New Universal and Pocket Card Readers from Verbatim
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Verbatim has announced its new USB 3.0/USB 2.0 Universal Card Readers ($14.99 / $24.99) and USB 2.0 Pocket Card Reader ($9.99). Both Universal Card Readers feature a sleek, modern design. The USB 3.0 device, which is claimed to deliver transfer speeds of up to 5GB/second, boasts a silver finish while the USB 2.0 version comes in classic piano black finish. Memory cards supported by both the USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Universal Card Reader include: CF Type I & Type II, SD, SDHC, miniSD, microSD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, M2, MMC and xD-Picture Card. The Pocket Card Reader is a pocket-sized multi-functional reader that supports a wide variety of formats.
Verbatim Press Release
Verbatim’s New Card Readers Transfer Digital Photos, Videos and Music Faster and Easier than Ever Before
Sleek USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 universal and pocket card readers support all popular memory card formats, including Secure Digital (SD), MicroSD, Memory Stick and many more
Charlotte, NC – December 14, 2011 – Verbatim, the global leader in data storage technology including portable hard drives, USB flash drives, CDs, Blu-ray discs and memory cards, has announced its new USB 3.0/USB 2.0 Universal Card Readers and USB 2.0 Pocket Card Reader – compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems.
Supporting a wide variety of memory card formats and 100% compatible with all USB ports, these plug-and-play, ultra-portable card readers quickly transfer data, photos, music, videos and more.
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Universal Card Readers
Both Universal Card Readers feature a sleek, modern design. The USB 3.0 device, which delivers transfer speeds of up to 5GB/second, boasts an eye-catching, silver finish while the USB 2.0 version, which transfers data at a rate of up to 480MB/second, comes in classic piano black finish.
Memory cards supported by both the USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Universal Card Reader include: CompactFlash Type I & Type II (CF), Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), miniSD, microSD, Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), MultiMedia Card (MMC) and xD-Picture Card (xD).
The USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Universal Card Readers are available for $14.99 and $24.99, respectively.
USB 2.0 Pocket Card Reader
The Pocket Card Reader is just as its name suggests. This portable, pocket-sized multi-functional reader supports a wide variety of formats, including compatibility with SD, Memory Stick and MMC interfaces. Plus, the integrated USB cable keeps users conveniently connected for anytime data transfer.
Memory cards supported by the Pocket Card Reader include: Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), miniSD, microSD, Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), MultiMedia Card (MMC)
The Pocket Card Reader is available for $9.99.
“These Universal Card Readers are the perfect solution for the on-the-go executive or creative professional looking for a hassle-free way to transfer and share data quickly,” said Ron Hanafin, Verbatim Product Manager, Accessories and Peripherals. “Because they are compatible with both Mac and Windows operating systems and they support a wide range of memory card formats, we’re able to make sure all of our loyal memory card customers are covered!”
To request more information on Verbatim’s other mobile accessories or their data storage product offerings, including images, local retailers, or product samples, contact PR representative Madison McClymonds at 305-371-9736 x146 or MadisonMcClymonds@maxborgesagency.com.
Verbatim’s businesses in the Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia Pacific regions are wholly owned subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co., Ltd. MKM’s parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), is one of Japan’s largest chemical companies. Verbatim develops and markets innovative, high-quality products for storing, moving and using digital content. Known for its leadership in the optical, magnetic and flash storage 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 Americas, LLC, 1200 West W.T. Harris Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28262. In Europe, Verbatim Ltd., Prestige House, 23-26 High Street, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9DU, UK, (+44) 1784 439 781. In Japan, Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co., Ltd., 4-1-23, Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8415, Japan (+81) 3-5454-3972. Or visit the web site at http://www.verbatim.com and select the country of your location.