December 14, 2007 Flash memory formats continue to expand but fortunately, so too do the transfer solutions. Kingston’s latest external, hi-speed multi-card reader supports 19 types of Flash memory cards in a 3.61" x 2.71" package for USD$17.

With four built-in slots to handle the various card formats, the Kingston Media Reader has a retractable chassis that keeps inserted cards safe. It also houses a short, compact USB cable for use on the go with a notebook or other portable device with a USB port. A detachable three-foot extension USB cable is also included for use at home or at the office. The four built-in slots supports CompactFlash Type I and II, SD, SDHC, miniSD, miniSDHC, microSD, microSDHC, MMC, MMCmobile (DV RSMMC), MMCplus, MMCmicro, RS-MMC, Microdrive, as well as Memory Stick Micro (M2), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo.

Weighing 0.1585 lbs and measuring 3.61" x 2.71" x 0.79" the Kingston Media Reader is compact enough for travel and ideal for the consumer or business professional who uses multiple card formats to transfer data, music, photos, videos and other files between mobile phones, cameras, PCs and other devices.

The Kingston Media Reader carries a two-year warranty and an MSRP of USD$17.00.