LaCie's credit-card sized 8GB USB key

Posted on Friday, September 23 2005 @ 11:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
LaCie has added a 4GB and 8GB ultra-thin USB key to its lineup. The LacCie Carte Orange is amazing thin, has a height of only 6mm and weighs less than 60g. LaCie Carte Orange is powered by an integrated USB connector, which can be plugged into any USB-equipped computer. The flexible connector allows users to plug LaCie Carte Orange into the port wherever it may be located on the computer, and retracts for safe transportation. LaCie Carte Orange is plug-and-play for newer operating systems—no software or drivers are needed—allowing for quick and easy data transfers from one computer to another.

LaCie Carte Orange can immediately be used across multiple platforms (Mac OS 9.x/10.x and Windows 98SE through XP). Simply plug the integrated Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connector into a laptop or desktop and start transferring files. LaCie Carte Orange’s USB 2.0 connectivity offers interface transfer rate of up to 480Mbits/s. LaCie offers an optional USB extension cable, which is a convenient way to extend reach for computers that require a longer cable. LaCie Carte Orange can also be re-formatted to fit specific needs.

The LaCie Carte Orange USB Keys will be available within a few weeks. The 4GB version retails for 99.99EUR and the 8GB is priced at 149.99EUR.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

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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