A product which was mentioned by Mike Rubin of Nikon, and once again on our News Discussion forum, Halo Data Devices are working on a 250MB Microdrive which is in a CF Type I form factor, meaning it would in theory work in all existing CF Digicams (including we hope the Coolpix 990). Availability Mid-2000.

Halo 250MB Microdrive Specifications

Interface CF Type 1
Capacity 250 MB
Data buffer 64 KB
Latency (average ms) 5.5
Transfer rate 5 - 9 MB/sec
Interface rate 33 MB/sec
Seek time - read (average) 5 ms
Power +3.3 VDC, 250 mA writing, 20mA standby
Shock Operating: 200 G
Non-operating: 1000 G
Weight 10 g
Dimensions 42.8 mm x 36.4 mm x 3.3 mm

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