Tuesday, January 16th 2007

Transcend Intros New SD Cards for Sony PS3, and Nintendo Wii Game Consoles


Transcend information, a leading company in manufacturing flash memory products showcased its new SD gaming cards designed specially for game consoles, such as Sony PS3 and Nintendo Wii, at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The growing popularity of game consoles has catapulted the need for higher performance and bigger capacity flash memory cards.

Transcend has focused on the research and development of SD memory cards for many years. Therefore, its SD gaming card is a great choice for the next generation of game consoles, which include a memory card slot as standard. Now you are able to save and manage game saves, photos, MP3 music, or video clips in the new generation game consoles using Transcend’s SD gaming cards. Transcend’s SD gaming cards are now available in 1GB and 2GB capacities.

Among mainstream flash memory cards, the SD memory card is the most commonly used format and enjoys the highest market share. Transcend’s SD memory cards are frequently rated among the fastest and most reliable solutions with most reasonably prices for storing and transferring documents, pictures, music and videos for personal and business purposes, across the globe. Only top quality chips and controllers are used to ensure highest quality of Transcend SD gaming cards, which the mechanical write protection switch keeps data safer for longer by preventing accidental deletion or writing over your important data. In addition, all Transcend SD gaming cards are backed with lifetime warranty for highest customer service satisfaction.

Product Features
  • Compatible with Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 game consoles for saving and managing game saves
  • Download and backup Virtual Console (VC) games from the Wii Shop Channel
  • Compatible with all other media devices equipped with a SD slot for storing photos, pictures, MP3 and video files
  • Lower power consumption, which maximizes battery life in small portable devices
  • Includes Error Correcting Code (ECC) to detect and correct errors
  • Mechanical Write Protection Switch
  • Life time warranty
Source: Transcend
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9 Comments on Transcend Intros New SD Cards for Sony PS3, and Nintendo Wii Game Consoles

#1
EviLZeD
not really needed imo i dont think the wii and ps3 are compatible with specific sd cards so why pay extra kinda like vista certified stuff
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Jimmy 2004
by: EviLZeD
not really needed imo i dont think the wii and ps3 are compatible with specific sd cards so why pay extra kinda like vista certified stuff
:banghead:

You're right, I don't like the way some companies brand something for a specific use to make it seem superior. It may be slightly quicker, but it honestly doesn't matter much in situations like this, you aren't ever going to load anything more than a few meg from an SD card using a Wii or PS3.
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#4
PVTCaboose1337
Graphical Hacker
Stupid. Normal SD cards are fine. The sticker is not worth an extra $10.
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#5
jocksteeluk
how is this product any different from any other sd card?
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#6
evil bill
Its just another tactic to confuse the ordinary guy off the street who is buying for his kids without much knowledge about these things. His kid says "I need an SD card for my Wii" - he sees 2 in the shop, one is generic, the other is more expensive but Wii branded.

BOOM!! Marketing Shot!! - $10 in the kitty
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#7
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
So the memory cards for like the PS2 and such are really flash SD cards? I have an SD card for my camera and that damn thing is sooooo small. I dont see how this works.
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Jimmy 2004
by: WarEagleAU
So the memory cards for like the PS2 and such are really flash SD cards? I have an SD card for my camera and that damn thing is sooooo small. I dont see how this works.
:wtf: We're talking about the PS3, not PS2.
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error_f0rce
by: Jimmy 2004
:wtf: We're talking about the PS3, not PS2.
And more specifically, only the 60gb version of PS3.
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