Ridata 16GB 300x CompactFlash

December 10, 2008 | Mark Goldstein | Accessories | 1 Comment |

Ridata 16GB 300x CompactFlashRidata have unveiled a new 300x speed CompactFlash flash memory card for professional photographers. The Ridata 16GB 300x CompactFlash card’s reading capability equates to approximately 45MB/per sec, while the high-speed writing capability is about 31MB/per second. The Ridata 16GB/300x Supreme Series CompactFlash card is apparently “competitively street priced” and carries a two-year warranty.

Advanced Media Press Release

Ridata Announces Blazing Fast 300X Supreme Series Compact Flash SLC Card

With Read up to 45MB/s and Write up to 31MB/s

Diamond Bar, Calif. 12/9/2008 Advanced Media, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of the popular Ridata brand of recordable DVD, flash media, electronic storage products, solar power and digital accessories announces a new 300X speed CF flash Memory card for professional photographers and other critical mobile devices. The Ridata 16GB/300x SLC (Single Level Cell) Supreme CompactFlash card boasts a large capacity (16GB) and one of the fastest transfer rates available.

Professional photographers are faced with shooting larger, high resolution - once in a lifetime photos. They cannot risk losing these photos or their clients. We developed the Ridata 300X SLC CF card for these people, remarked Harvey Liu, president of Advanced Media, Inc. In today’s world of sophisticated mobile digital products needing secure SLC data storage and faster read times it just makes sense.

The Ridata 16GB/300X CF card is ideal for users of higher megapixel digital cameras, MP3 players, and PDAs. Its large 16GB capacity allows more storage while virtually eliminating the nagging wait time for data to record. Designed to work with most devices and operating systems, it can withstand extreme operating temperatures, ranging from below freezing to excessive heat.

Its 300x high-speed reading capability equates to approximately 45MB/per sec, while the high-speed writing capability is about 31MB/per second. (Note: Speeds may vary depending on device used.)

The Single Level Cell (SLC) CF card includes many superior technical features Ridata products are known for. Some of these are: safer single bit per cell storage; controller support for Ultra DMA Mode up to Mode 4; 8 or 16-bit host transfer support with any host speed using IORDY; and embedded Error Correction Code (ECC). The card also provides forward and backward functionality.

The Ridata 16GB/300x Supreme Series CF card is an excellent choice in solid-state mass-storage cards for SLR cameras or other applications that require high-environmental tolerance. It offers flash technology ruggedness, reliability, performance, and convenience. An automatic power management feature assures low power consumption.

Cost and Availability
The Ridata 16GB/300x Supreme Series CompactFlash card is competitively street priced. It is available through selected retailers, Ridata distributors, and at various online outlets, including Amazon.com. A complete listing of locations may be found on the Advanced Media/Ridata website. It carries a two-year warranty.

The Ridata website now offers a tutorial with tips on how to care and handle flash media. Some of the topics covered include formatting cards, when and how; the importance of programs such as PhotoRescue to ensure proper image recovery; problems with over shooting cards; mixing cards between different systems, good or bad idea; and when to remove cards from a product.

For more information, visit http://www.ritekusa.com.

About Advanced Media (RITEK USA)
Advanced Media, Inc. is a subsidiary of RITEK Corporation, the world’s largest optical media manufacturer. Advanced Media is the sole North and South American marketer and distributor of the RIDATA brand of recordable CD and DVD media as well as other types of electronic storage media. Since its formation in 2001, Advanced Media has experienced phenomenal annual growth and is already a leading marketer of electronic storage products in the American market.

The Ridata brand offers an extensive line of flash memory products including the cutting edge Solid State Drive (SSD) Series and up to 16GB 266X CF Cards. The brand also features USB EZ Drives including the award-winning Yego USB Hub drive and other USB drives such as the Twister USB drive. Ridata’s cornerstone products include Blu-Ray DVD series, DL DVD-R/+R, DVD+/-R/RW.

RITEK for years has been defining and redefining the optical storage market. Around the world, its name is synonymous with innovation, quality, and unparalleled consistency. Its ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 9002, OHSAS 18001, and Green Mark certification from the EPA prove RITEK’s commitment to quality control.

Advanced Media is headquartered in Diamond Bar, California. For further information, call (909) 861-2269 or e-mail: ssdsales@ritekusa.com. Visit the Advanced Media web site at: http://www.ritekusa.com.



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I wonder how this weights compared to the Extreme III series of Sandisk ... and how much of that theoretical speed is to be found while using the cards ...

2:26 pm - Wednesday, December 10, 2008