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Pretec 48GB CompactFlash Card
By Jason Heller, January 8, 2008 @ 02:00 AM (EST)
Source: Photographyblog.com

Pretec has announced a 48GB CompactFlash card, enough capacity to save 40,000 photos in regular size. Pretec’s new world-beater is not only big, but fast too, with its 233x speed rating capable of reading data at up to 35MB per second. The Pretec 48GB CompactFlash card also uses a metal housing and ruggedized construction, so all in all it sounds ideal for the professional photographer. Pretec are also introducing new CompactFlash cards in sizes from 2GB-24GB which are even faster (333x, 50MB/sec). Price and availability of all the cards is still to be confirmed, but that 48GB version won’t be cheap…

Pretec, as the 2nd in the world to offer CF card (1995) and the world’s 1st to produce ruggedized PCMCIA ATA card, CF card, and also the 1st in the world to offer 8GB SDHC and 16GB CF card in 2006, has just launched another breakthrough in flash industry, the highest capacity, the fastest, and the most durable CompactFlash Card 16GB/24GB/48GB at CES 2008 (Booth South3 30166).

Making a revolution in the area of flash memory cards, Pretec today surpasses the existing technology with the innovative solution to provide series unequaled CF cards 16GB/24GB/48GB. The storage for 48GB is almost as 12 DVD, or 69 compact discs. You can save around 40,000 photos in regular size or around 12,000 songs inside. It offers you enough space to backup, store, share, and data management anytime and anywhere. If comparing with regular capacious CF card in the market, Pretec’s CF card performs 300% bigger capacity.

Made with the professional photographer in mind, these cards provide the speed and capacity needed to work fast and spontaneous, while keeping up high performance under even the harshest conditions. Pretec CF series meet the requirements for more professional, higher capacity, and higher speed flash cards in our daily lives. For enabling users to enjoy the existing multimedia experience, Pretec CF 333X is capable of running at up to 40MB/50MB per second of access speed in read. It’s perfect solution for high-resolutions, high-speed digital cameras, and high-performance industrial applications...

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