Vosonic Technology Corporation, based in Taiwan and the manufacturer of the X'S-Drive and V-MP3H storage devices, has announced the X'S-Drive II , a new 6 in 1 Portable Storage device with USB 2.0 and an LCD Panel. The Vosonic X'S-Drive II is a new generation of X'S-Drive, combining the Fast USB 2.0 compatible interface and an LCD panel to indicate the Working status, File transfer, battery power level, and out of memory indicator.

Vosonic XS-Drive II Portable Storage Device

Vosonic Technology Corporation, based in Taiwan and the manufacturer of the X'S-Drive and V-MP3H storage devices, has announced the X'S-Drive II , a new 6 in 1 Portable Storage device with USB 2.0 and an LCD Panel.
The Vosonic X'S-Drive II is a new generation of X'S-Drive, combining the Fast USB 2.0 compatible interface and an LCD panel to indicate the Working status, File transfer, battery power level, and out of memory indicator.
Like the X'S-Drive VP2030, the X'S-Drive VP2060 allows the transfer of pictures and all the other files from any memory card to its internal 2.5 inches hard drive.
It can be used with all types of memory cards: Compactflash, IBM Microdrive, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital, and MultiMediaCard. (xD memory cards require a CompactFlash adapter)
Very easy to use, the Copy function from your memory cards just requires to press a button, and the files transfer progress is indicated on the LCD Panel.
Easy to carry, the X'S-Drive II includes built-in internal rechargeable batteries and a carry bag in which you can put as well your memory cards.
You can access your files stored on the Hard Drive on your computer with the new fact USB 2.0 Connection - you can also use the X'S-Drive II as a USB Combo card reader.

RSP (excl VAT) as follows: X'S-Drive II 20GB: USD 365 / 349 Euros / £229.70

Features

Unlimited internal storage capacity
The X'S-Drive II works with 2.5 inches Hard Drives of any capacity. You can purchase the X'S-Drive II with a pre-installed Hard Drive or install your own (provided it's 9.5mm).

Compact & light device
It weights only 300g with the built-in Hard drive and is easy to carry (13 x 7.5 x 2.5 cm).
The X'S-Drive II is provided with a free Carry Bag that you can also use to carry your memory cards.

Compatible with all the Memory Cards - No Adapter required (apart from xD which require a CF adapter)
The X'S-Drive works with all current memory cards used with digital cameras: Compactflash, IBM Microdrive, SmartMedia, Memory Stick (Sony & LexarMedia), Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital, and MultiMediaCard.

Fast transfer speeds
The file transfer from a memory card to the X'S-Drive is performed quickly by the X'S-Drive.
The file transfer to and from your computer are done via the fast USB 2.0 interface connection.

LCD Panel
LCD Panel to display the working status (no picture preview).

1. File transfer status
2. Amount of battery power left
3. Main storage out of memory indicator

Rechargeable Battery
The X’S-Drive II has a built-in rechargeable Lithium-ion battery which allows 1.6 hours of usage on full charge.

Specifications

Dimensions 13 x 7.5 x 2.5 cm
Weight 300g (including HD)
Storage Temperature -40oC / 70oC
Operating emperature 0oC / 70oC
Humidity 90% RH
Supply Voltage 9V / 18V
Supply Current Working:12V (360mA) Standby:175mA
Power Source Internal: Li-ion rechargeable battery 3.6V x 2 (720 mA) External: 12V adapter (1500mA)
Battery life 1.6 hours (full charge)
Hard Disk size 2.5 inch (any 2.5" HD 9.5mm - not 12mm)
Hard Disk Capacity Unlimited
Download interface Fast USB 2.0 Interface port
Download Speed Up to 480Mbps
Files System Support Standard FAT 12/16/32
PC Peripheral USB 2.0 Interface with standard storage device
LCD Panel Main storage (HDD) out of memory indicator Amount of battery power Error reading indicator Media type indicator File transfer status USB access Charge Status
OS Supported Windows 98/98SE, Win 2000 (with driver) Win ME/XP, Linux Kernel version 2.4 or above without driver Mac OS 8.6 - 9.0 with driver Mac OS 10.0.1 and above without driver
Memory cards Supported Compactflash Card type I / type II (CF) IBM Microdrive Smartmedia Card (SM) Memory Stick (MS) Memory Stick Pro (MS Pro) Secure Digital (SD) MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Box content AC Power adapter, USB Cable, User's guide, Driver CDRom, Carry bag (optional)
Supply Voltage 9V / 18V

Product Shots

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