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SanDisk Ultra II 8GB CompactFlash

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Thursday 30th, September 2004

SanDisk announced today that is has quadrupled the capacity of its high-speed SanDisk Ultra II line of flash memory cards that includes the development of a new 8GB CompactFlash Type I card. The top end SanDisk Ultra II Memory Stick PRO and SD cards now boast 4GB and 2GB of capacity respectively. The announcement was made at the Photokina trade show where SanDisk is demonstrating products at the booth. Each SanDisk Ultra II card features a minimum write speed of 9 megabytes per second (MB/sec.) and a minimum read speed of 10MB/sec.* (Results based on testing with the popular HDBENCH benchmark software; actual results in digital cameras will vary by camera model.)

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SanDisk Extreme III flash memory card

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Thursday 30th, September 2004

SanDisk today introduced the world's fastest flash memory cards - the SanDisk Extreme III line of CompactFlash, SD and Memory Stick PRO digital film cards. The CompactFlash and SD cards have minimum write and read speeds of 20 megabytes per second (MB/sec.) (based on SanDisk internal testing. 1 megabyte = 1 million bytes). Memory Stick PRO has minimum write and read speeds of 18 MB/sec. (based on SanDisk internal testing. 1 megabyte = 1 million bytes). The SanDisk Extreme III cards, which range in capacity between one and four gigabytes (GB), have essentially double the performance speeds of SanDisk's predecessor Extreme product line which currently has the fastest working cards in many of today's leading digital single lens reflex (SLR) cameras.

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Olympus 1GB xD-Picture Card

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Thursday 30th, September 2004

Olympus announced the development of a 1 Gigabyte xD-Picture Card. As one of the world's smallest storage media for digital cameras and digital voice recorders, the xD-Picture Card is now capable of holding an entire gigabyte of digital images, data, audio and video. As a result, this ultra-compact card allows photographers to capture a greater number of photographic scenes and subjects, and at higher resolution settings, before the card is full and images must be downloaded or the card changed. Designed to Do More: By offering a range of storage capabilities, the 1 Gigabyte xD-Picture Card guarantees that digital camera users' storage requirements will be fulfilled.

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Lexar professional card reader

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Thursday 30th, September 2004

Lexar Media introduced two new Professional CompactFlash Readers designed to address professional photographers' need for almost instantaneous data transfer and an improved project workflow. Built with material similar to a digital camera, with a unique industrial design of hardened plastic and rubber over mold, the new card readers can be easily stacked and daisy-chained together for concurrent download of images. In addition, the new card readers support Lexar's ActiveMemory System for improved photography workflow.

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SanDisk Photo Album

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Wednesday 29th, September 2004

SanDisk Corporation today introduced the SanDisk Photo Album, a compact, sleek and easy-to-use device that lets consumers display digital still pictures or video clips on their TV sets and even attach soundtracks to slide shows. Using any one of eight flash memory card formats as well as portable USB flash drives, the unit also enables consumers to play MP3 music files on their home audio systems. The media player was launched at a SanDisk press conference during the Photokina 2004 imaging trade show, where the company is exhibiting products in Hall 1.2, Aisle A, Booth 059 of the Cologne Exhibition Center. The SanDisk Photo Album (SPA) allows consumers to bypass their computers entirely when storing, organizing and viewing images from a digital camera. Rather than having friends or family crowding around a small PC monitor, a user can attach the SanDisk Photo Album to any television set that has an audio/video input, then show larger-than-life images and video clips. The device comes with a remote control that allows for multiple functions. With a suggested retail price of US $49.99 (approximately €46 excluding VAT), the SanDisk Photo Album will be sold worldwide through consumer electronics and photo retailers.

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Delkin BurnAway media player

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 17th, September 2004

Delkin Devices, maker of premium quality eFilm memory cards and other innovative digital photography products, is now shipping the BurnAway portable combo media player. The BurnAway is a versatile mobile CD burner that combines a number of today's most popular digital electronic devices in one unit. The BurnAway features a Slim Type DVD/CD-R/RW Drive, and works as a memory card reader, a digital slideshow player that shows photographs on TV and a DVD/MP3/CD player. The unit operates independently of a computer and can be a lifesaver for traveling photographers looking for a quick and easy way to burn the contents of their memory card to a CD-R. Two built-in memory card slots support CompactFlash (I&II), Microdrives, SD, MMC, SmartMedia, Memory Stick and MS PRO.

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Enjoy the full potential of your electronic device with the use of the right accessory. With the continued growth and change of today’s technology driven market accessories play an important role. The Photokina 2012 Imaging and Trade show held in Cologne, Germany, is the show to learn about the latest innovative accessories for digital imaging. And it is not only for the high-end professional photographer who is looking for a tool or extra set-up for his studio, there are plenty of great accessories for the amateur photographer too. The market is changing and developing every day, and with each new device a new accessory is born. The Photokina show is the event to be and to find the right solution for a wide range of digital imaging products and other electronic devices. Mark the date, September, 2012 - Photokina World of Imaging.

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