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SanDisk 4GB Ultra II SDHC card

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 26th, September 2006

SanDisk Corporation today introduced a 4-gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Ultra II SD High Capacity (SDHC) card to meet the growing demand for higher capacity storage. The new cards can store more than 2,000 high-resolution pictures or up to 8 hours of MPEG 4 video. The announcement was made at the Photokina trade show where SanDisk is demonstrating products in Hall 6, Stand D78/E79. The SanDisk Ultra II SDHC card features write speeds of 9 megabytes (MB) per second and read speeds of 10MB/sec. The cards are targeted at digital photography enthusiasts with 5 mega-pixel or higher resolution digital cameras or videographers with camcorders that require significantly faster flash storage cards.

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SanDisk memory distributed by CellStar

Posted by: Mark Peters Tuesday 26th, September 2006

CellStar Corporation announced that SanDisk, the world's largest supplier of flash data storage card products, has named CellStar a distributor for its extensive line of flash memory cards for the mobile phone industry. "Memory cards are used on an increasingly large number of handsets, such as music phones, television-capable phones, pocket PCs and PDAs. The storage devices are also popular with customers who store and send pictures and videos," said Maria Hernandez, U.S. Region Vice President and General Manager at CellStar. "Our extensive network of carriers, dealers and resellers are very excited about being able to offer customers these premier SanDisk memory products."

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SanDisk Extreme III 16GB

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 26th, September 2006

SanDisk introduced the 12- and 16-gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash cards to its award-winning Extreme III performance line, making these the highest capacity cards in the world. The new high-performance, large-capacity cards are ideal for professional photographers who shoot RAW or high-resolution JPG files and need the performance, reliability and capacity to capture these large files. The new SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash cards can also be used with the Grass Valley Infinity Series Digital Media Camcorder, the first camcorder introduced in the broadcast industry that uses non-proprietary, removable, solid-state flash memory cards as recording and playback media.

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SanDisk Extreme IV review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 19th, September 2006

Some developments are so ground breaking that you just have to give them your attention. Take the new SanDisk Extreme IV CompactFlash memory cards, for example; they are already ahead of things that have not even been put on the market yet. With the Extreme IV CF, SanDisk is so far ahead of the competition that they don't stand a chance of catching up with them in the foreseeable future. SanDisk was already firmly in control of the professional memory card market, partly due to the Extreme III card. The introduction and sale of the SanDisk Extreme IV gives professional photographers a very interesting solution to problems with memory. Let's take a look at the figures: Extreme III has a very respectable speed of 20MB/sec for both reading and writing data. Nothing wrong with that, you would think, but the SanDisk Extreme IV CompactFlash memory card does 40MB/sec. This is double the speed and means that SanDisk has produced the fastest memory card in the world!

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SanDisk 4GB miniSDHC flash memory

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 18th, September 2006

SanDisk Corporation today announced a 4-gigabyte (GB) miniSD High Capacity (SDHC) flash card at the CTIA Wireless Show, where the company is exhibiting. The 4GB SanDisk miniSDHC card will be able to provide the fast speed and large capacity required to support increasingly popular but storage-intensive applications such as digital imaging, music and video record/playback functions as well as mobile television and videogames. The 4GB capacity can store more than 2,000 high-resolution pictures, more than 1,000 digital songs or up to 8 hours of MPEG 4 video. Retail release of the card is planned for 2007, the price has not yet been determined.

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SanDisk MP3 player accessories

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 18th, September 2006

Creating a user experience for its Sansa portable media players, SanDisk today announced that seven companies will offer a variety of Sansa licensed accessories under a new Made for Sansa program. These include speaker docks, travel cases, headphones, armbands, FM auto transmitters, chargers and cables. "We are pleased to welcome the first partners in our Sansa accessory program," said E. Bone, SanDisk's director of consumer products. "With each new addition to the line of licensed Sansa accessories, we are creating a more complete ecosystem for enhancing the user experience among the growing base. Now users will have many options to enhance, customize and personalize their SanDisk players."

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SanDisk Sansa Base Station

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 18th, September 2006

Producing big sound from a small device, the new Sansa Base Station from SanDisk Corporation enables a Sansa MP3 player to become a digital jukebox and play hours of music through a home stereo system or externally-powered PC speaker set. This handy accessory, which also doubles as a docking station for recharging batteries and transferring content to and from a personal computer, was announced at IFA, where SanDisk is demonstrating its products through Sept. 6 at Booth 103 in Hall 2.1 of Messe Berlin. The SanDisk Sansa Base Station supports the SanDisk e200 series of MP3 players, as well as the new c200 series that is being shown here for the first time.

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SanDisk VMate

Posted by: Mark Peters Saturday 9th, September 2006

SanDisk VMate is a video memory card recorder, allowing users to record video from video inputs such as over-the-air television as well as cable, satellite, DVD players, personal video recorders (PVRs) like TiVo and video cassette recorders (VCRs) onto their flash memory cards. Consumers can then take their memory card from the V-Mate and insert it into their mobile phone, PDA, handheld game console like the Sony PSP (PlayStation Portable), video music player or notebook computer to play back their videos on the go.

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