Three brand new series of SD cards has been announced by Sony which gives more choices on where to store the picture data storage for all amateurs, pros and pro consumers alike. The first series are the budget friendly series which are available in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacities. The second series are the Experience series which give 4MB/s in speed and are available in 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities. The third choice is the Expert series which are available in 8GB, 16GB and 32 GB capacities, perfect choice for HD recording with high bitrates. All said and done, all series are capable of taking fine pictures with additional function of “memo space” for people with super-small hand writing and super pointy pen. These cards will be shipped in January with its price to be announced later. [Sony]
Delkin Devices today launched four new super-fast 420X PRO CompactFlash cards that are capable of transfer speeds up to 63MB/s. The new cards come with built-in ECC (Error Correction Code) that automatically detects and corrects any errors that might occur during data transfer. Available in capacities of 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, the 420X PRO cards are now available for $129.99, $179.99, $229.99 and $399.99, respectively. [Delkin]
Sandisk has unveiled Extreme® III 30MB/s Edition SDHC card. It will be available in 4GB, 8GB and 16GB capacities. The new model sets a new speed record of 30 megabytes per second for SD™ flash memory cards. The model is ideal for high-end DSLR cameras storage. The model will be available in October with suggested retail price of $64.99 for the 4GB card, $109.99 for the 8GB card, and $179.99 for the 16GB card. [SanDisk]
Days of having to worry about camera storage has now ended. I still remember those times having 512 Mb card was cool. Now storage capacity has a whopping increase, up to 160 GB. Precisely what you need on photo hunting trip. At about 3.5 minutes to copy 1 GB, Photo Safe II has fairly good transfer rate. Compatible for both Macs and Windows. With warranty 1 year, Photo Safe II is selling for $139 for 80 GB and $189 for 160 GB. For more details at CNET.
Digiframes sure have been getting more and more common these days, the Cenomax F7012A is yet another one. It features 480 x 234 resolution panel, 400:1 contrast, a USB port and a multicard reader for 15 different formats. In addition, it also features MP3 playback through its built-in speakers,support for automatic slideshows and also includes an alarm / calendar. This handy all-in-one goes for $98! What a bargain!
This little neat invention packs quite a bit of storage capacity into one keychain! How do they do it? Who needs wallets when you can use your keychain. This digiframe features a 1.5 inch 128×128 colorscreen, nine hour battery life, automatic/manual scrolling, and OS X/Windows compatibility. You can also recharge with a USB cable, complete with built-in clock. Only down side to this one is it’s only 8MB storage. But a pretty good buy for 39.95.