Wednesday, October 7th 2009

Kingston Digital Releases MobileLite Generation Two Media Card Reader

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of the MobileLiteG2 card reader. The MobileLiteG2 is the second generation of the popular MobileLite Flash card reader, which allows easy data transfer between Flash memory cards and PC or Mac. Supported card formats include SD, SDHC, microSD, microSDHC, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo and Memory Stick Micro (M2).

“The MobileLiteG2 is a small, portable reader that makes managing content quick and convenient between a device like a mobile phone, digital camera or MP3 player, and a host device with a USB connection such as a PC,” said Wendy Lecot, Flash card business manager, Kingston. “For consumers and business users, the compact size and simple plug-and-play ability makes it an essential part of one’s mobile gear.”

The MobileLiteG2 has retractable covers on each side to protect the USB connector and the Flash memory cards from damage. It ships with a lanyard and short USB extension cable to make it easier to use with harder-to-reach USB slots. When in use, the MobileLiteG2 appears as two drive letters (e.g. E:, F:). Data transfer between cards or host device is as simple as drag and drop.

The MobileLiteG2 ships as a stand-alone reader and is also available as a bundle with a 4GB or 8GB Class 4 SDHC card. The MobileLiteG2 is backed by a two-year warranty while Kingston cards carry a lifetime warranty. For more information, visit the Kingston Technology website.

MobileLiteG2 Features and Specifications:
  • Compliant: with the USB 2.0 specification, SD 2.00, SDHC 4.1 standard, new MS PRO-HG Duo standard
  • Versatile: multi-functional USB card reader supports SD/SDHC, microSD/SDHC, MSPD, MS PRO-HG Duo and M2
  • Portable: easily fits into your pocket
  • Easy: plug and play into any USB 2.0 or 1.1 port
  • Dimensions: 2.45" x 1.16" x 0.646" (62.15mm x 29.40mm x 16.40mm)
  • Weight: 18.90 g
  • Operating Temperature: -40°F to 140°F (-40°C to 60°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
  • Guaranteed: two-year warranty
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4 Comments on Kingston Digital Releases MobileLite Generation Two Media Card Reader

#1
t77snapshot
I like the retractable covers, I have 2 SanDisk readers and I lost the caps to both of them. But why would it appear as two drive letters?
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btarunr
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by: t77snapshot
I like the retractable covers, I have 2 SanDisk readers and I lost the caps to both of them. But why would it appear as two drive letters?
Maybe it's two card readers in one. Some card readers assign a drive letter to every card slot they have.
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#3
xenos
Do you know what, I bought the older version of this about a week ago. Bugger.
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#4
DaveK
This would be very handy for me as I have no card reader and have to plug in my camera via USB to copy pictures and it's usually dead after taking pictures, it's also quite slow (7MB/s) which sucks when copying 720p videos with a 15Mb/s bit rate, just need to find where to buy one...
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