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MICROTECH ANNOUNCES NT SUPPORT FOR CAMERAMATE.

Microtech International, Inc., North Branford, Conn., has announced that their CameraMate[tm] PC Card reader is 100% compatible with version 4.0 of the Microsoft Windows NT[tm]

operating system. Supported via an enhanced driver, the CameraMate delivers expanded features such as media hot- swapping which is not a function of the standard NT 4.0 feature set.

Since its introduction in February 1998, the CameraMate has quickly become an industry favorite for PC Card storage solutions. It operates as an external PC Card reader that supports Type II and III PC Cards, CompactFlash[tm], and SmartMedia[tm]. In addition to its outstanding media flexibility, the CameraMate's street price is under $100, putting it well within the reach of all digital camera users.

CameraMate is equipped with a dedicated CompactFlash socket and a standard PC Card slot capable of accommodating Type I, II or III ATA devices. By using a Type II-to-SmartMedia adapter card, users can also read SSFDC SmartMedia cards in the standard PC Card slot. CameraMate features a parallel interface for widespread PC compatibility. CameraMate measures 3" x 5" x 1" , and has a footprint that accommodates almost any desktop. An integrated CompactFlash slot means the CameraMate does not require a Type II adapter to utilize CompactFlash cards. It also includes a 10.5mm card slot that is Type I/II/III compatible with all ATA storage devices.

The CameraMate, along with Microtech's entire line of digital imaging accessories, including Compact FlashFilm, SmartMedia, Digital FlashFilm[tm], and Digital PhotoAlbum[tm] SCSI PCMCIA reader/writers, are available from Ingram Micro and Pinacor distribution.

As of today, Microtech will include the new NT driver on a floppy with all CameraMate shipments. It can also be downloaded from Microtech's web site at:

http://www.microtechint.com/downloads/downloads.html For more information on the CameraMate as well as Microtech's complete line of Digital Photography and memory solutions, visit the Microtech web site at: http://www.microtechint.com Pricing and Availability:

DPCM-PAR-PC Estimated street price $98 Shipping now Microtech International is a majority-owned subsidiary of ADO Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd., a Tokyo-based public company with combined revenue in excess of 1.6 billion US dollars.

Microtech has been a quality manufacturer of memory and computer peripheral products since 1985. Specific products include storage subsystems, PC Card solutions, and memory upgrades for personal computers, printers, handheld devices, and digital cameras. Microtech is well known throughout the world for its innovative products and exceptional customer service, and boasts the largest installed base of satisfied storage and memory customers in the Macintosh arena.

Microtech's products are available directly, or through Ingram Micro, Inc. and Pinacor. Microtech International, Inc. is a member of the CompactFlash Association.

For more information, call (203)483-9402 ext. 2271.
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Date:Nov 1, 1998
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