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Verbatim announces 133X SD Card from Pretec

  • 21 July, 2005 12:54

<p>Verbatim is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a 133X (20MB/sec) Secure Digital (SD) card in capacities of 256MB, 512MB and 1GB, from industry leader in flash memory cards, Pretec Electronics Corp.</p>
<p>Equipped with more than two times the access speed of their current high-speed 60X SD Card (9MB/sec), the Pretec 133X SD card now runs at close to 20MB/sec, catering for a demanding new generation of higher-resolution and higher-speed digital cameras and multimedia equipment. Implementing a high-speed flash algorithm controller design and “Dual Channel” technology, the Pretec 133X SD Card offers a 16-bit bus architecture for data transfer at an accelerated rate. The cards are constructed with precision mechanics offering the most reliable and secure features, thus providing superior durability, water resistance, anti-vibration, high pressure resistance and an ultimate level of data protection to prevent the user’s crucial data from being damaged or lost during device power failure.</p>
<p>The Pretec 1GB 133X SD Card can transfer 1GB of 5 mega pixel high-resolution digital images in under one minute. Stored in a postage stamp-sized SD card, the Pretec 133X SD Card is the optimal choice for digital cameras and other handheld devices.</p>
<p>Availability
Pretec 133X SD Cards are currently available from authorised Verbatim distributors, resellers and retailers throughout Australia and New Zealand. They are available in capacities ranging from 256MB to 1GB. Recommended Retail prices range from $60.95 for the 256MB Card through to $196.95 for the 1GB version.</p>
<p>About Pretec
Pretec Electronics Corp. offers a complete spectrum of small form factor memory cards, card readers and adaptors as well as PocketPC Accessory products. Pretec has consistently demonstrated the highest capacity CF cards in the world (currently to 6GB) for the past 6 years. Pretec products are distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Verbatim.</p>
<p>About Verbatim
Verbatim Corporation, a Mitsubishi® Chemical Media Company, is an international organisation that develops and markets innovative, high-quality products for storing, moving and using digital content. Known for its leadership in the removable storage media and related accessories markets, the company provides reliable, unique technologies and products that are highly sought after and broadly distributed worldwide. For more information, contact Verbatim Australia at 6 Weir Street, Glen Iris. VIC 3146, t. (03) 9823-0999, f. (03) 9824-7011; or visit the company's web site at www.verbatim.com.au.</p>

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