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Pretec release world's fastest CF and SD card readers





Taipei, Taiwan, May 28th 2010

Pretec, the leader of the highest capacity CompactFlash card (128GB), fastest CompactFlash card(667X), and first SDXC card in the world, releases today a CF card reader and one SD/SDXC card reader based on ExpressCard interface, to be the fastest CF card reader in the world and fastest SD/SDXC card reader in the world. Such high performance card readers will also be shown at Pretec booth at Computex Taipei 2010 (TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, Lower Exhibition Hall booth J317a).

With interface speed of 2.5Gb/s and actual transfer speed up to 100MB/s working with Pretec 567X series and 667X series CF cards or other high-speed UDMA card, Pretec ExpressCard CompactFlash Reader is the world’s fastest CompactFlash card reader. The ultra high performance allows professional SLR camera users to cut down the time on file transfer and improve workflow drastically.

With interface speed of 2.5Gb/s and actual transfer speed up to 63MB/s working with Pretec 32GB/64GB SDXC cards or other high-speed SDXC card, Pretec ExpressCard SDXC Reader is the world’s fastest and first SDXC compatible reader. It supports SDXC/SDHC/SD cards, the most popular storage media for digital camera, and brings advanced technology to fulfill users’ everyday needs.

Other than much higher speed compared with today’s prevailing USB 2.0 interfaces (theoretical maximum speed is 60MB/s), ExpressCard provides users with convenient slot without intruding outside the main body of PC/Notebook, compatible with more than 95% of the current PC available in the market, is an excellent interfaces for the new generation card readers for high performance memory cards.

Pretec ExpressCard CompactFlash Reader and Pretec ExpressCard SDXC Reader are sampling now, with suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.99 respectively. Mass production is slated to start next month. Even higher speed card readers will be released by Pretec soon.


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