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PMA 2006
PNY Technologies Gives CompactFlash and Secure Digital Memory Cards a Speed Boost
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ORLANDO, Fla. --(Business Wire)-- Feb. 24, 2006 Announced today at PMA 2006 (Booth # 4667), PNY Technologies(R), Inc. introduced several, new higher-speed, higher-capacity digital storage solutions. The company's new 60X Optima(TM) CompactFlash(TM) (CF) cards and 60X Optima Secure Digital(TM) (SD) memory cards can now capture, transfer and store data at a minimum sustained write speed of up to 9MB(a) per second, and read speed of 10MB per second (66x) while its Optima Pro SD cards are capable of a write speed up to 20MB(a) per second (133x).

"Our new Optima memory cards enable images to read and write faster, so photographers can quickly capture and view that 'can't miss' shot," said Darshan Rauniyar, product manager, flash media, for PNY Technologies. "As many of the newest digital cameras come equipped with video capture, photographers require a high-density, high-speed card. Also, faster write speeds are particularly important to maximize the potential of the latest high-end, digital SLR cameras." Darshan added, "Timing is critical, so no shots are missed."

PNY Technologies' high-speed Optima CF and Optima SD cards will be available in 512MB, 1GB and 2GB in Q1 2006 from specialty camera retailers and e-tailers. PNY Optima Pro SD cards will be available in Q2 2006 from specialty camera stores. Available in 1GB and 2GB storage capacities, both Optima and Optima Pro come with a lifetime warranty.

PNY Technologies offers a full line of flash media to meet a range of professional and amateur needs including: CompactFlash(TM), SmartMedia(TM), MultiMedia(TM), Secure Digital(TM) and xD-Picture(TM) cards, Reduced size MultiMedia Card, Mini Secure Digital Card and a Multi Slot USB 2.0 card reader. Compatible with virtually all of today's popular digital cameras, MP3 players, hand-held devices and other consumer electronic products, PNY's flash media products are available in a range of capacities and provide quick, easy storage and transfer of large image, music or data files.

About PNY Technologies, Inc.

Established in 1985, PNY Technologies(R), Inc. is a leading supplier and marketer of NVIDIA Quadro(R) by PNY professional graphics boards and Verto(R)-brand consumer graphics cards. The company also offers a full line of high-end memory upgrade modules, flash media, Attache(TM) USB flash drives, flash peripherals and S-Cure(TM) Data Protection Cards. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., PNY maintains facilities in North America (Santa Clara and Orange County, Calif., Miami, Fla. and Parsippany, N.J.), Europe (France, United Kingdom, Germany) and Asia (Taiwan). For additional information, please visit the company's Web site at http://www.pny.com


   







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