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Hitachi launch range of high speed MMC cards

Sep 10, 2001 at 04:00 GMT

Hitachi as today announced a range of MMC (MultiMediaCard) cards. They range in capacity from 16 to 128 MB. It's worth noting that this is only the third announcement (Toshiba, SanDisk previously) of 128MB MMC (or SD) cards. The 16 and 32 MB cards have a claimed transfer speed of 1 MB/sec, the 64 and 128 MB cards have a claimed transfer speed of 2 MB/sec. (Though it's not clear what Hitachi define MB as).

Hitachi high-speed Multimedia cards

Product ID Capacity Transfer rate
HB28B128MM2 128 MB 2 MB/sec
HB28D064MM2 64 MB 2 MB/sec
HB28D032MM2 32 MB 1 MB/sec
HB28E016MM2 16 MB 1 MB/sec