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Kingston CompactFlash 266X

Mark Peters
IFA Report
Wednesday 1st, August 2007
Posted by: Mark Peters

Kingston Technology announced it is increasing the write speed of its popular line of CompactFlash Ultimate memory cards to 266X - twice the minimum sustained write speed previously available in the Ultimate line. Kingston CF Ultimate cards will also have an added feature of free MediaRecover data recovery software that serves as a recovery tool to help restore lost, deleted or corrupted image files. "Photographers using DSLR cameras are looking for faster card write speeds to capture life’s moments as they happen without interruption," said Mark Akoubian, Flash memory product manager, Kingston. "Kingston CompactFlash Ultimate 266X memory cards maximize a digital camera’s performance"

8GB CompactFlash

Kingston 266X CF Ultimate Card
Available in 2, 4 and 8GB capacities, Kingston’s CompactFlash Ultimate cards offer room to capture and store high volumes of images in RAW, JPEG, TIFF and other large file formats. As with all Kingston Flash memory cards, CompactFlash Ultimate cards are backed by a lifetime warranty and 24/7 live technical support.

MediaRecover data recovery software
"MediaRecover allows photographers to focus on what matters most - creating great images," said Korey Bachelder, president, MediaRecover. "Our recovery solution is easy to use and gives photographers added peace of mind. MediaRecover’s partnership with Kingston is a win-win for us and consumers." The MediaRecover software is available as a download from Kingston’s Web site to aid in the reclamation of lost, deleted or corrupted files and is compatible with either Windows or Mac operating systems.

Kingston CompactFlash Ultimate Cards - Prices
• 2GB CompactFlash Ultimate card : $83.00 US price
• 4GB CompactFlash Ultimate card : $144.00 US price
• 8GB CompactFlash Ultimate card : $280.00 US price

Kingston CompactFlash Ultimate Cards - Specs
• Capacities : 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
• Dimensions : 1.43" x 1.68" x 0.13" (36.4mm x 42.8mm x 3.3mm)
• Speed Rating : 45MB/sec. read rate and 40MB/sec. write rate
• Data Recovery Utility : MediaRecover for Windows/Mac
• Operating Temperature : 32 degrees F to 140 degrees F
• Storage Temperature : -4 degrees F to 185 degrees F
• Standardized : complies with CA specification standards
• Easy: plug and play
• Guaranteed : lifetime warranty
• Economical : autosleep mode preserves system battery life

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