Imation has announced its new FlashGO! 2.0 memory card reader and writer will be available in February. FlashGO! 2.0 is a multi-slot flash memory card reader/writer that supports seven types of flash memory cards: Compact Flash (Type I and II), Smart Media, Multimedia Card, Secure Digital, Memory Stick and IBM’s Microdrive. The USB 2.0-ready device is up to 40 times faster than USB 1.1, making it faster than any digital camera transfer rates. Aimed at multi-device owners who want the one reader/writer to upload or download and transfer their memory card digital information, the device is USB 2.0 and 1.1 compatible and includes and a bonus carry case.
The preliminary retail price is $85.