• microSD (SD adapter required)
• MultiMediaCard (MMC) Version 3.1
• MMCmicro (MMC adapter required)
• MMCmobile (DV RS-MMC)
• RS-MMC (Version 3.1)
• Microdrive (CF Type II)
• Memory Stick
• Memory Stick PRO
• Memory Stick PRO Duo
• Smart Media
* Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information, please consult Kingston Technology’s Digital Media Guide at Kingston.com/Digital_Media_Guide
** Speed may vary based on host hardware, software and useage. For more information about X speed, visit www.kingston.com/digitalmedia/X
For more information on Kingston Technology, go to www.kingston.com/uk