Release Issued by Kingston Technology:
Kingston Launches MMCplus and Larger Capacity MMC, Hi-Speed SD Cards and Portable USB Drives to Support Booming Digital Device MarketsOrlando, FL -- PMA Show Booth # 2217, February 20, 2005,
-- Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s leading independent memory manufacturer, today announced the further expansion of its digital media product offerings with six new products:
• MMCplus cards in 256-MB, 512-MB and 1-GB capacities
• 256-MB MultiMediaCard™ (MMC) card
• 1-GB Elite Pro Hi-Speed Secure Digital (SD) card
• 1-GB DataTraveler® USB Flash drive
Based on the high-speed MMC card format, the new MMCplus cards offer increased performance and flexibility. Perfect for data-intensive applications such as digital imaging and digital music, the new MMCplus cards feature 2.7-3.6V operation, 26 MHz clock frequency and support x1, x4 and x8 bus widths. The 256-MB, 512-MB and 1-GB MMCplus cards are shipping immediately.
Responding to the need for greater storage, Kingston increased the standard MMC cards to 256-MB, the Hi-Speed SD cards to 1-GB, and the DataTraveler to 1-GB; all are now shipping.
The launch of the new digital media supports the evolving digital market and is aligned with Kingston’s participation in the Photo Marketing Association International show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
“As more cameras, mobile phones and digital devices demand higher speed and greater capacity for their digital media, Kingston will continue to provide our customers with the latest in high-performance digital media solutions,” said Mike Kuppinger, digital media product manager, Kingston. “We targeted the launch of these six new items during PMA to demonstrate our commitment to this booming market,” added Kuppinger.
Kingston MMCplus, MMC, Hi-Speed SD and DataTraveler Products
Part Number || MSRP (U.S. pricing only)
|Standard MMC |
|Hi-Speed SD |
|1-GB DataTraveler |
Kingston’s MMC cards and SD cards are individually tested and backed by a lifetime warranty and free technical support. Kingston DataTravelers are subjected to the same testing and come with free technical support and a five-year warranty. For more information on Kingston’s digital media products, please visit www.kingston.com/flash