I-O Data announces 256, 512MB SD cards!|
(Monday, July 8, 2002 - 15:24 EDT)
Secure Digital format extended to a new capacity high by the Japanese manufacturer...
I-O Data Device Inc., a Japanese manufacturer of computer peripherals, flash memory cards and the suchlike, has today announced its new 256MB and 512MB-capacity Secure Digital flash cards. The company suggests a theoretical transfer speed of 10MB/second for the cards, which have the same postage-stamp sized form-factor as a MultiMediaCard but incorporate copyright protection software designed to prevent unauthorised copying of music for use in portable MP3 players.
Brief specs for the new cards are as follows:
The cards come with a three-year warranty in Japan, and will ship in that country in the middle of this month. Pricing has not yet been announced, nor has availability in other markets...
|Model Number ||PCSD-512MS ||PCSD256MS |
| || || |
|Capacity ||512MB ||256MB |
|Power Consumption ||100mA (max.) |
|Operating Temperature ||0 - 40°C |
|Operating Humidity ||20 - 80% (non-condensing) |
|Dimensions ||24.0 (W) x 32.0 (D) x 2.1 (H) mm |
|Weight ||Approx. 2 g |