CES 2007: Buffalo introduce new line of USB flash drives

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buffalousb2drive.jpgBuffalo have announced the expansion of its high-performance line of memory products with a new set of USB 2.0 flash drives.

The High Speed Type E is an economical drive for general applications, whilst the Ultra High Speed Type S is designed for rapid transfer of high volumes of data – up to 1GB in less than a minute (read speed 27MB/s and write speed 18MB/s to be precise). It’s also compatible with Vista’s Ready Boost technology.

Type E drives come in 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, 1GB and 2GB versions. Type S drives have the same capacities less the 128MB version.

Drives are fully plug-and-play, come with an attachable cap, and extension cable, for the same size as a packet of chewing gum.

US prices range from $9 for the 128MB Type E up to $44 for the 2GB Type E or $49 for the 2GB Type S.

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Andy Merrett