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Press Releases - New Generation PlexFlash


Brussels, September 2004

Up to 1GB for 30 grams!

PLEXTOR INNOVATES WITH THE LATEST GENERATION OF USB FLASH MEMORY DRIVES

Brussels, September 2004. Plextor, the leading manufacturer of high quality recording equipment, gives new momentum to the PlexFlash memory stick range. Not just trappings - innovative changes again take the range to the highest level. And that as regards storage capacity (to 1 GB), transfer speed and functionality. The PlexFlash is trendy, weighs barely 30 grams, and is so slim that it can easily and immediately be connected to any USB port. And that's not all, because the gadget is so mobile, the complete PlexFlash range has had its own piece of software written for it. No gadgets, but necessary components to protect your critical data and help you navigate the way through your sea of data. But that's not nearly the only way that Plextor makes the difference. With reading and writing speeds of 23MB and 13 MB per second for the PlexFlash PX-F512-2 and PX-F1GB-2 respectively, Plextor raises technology to a new level.

As small as a finger, as light as a feather, and as fast as you like.
Ultracompact, with a weight of barely 30 g, the PlexFlash fits easily inside your trouser pocket. And you can still put a whole library of data on it! The PlexFlash is compatible with the USB 2.0 standard, and for the 512 MB and 1 GB models easily reaches transfer speeds of 13MB/s. Reading is even faster, at no less than 23MB/s. If you work with PowerPoint presentations, video or photo material or MP3-files you will realise how handy the PlexFlash can be. Plug in, load the data, and that's that. Although the PlexFlash is light and slender it requires no special care. It is hard-wearing, shock-resistant and autonomous! . No more fiddling around with the computer you have to put your data on. With KeySafe and MyKey each PlexFlash now has the necessary software on board to secure and manage your data.

Easy to use
USB stands for 'plug and play'. All you have to do is start up your computer and click the PlexFlash into a USB port. You can then simply read, write, copy, remove or delete data, or move it from your PC to the PlexFlash and vice versa. No separate drivers are needed for Windows Me, 2000 and XP, Mac 9.X and 10.X and Linux 2.6X, as the PlexFlash is immediately recognised as an external drive.

The PlexFlash will be available from mid-October from Plextor's sales channels.

Technical Specifications:

  • PC (Windows), Macintosh and Linux compatible
  • Interface: USB 2.0 (also supports USB 1.1)
  • Properties:
    • Plug & Play
    • USB powered
    • Write-protection
    • Long-term storage
    • Shock-resistant
  • Weight: 30 g, light and slim (connects simply and immediately to any PC)
  • Transfer speeds:
    • PX-F512-2 + PX-1GB-2: 23MB/s (reading); 13MB/s (writing)
    • PX-F128-2 + PX-F256-2: 3MB/s (reading); 1MB/s (writing)
  • Embedded software:
    • MyKey - data management tool
    • KeySafe - data security tool
  • No drivers needed for Windows Me/2000/XP, Mac 9.X and higher and Linux 2.6X
  • Guarantee: 2 years *
  • Packaging:
    • USB Flash Memory drive
    • Installation/user's manual in 16 languages

For more information or photo material contact: Inge Spoelders (International Marketing Responsible Plextor - ) on +32 2 725 55 22)

About Plextor Plextor is a leading international manufacturer of extremely reliable, high quality recording equipment and is also one of the pioneers in the field of CD technology. From its parent company, Shinano Kenshi Co. Japan, Plextor has a built up tradition in the development and manufacture of advanced hardware and electronic precision equipment going back to 1918. With head offices in Japan, Europe and the United States the company mainly sells its products through a network of specialised computer dealers. Plextor Europe, established in Brussels, takes responsibility for sales, marketing and technical support in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Since opening its Brussels office in 1994, Plextor has introduced a number of award winning products, including CD/DVD-ROM drives, CD/DVD recordable drives, CD/DVD media and USB Flash Memory Drives (PlexFlash) and digital video converters.

* incl. Fast Warranty Service (2-year guarantee in the EU, Norway and Switzerland (Collect&Return), 1 year in other countries.
excl. VAT and other taxes




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