Kingston introduces high speed CompactFlash

By on October 4, 2010
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The Ultimate X600 can write up to 90mb/sec.

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Press release:
Kingston Digital Europe Ltd, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of its CompactFlash (CF) Ultimate 600x memory card. The CompactFlash Ultimate 600x supports UDMA mode 6 and offers read and write speeds of up to 90MB/sec. making it Kingston Technology’s fastest card to support high-end digital cameras and other devices.

“The Kingston CF Ultimate 600x cards are great for photographers shooting in burst mode. For example, in a situation like a wedding or sporting event where the ability to rapidly take successive shots could make the difference between capturing the perfect shot or just missing it,” said Steve Hall, EMEA product development manager of flash, Kingston Technology “We are pleased to add the 600x card to our CompactFlash family of products which also includes the 266x Ultimate and 133x Elite Pro™ cards.”

The Kingston CF Ultimate 600x is available in 16GB and 32GB capacities to support the large file sizes created when shooting in RAW mode or HD video. If paired with UDMA mode 6 enabled cameras and readers, the 600x speed allows for data to write to and read from the card at a faster rate than previous generations of cards. For added peace of mind, the CF Ultimate 600x includes free downloadable data recovery software from MediaRECOVER®.

Kingston’s CompactFlash Ultimate 600x cards (part #: CF/XXGB-U3) are backed by a lifetime warranty and 24/7 live technical support. For more information visit www.kingston.com/flash.

Kingston CompactFlash Ultimate 600x Features/Specifications:

  • Capacities*: 16GB, 32GB
  • Dimensions: 1.43″ x 1.68″ x 0.13″ (36.4mm x 42.8mm x 3.3mm) — CF Type I
  • Speed**: 90MB/sec. read, 90MB/sec. write
  • Recovery Utility: data recovery software download from MediaRECOVER (Windows/Mac compatible)
  • Operating Temperature: 32o to 140o F (0o to 60o C)
  • Storage Temperature: -4o to 185o F (-20o to 85o C)
  • Standardized: complies with CompactFlash Association specification standards
  • Easy: plug and play
  • Guaranteed: lifetime warranty
  • Economical: autosleep mode preserves system battery life

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