Cardmedia Europe has announced a new addition to its portable storage range with the 30GB X'S-Drive 2 XL VP2260, which is priced £140. The device has a new long life built-in rechargeable battery for up to two hours use and the LCD shows file transfer status, battery power level and capacity left on the hard drive. It has three card slots which can transfer data from Compactflash, IBM Microdrive, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, SD/MMC and xD-Picture Card media without adapters. A high speed transfer rate can copy data from a 1GB card in eight minutes. The X'S-Drive 2 XL VP2260 is available in 20GB to 80GB capacities.
X’S-DRIVE 2 XL VP2260
9-in-1 Portable Storage Device with 20GB to 80GB Capacity
Cardmedia (Europe) Ltd, the official UK distributor for the XS Drive Portable Storage devices, has announced the availability of the X’S-Drive 2 XL VP2260, a new Portable Storage Device with blue backlight LCD display, replacing the popular XS Drive II Plus VP2160.
The X’S-Drive 2 XL VP2260 remains a 2 button operation unit; “Power on / off” and “Copy” with a blue backlight LCD display for file transfer status, battery power level and capacity left on the HD.
The X’S-Drive 2 XL VP2260 allows the transfer of pictures and any other file from any memory card including xD picture cards via the 2 multi-memory card slots to its internal 2.5 inch hard drive.
All types of memory cards which can used are: Compactflash, IBM Microdrive, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, and xD picture card without any adapter.
The easy to use Copy function copies files from your memory cards with just the press of a button, and the names of the files being transferred are indicated on its LCD Panel.
The X’S Drive 2 XL has the latest technology implemented:
- Long life built-in internal rechargeable batteries for up to 2 hours of use
- High speed copy transfer rates (a 1GB memory card transfers in 8 minutes)
- Compact casing for easy carrying
You can access the files stored on the Hard Drive via your computer with the USB 2.0 Connection (USB 1.1 backward compatible) and you can also use the X’S Drive 2 XL as a USB Combo card reader.
The RRP for the X’S-Drive 2 XL VP2260 30GB is £140 incl VAT
Higher capacities up to 80GB are available
Unlimited internal storage capacity
The X’S Drive 2 XL works with 2.5 inches Hard Drives of any capacity. You can purchase the X'S-Drive II Plus with a pre-installed Hard Drive or install your own (provided it's 9.5mm).
Compact & lightweight device
The X’S Drive 2 XL weights only 230g with the built-in hard drive and is easy to carry (11.6 x 7.8 x 2.3 cm).
Compatible with all the Memory Cards - No Adapter required
The X'S-Drive 2 XL works with all current memory cards used with digital cameras: Compactflash, IBM Microdrive, SmartMedia, Memory Stick (Sony & LexarMedia), Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, and xD picture cards.
Fast transfer speeds
The file transfer from a memory card to the X'S-Drive 2 XL 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.
Speed test results
A 1GB memory card is transferred in 8mins
LCD blue backlight Panel to display the working status (no picture preview).
1. File transfer status with filename displayed + percentage processed
2. Amount of battery power left
3. Amount of space left on the hard drive
4. Amount of space used on the memory card
The X’S-Drive 2 XL has a built-in rechargeable Lithium-ion battery which allows 2 hours of usage on full charge.
The X’S-Drive 2 XL is guaranteed against manufacturer's defects for 1 year
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)
- XD PICTURE CARD (XD)
- RS MMC (WITH ADAPTER)
- MINI SD (WITH ADAPTER)
- MS DUO (WITH ADAPTER)
- MS PRO DUO (WITH ADAPTER)
Blue backlight LCD displays:
- Amount of battery power
- File transfer status
- Main Storage (HDD) and Memory Card Capacity
- Memory card / HDD error indicator
- USB Access
- Charge Status
Supports data transmission from memory card(s) to built-in 2.5 Hard drive
Backup all kinds of files as the 2.5" external HDD, USB card reader / writer
Power Source Internal Power: Li-ion rechargeable battery 3.7V / 1200mAh
External Power: 5V adapter (2.5A))
Battery life: 2 hours (full charge)
Download interface: Fast USB 2.0 Interface port (Backward compatibility with USB 1.1)
Download Speed: Up to 480Mbps
Music Playback: MP3 Format
Files System: Support Standard FAT 32
PC Peripheral: USB 2.0 Interface with standard storage device
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
*Note: VP2260 doesn’t support Windows SP1, SP2,
please upgrade to SP3 or above.
Accessories Power adapter / USB cable / user's guide / Driver Disc / Earphones
Storage Temperature -40oC / 70oC
Operating Temperature 0oC / 70oC
Operating Humidity RH 90 %
Weight 230g (including HD & Battery)
Dimensions (L*W*H) 116 x 78 x 23 mm
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