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Dane-Elec Launches its 8-in-4 Reader/Writer
Memory leader unveils USB 2.0 memory card reader/writer, with the ability to read 8 different types of card
Dane-Elec, Europe's leading manufacturer and distributor of memory modules for home and professional computing, digital photography and telecommunications, today announces the launch of its USB 2.0 8-in-4 memory card reader/writer.
As the name suggests, the 8-in-4 reader/writer is able to rapidly transfer data directly between the eight types of memory card that it supports, to a Mac or PC. This brand new design has four slots to accommodate Compact Flash I and II, as well as Micro Drive, Smart Media, Multi Media or Secure digital cards, as well as Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro.
Compact and lightweight at only 28 grams, the USB 2.0 8-in-4 is equipped with a USB 2.0 link, and can be directly connected to a PC or laptop. It is fully compatible with Windows 98/98SE, W2K, ME, XP, and MAC OS 9.2.2, 10.1.5, and 10.2.3. In order to operate the reader/writer Windows 98 users require a driver, which can be downloaded directly from the Dane-Elec website located at www.dane-elec.com, all other Windows Operating Systems utilise the built-in Mass Storage Driver. The unit consumes less than 500mA, and is delivered with a one metre long USB cable.
"The USB 2.0 8-in-4 reader/writer is a universal tool allowing highly efficient data transfer between a memory card and a laptop or PC." Comments Terry Clarke, Digital Product Manager, Dane-Elec (UK) Ltd.
"This provides greater flexibility for users with several digital storage devices and is great for people on the move who require access to data or images, either for work or for leisure. Dane-Elec is committed to providing customers with the latest cutting edge memory solutions, at competitive prices."
Features and Benefits
∑ Weight: 28 grams
∑ Length: 125mm, Width: 60mm, Depth: 12.9mm
∑ Fully compatible with Windows 98/98SE, ME, XP, and MAC OS 9.2.2, 10.1.5, and 10.2.3.
∑ Four slots to accommodate Compact Flash I and II, as well as Micro Drive, Smart Media, Multi Media or Secure digital cards and Memory Stick or Stick Pro
∑ 1 metre USB extension cable
∑ Windows 98 or higher (for Windows 98 a driver is necessary, and available for free download at Dane-Elec.com)
∑ Mac OS 9.2.2 or higher
∑ Available USB Port
Pricing and Availability
The USB 2.0 8in4 Reader/Writer is available priced from RRP £26.50 UKP (Inc VAT), on the Web at www.picstop.co.uk and in specialist stores throughout the UK.
About Dane-Elec Memory
Founded in 1985, Dane-Elec Memory is Europe's leader in the manufacturing and distribution of memory modules for computing, telecommunications and digital photography. It is the only firm in its sector of activity to be so specialised. Present in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Denmark and in the United States, Dane-Elec Memory continues to grow in the North-American market, and diversifies its activity through Intervalle, specialists in telecommunications and networking solutions. The Group has assembly and manufacturing units for memory modules and Compact Flash in Ireland, and in California, as well as a planning department in Ireland specialised in memory design.
In 2001, Dane-Elec Memory's sales amounted to MÄ 180. Dane-Elec Memory is currently listed on the Second Market of the Paris Stock Exchange.
For further information, please visit www.dane-elec.com