Corsair launches Flash Readout USB drive

Posted on Thursday, July 27 2006 @ 9:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Corsair announced the introduction of the Corsair Flash Readout USB drive. The new USB Flash drive features a Bi-stable Cholesteric Display (BCD) showing data usage, availability and allowing for personalized ID or labeling.

Joining the ever growing Corsair Flash product family, Corsair’s Flash Readout USB drive has been designed for users who demand performance, aesthetics and advanced functionality in a small portable device. Offering up to 2GB of storage, the new USB Flash drive features an 11 character alphanumeric label display, pie chart to indicate disk space usage and a 4-digit display showing available storage space. The BCD display retains and displays information for up to one year without the use of a battery.

In addition to advanced display features the Corsair Flash Readout USB drive offers excellent performance. Featuring high speed USB 2.0 interface it can support sustained read speed up to 20MB/sec and write speed up to 7MB/sec. The drive supports Plug & Play functionality in Windows® XP, 2000, ME, Linux 2.4.0 and later, Mac OS 9, X and later.

Large storage capacities, portability, and user friendly designs have aided in the wide acceptance of USB Flash drives among computer users. The Corsair Flash Readout USB drive takes the benefits of USB Flash drives one step further to allow users to add personal IDs for the storage device and know the amount of space remaining on the drive.

Product Features/Specifications:
  • Display: 11 characters of personalized ID or label, 4-digit detail free space in Megabyte, pie chart for indicating disk space usage
  • Capacities: 1GB and 2GB capacities available
  • Interface: High Speed USB 2.0 (compatible USB 1.1)
  • Speed: Up to 20MB/sec read and up to 7MB/sec write
  • Indicator: LED indicator light
  • Dimensions: 78 x 21 x 12.9mm (L x W x H)
  • Accessories: Lanyard, setup CD and USB cable
  • Warranty: 10 year warranty
  • The CMFUSBREADOUT-1GB and CMFUSBREADOUT-2GB are available immediately at an estimated street price of $39.99 and $59.99 respectively.

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