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Score: 9.8/10  [1 review]
5 out of 5
ProdID: 687 - Kingston 512mb Ultimate SD-card
Brand: Kingston Technologies

Kingston 512mb Ultimate SD-card
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Kingston 512mb Ultimate SD-card product reviews

Focus your creative energies on getting the shot and use Kingston to get fast results. Kingston's Secure DigitalTM Ultimate (SD) memory cards deliver an impressive minimum sustained write speed rating and legendary Kingston reliability. SD Ultimate offers performance you can trust while giving you the most from your camera or other digital device.

To complete this high-performance solution, SD Ultimate offers huge storage capacities up to 2 GB**, a lifetime warranty and 24/7 technical support.

Features / Benefits:
    •  Dimensions : .94'' x 1.25'' x .08'' (24mm X 32mm X 2.1mm)
    •  Speed Rating : 133x: 23MB/sec. read rate, 20MB/sec. write rate
    •  Operating Temperature : 0 to 60 C / 32 to 140 F
    •  Storage Temperature : -20 - 85 C / -4 to 185 F
    •  Voltage : 3.3v
    •  Economical : low power consumption is easy on device's batteries
    •  Standardized : complies with SD Association specification standards
    •  Small : about the size of a postage stamp
    •  Secure : built-in write-protect switch prevents accidental data loss
    •  Simple : as easy as plug-and-play
    •  Reliable : lifetime warranty

* Please note: Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. Some devices may not support all of the options listed. Consult your owner's manual for supported configurations.

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Review by: tucker (Karl)
Dated: 5th of September, 2005

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This Review: 9.8/10
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What a beast of a storage chip! This unit really impressed me with it's speed and durability. The first day this arrived, I slipped it into the coin pocket of my jeans to free up and opposable thumb for some fiddly battery-swapping in the camera... and promptly forgot about it! That night, after my jeans had been through the wash, I remembered... "Oh SHAZBOT!" spake I, in a rough and course tongue...and fished the sodden chip out of the lint-stacked pocket, partialled mummified by the lint and fluff. A wiped, a clean, and few hours sitting in a warm spot above the heater to dry out... and it powered on right away, not a blink!

Time for the speed test. find a 123meg movie file to use, and try it under USB 1.1 mode... nothing at all impressive, around .746 meg per second WRITE speed, and .936 meg/sec READ time... nothing to write home about. However, when we performed the same test under USB 2 settings, we had a much more impressive 6.588 meg/sec READ rate, but a Middle of the road 1.499 meg/sec WRITE rate.

However, when this card is insterted into my digital camera, the speeds rocket to within a few hundred k/sec of the advertised specs. This increased the rate at which my camera could take photos by a factor of around 3... it stored them to the card so fast it was almost instant, since most of my images are around the 1meg range.

Overall, if you want enhanced performance, superior durability, and wrapped in a secure SD-sized bundle, then you would be unwise to overlook the Kingston Ultimate range of storage cards.

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