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Kingston Digital Releases SDHC Video Cards and More at CES

LAS VEGAS and FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. , Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- International CES -- Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announced today it is releasing in the U.S. a line of SDHC Video cards for use in digital camcorders. The SDHC Video cards carry plenty of recording time and are available in 60 minute (4GB), 120 minute (8GB) and 240 minute (16GB) capacities.


"The need for larger storage is growing in importance as digital camcorder use is on the rise especially with more consumers shooting video in high definition," said Wendy Lecot , Flash business development manager, Kingston Digital. "Our SDHC Video cards are perfect for capturing memories in full 1080i or 1080p, whether it's a party, family vacation or any other special occasion."

The Kingston SDHC Video cards feature a Class 4 speed rating, which guarantees a minimum data transfer rate of 4MB/sec., making them ideal for use in the latest digital camcorders and for fast transfer from card to PC. They can be found at various online e-tailers including Adorama,, and For more information, please visit

Kingston SDHC Video Card Features and Specifications:

-- Capacities(1): 60 min. (4GB); 120 min. (8GB); 240 min. (16GB(2)) -- Dimensions: 0.94" x 1.26" x 0.08" (24mm x 32mm x 2.1mm) -- Weight: 0.09ozs (2.5g) -- High-Speed Class Rating: Class 4: 4MB/sec. -- Operating Temperature: -13 degrees F to 185 degrees F (-25 degrees C to 85 degrees C) -- Storage Temperature: -40 degrees F to 185 degrees F (-40 degrees C to 85 degrees C) -- Voltage: 3.3v -- Compliant: with SDHC host devices; not compatible with standard SD-enabled devices/readers -- File Format: FAT32 -- Reliable: lifetime warranty(3) -- Simple: as easy as plug and play

Kingston Video SDHC Card Capacities and Pricing Part Number Capacity MSRP (U.S. only) Subject to change. SDV/4GB 60 Minutes (4GB) SDHC Video Card $20.00 SDV/8GB 120 minutes (8GB) SDHC Video Card $36.00 SDV/16GB 240 minutes (16GB) SDHC Video Card $76.00

Video Record Times(3) Video Content 6Mbps 9Mbps 13Mbps 4GB 90 min, 60 min. 42 min. 8GB 180 min. 120 min. 83 min. 16GB 361 min. 240 min. 166 min.

(1)Please note: Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information, please consult Kingston's Flash Memory Guide at

(2)16GB cards may require updated device drivers. Consult the device documentation for requirements.

(3)Number of minutes based on internal testing. Results may vary. Please visit for additional information.

About Kingston Digital, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. ("KDI") is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California , USA. For more information and other CES releaes, please visit or call 800-337-8410.

Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

SOURCE Kingston Digital, Inc.