If you thought that Media Readers were a thing of the past, think again. Kingston Technology have today announced the release of a USB 3.0 Media Reader.
Here is what they have said:
1st- August , 2011 — Kingston Digital Europe Ltd, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the launch of the Kingston® USB 3.0 Media Reader. The reader takes advantage of performance benefits offered by USB 3.0 technology, allowing for faster data transfer times.
The Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader supports multiple card formats including the newer high-capacity SDXC. With its quick and easy plug-and-play design, it delivers up to 5.0Gb/s data transfer speed for high-resolution images, large data files and more making it ideal for serious enthusiasts who need a fast and reliable data transfer device. It is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
“The Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader’s ability to handle multiple card formats combined with its small form factor makes it perfect for use at home, on the road or in the office,” said Krystian Jaroszynski EMEA Product marketing manager for Flash at Kingston Technology. “It is the essential device for reading higher-speed cards currently offered in the market and a convenient way to move photos, music, data and more between multiple platforms.”
The Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader comes with a three-foot USB 3.0 cable. It is backed by a two-year warranty, 24/7 tech support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information visit www.kingston.com/europe
Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader Features and Specifications:
- Portable: convenient small size
- Versatile: works with the following Flash card formats:
– CF Type I (UDMA 0-6)
– CF Type II (UDMA 0-6)
- Secure Digital
– SDHC UHS-I
– SDXC UHS-I
- Memory Stick®/M2**
– Memory Stick®
– Memory Stick® PRO
– Memory Stick® Duo™
– Memory Stick® PRO Duo™
– Memory Stick® M2
- Requirements: system with USB 3.0 port
- Backwards Compatible: with USB 2.0
- Dimensions: 3.66″ x 2.07″ x 0.63″ (93.17mm x 52.68mm x 16.00mm)
- Speed Rating*: USB 3.0, up to 5.0Gb/s data transfer speed
- Operating Temperature: 32º to 140ºF / 0º to 60ºC
- Storage Temperature: -4º to 185ºF / -20º to 85ºC
- Operating System Compatibility: Windows® 7, Windows Vista® (SP1, SP2), Windows XP (SP3)
- Guaranteed: two-year warranty
* Speed may vary due to host and device configuration.
Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader
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USB 3.0 Media Reader
£17.77 ex VAT