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    Kingston MobileLite 9-in-1 USB Card Reader - Press Release

    Kingston Technology Debuts MobileLite 9-in-1 USB Reader Making Mobile Data Exchange Quick, Easy
    Innovative Device Simplifies Myriad of Flash Card Formats; SD Memory Bundle Trio Accompanies Versatile Reader Release

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the launch of MobileLite: a 9-in-1 USB card reader that helps mobile consumers navigate multiple expansion memory card formats more easily when moving between mobile phones, digital cameras, PCs and portable media devices. Three Secure Digital™ (SD) Flash memory card bundles join the MobileLite release: a 1GB standard SD card combo pack is available now and 1GB microSD and 2GB SD bundles will follow later this quarter.

    “There are so many Flash memory card formats currently used by different digital devices that the Kingston MobileLite will be a welcome tool that simplifies managing digital content between one’s cell phone, digital camera, PC and MP3 player,” said Wendy Lecot, Flash marketing manager, Kingston®. “With nine different card reading options, MobileLite makes moving and accessing music, video, image and data files between cards and devices quick and easy – via one convenient reader,” continued Lecot.

    The new MobileLite USB Reader works with nine different memory card formats: microSD; miniSD; full-size Secure Digital; SDHC; MMCmicro; MMCmobile, RS-MMC; MMCplus and full-size MMC. When in use, MobileLite appears as three drive letters (for example G:\, H:\ and I:\) and data transfer is as simple as drag and drop.

    MobileLite USB Reader Features and Specifications:
    • Dimensions: 3.04” x 1.16” x 0.60” / 77.3mm x 29.5mm x 15.3mm
    • Speed Rating(a): Up to 9MB/sec read; 4MB/sec write
    • Compliant Standards: USB 2.0, SD 2.00, SDHC and MMC 4.1
    • Weight: 0.046 lbs. / 21g
    • Operating Temperature: 32° to 140°F / 0° to 60°C
    • Storage Temperature: -40° to 185°F / -40° to 85°C
    • Compatibility: Windows Vista, XP (SP1), 2000 (SP3); Mac OS (10.x and above); Linux (2.4 and above).
    • Guarantee: Two-year warranty on MobileLite reader; lifetime on SD cards.

    Kingston MobileLite Card Reader

    Part Number Product Description MSRP (U.S. only)
    FCR-MLMobileLite 9-in-1 Card Reader$ 8.99
    FCR-ML+SD/1GBMobileLite Card Reader with 1GB SD Card Bundle$ 22.99
    FCR-ML+SD/2GBMobileLite Card Reader plus 2GB SD Card Bundle$ 34.99
    FCR-ML+SDC/1GBMobileLite Card Reader plus 1GB microSD Card Bundle$ 23.99

    For more detailed information visit the Kingston Web site:

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