Today SimpleTech introduced a 512 MB SD Memory card, featuring up to 10MB/s write speeds, this complements their original line up of SD cards in 32MB, 64MB, 128MB and 256MB capacities. It is available immediately for $400. SimpleTech have also announced the FlashLink USB Reader, the Bonzai USB Mini-Drive, 60GB SimpleDrive Deluxe External Storage Solution and the 5GB PC Card Hard Drive.

Press Release:

SimpleTech's Next-Generation Digital Convergence Technology

SimpleTech, Inc. bridges the digital divide with a wide range of industry-leading solutions for sharing photos and videos. Offering cross-platform compatibility, plug-and-play convenience and high capacities, SimpleTech delivers next-generation digital convergence technology today….

SimpleTech’s 512MB SD Card is next-generation removable flash storage, combining fast data transfer rates of 10MB/sec. and high capacity in a slim, compact design, making it the ideal solution for SD-compatible digital cameras, video recorders, digital projectors and photo printers. SimpleTech also offers SD cards in 32MB, 64MB, 128MB and 256MB capacities. SRP: 64MB - $60.00; 128MB - $110.00; 256MB - $200.00; and 512MB - $400.00.

The FlashLink™ All-in-One USB Reader provides the ideal data download and file sharing solution for multiple flash media card formats, including SmartMedia, SD, MMC, Memory Stick, Type I/Type II CompactFlash™ or a MicroDrive. Cross-platform compatible with PC and Mac computers, the All-in-One provides compatibility across the spectrum of digital media available on the market today. SRP - $40.00.

The latest trend in convenient transfer, transport and sharing for digital still photos and video clips, the Bonzai USB Mini-Drive offers up to 512MB of capacity in removable, upgradeable flash memory. Compatible with SD and MMC formats, Bonzai’s memory card is removable, for fast and easy upgrades, as well as convenient data sharing with a compatible digital device. Bonzai plugs into the USB 1.1 port of a PC or Mac, or the card inside Bonzai can be removed and inserted into a compatible digital still or video camera. Storage capacity is expanded by simply upgrading the SD or MMC card. SRP: 64MB - $80.00; 128MB - $120.00; 256MB - $280.00; and 512MB - $431.00.

The 60GB SimpleDrive Deluxe External Storage Solution stores thousands of digital photos or hours of streaming video clips. Offering USB 2.0/FireWire connectivity, the SimpleDrive Deluxe achieves near universal compatibility with notebook and desktop PCs and Macs, while offering the highest data transfer speeds possible - up to 1.5MB/sec. - in a portable storage device. Measuring just over one inch thick, the ultra-slim, durable SimpleDrive Deluxe weighs about a pound and can withstand up to 800GS shock and vibration rating. SRP - $399.00.

The 5GB PC Card Hard Drive saves valuable battery power, is hot-swappable, and compatible with several digital cameras that use PC Card Storage. Offering up to 120 Mb/sec. transfer rate, the rugged 5GB card offers up to 1000G non-operating shock resistance, and is hot-swappable for quick and easy access. SRP - $299.00