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Kingston Technology Introduces 64MB, 96MB High-Capacity CompactFlash Storage Cards.

Extended CF Card Line Provides Reliable High-Speed Media Storage For

Digital Cameras and Portable Computing Devices

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingston(R) Technology Company today announced the availability of 64MB and 96MB CompactFlash cards featuring the latest in high-density flash components. Kingston's new, high capacity CompactFlash cards provide a low price per megabyte of reliable, high-speed media.

Today the uses for flash memory are rapidly increasing. Whether it's digital cameras, palmtops, Portable Digital Assistants (PDAs), digital music players, or cellular phones; they all need a reliable and easy way to store and transport vital information.

Flash memory has quickly become today's hottest portable storage technology. It's more flexible than a floppy and can store up to 96MB of data. It is more rugged and much faster than a hard drive. Unlike RAM, flash memory can retain data even when the power is turned off. Kingston's 64MB high-capacity CompactFlash cards can store as many as 640 images, while the 96MB CompactFlash cards can store up to 960 images.

"The advanced flash memory technology is altering the electronic industry to digital. Kingston's objective in evolving higher capacity CompactFlash storage cards is to provide consumers the latest technology of an emerging digital market," said Christina Chu, flash memory product manager, Kingston. "Today's announcement of Kingston's 64MB and 96MB CompactFlash cards demonstrate Kingston's full support of the CompactFlash Association standards and all standards that propel growth in memory design technology," added Chu.

Kingston's 64MB CompactFlash card, part number (CF/64) has a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $193.00. The 96MB CompactFlash card, part number (CF/96) has a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $276.00. Both capacities come with a five year warranty and free technical support.

About Kingston Technology

With annual sales over $1 billion, Kingston offers a complete line of memory, storage, networking and PC enhancement products. With strictly regulated ISO-registered facilities in the United States (ISO 9001), Ireland (ISO 9002), Malaysia (ISO 9002) and Taiwan (ISO 9002), Kingston markets its products through an extensive worldwide network of distributors, major reseller chains and independent dealers. For additional information on Kingston products, please contact Kingston Technology at (800) 337-8410.

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