Kingston debuts 2GB SD card

Posted on Saturday, August 13 2005 @ 6:01 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Kingston announced the further expansion of its Secure Digital (SD) Ultimate Card product line with the release of a new ultra-performing 2-GB capacity card. With super-fast 120X transfer rates, Kingston SD Ultimate cards offer significant performance benefits over current Standard and Elite Pro lines of SD cards. The greater storage capacity of the 2-GB SD Ultimate card meets the rigorous demands of professional digital photographers.

Kingston’s SD Ultimate cards were first products to ship in its new Ultimate family of digital media. CompactFlash Ultimate cards will be next to join the Ultimate line. The new 2-GB SD Ultimate card will have an MSRP of $219.00.

Kingston SD Ultimate Features and Specifications:
Capacities – 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB
Dimensions - .94” x 1.25” x .08” (24mm X 32mm X 2.1 mm)
Speed Rating - 21 MB/sec. read rate; 120X / 18 MB/sec. write rate
Operating Temperature – 32º F to 140 º F (0 º C to 60 º C)
Storage Temperature - -4 º F to 185 º F (-20 º C – 85 º C)
Standardized – complies with SD Association specification standards
Small – about the size of a postage stamp
Secure – built-in write-protect switch prevents accidental data loss
Simple – as easy as plug-and-play
Reliable – lifetime warranty
Economical – low power consumption is easy on device’s batteries

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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