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Kingston launches 8GB CF card for photo pros

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12 June 2006] Kingston Technology, the world’s leading independent memory manufacturer, today announced the launch of a new high-capacity 8-GB CompactFlash Elite Pro card - further expanding its CompactFlash product range. Aimed at professional photographers and enthusiasts working within the studio, catalogue or portrait fields, the new CompactFlash Elite Pro card is designed to offer greater storage capacity - enabling professionals to produce larger files and optimise the performance of their high-end digital equipment for commercial purposes.


The new 8-GB CompactFlash Elite Pro card is the latest addition to Kingston Technology’s line of Flash Memory card solutions - which include 512 MB, 1-GB, 2-GB and 4-GB CompactFlash cards. Kingston Technology's Elite Pro line has been created to meet the increased demands of today’s professional photographers by delivering reliable and flexible memory solutions to match their specific capacity needs.

Jim Selby, Product Marketing Manager EMEA, Kingston Technology comments, "Photographers rely on Kingston Technology’s range of Flash Memory cards to deliver high performance and consistent results. The latest 8-GB Elite Pro card offers a larger capacity, allowing professional photographers and serious digital enthusiasts to capture more images on a single card and to better manage their workflow."


The new 8-GB card enhances the performance of power-hungry imaging applications used by both advanced amateur and professional photographers. When used in conjunction with matching high-performance digital devices, Kingston Technology’s line of CompactFlash Elite Pro cards provide ultra-fast transfer times, with read speeds of up to 8 MB/sec and write speeds of up to 6.75 MB/sec.

Kingston Technology’s 8-GB Type / CompactFlash Elite Pro card (part number: CF/8GB-S) has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of £212. All Kingston Technology CompactFlash products come with a lifetime warranty and free technical support.


For more information about Kingston Technology’s complete Flash Memory product line, visit www.kingston.com/uk.