The Pretec P240 USB 3.0 card reader, which is compatible with SDXC, CF and other memory card formats, is looking to be available around August 2010. USB 3.0 (or SuperSpeed USB) is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices, but offers 10x improvement in speed with a 5Gbps signaling rate when tied to USB 3.0 connections on both ends.
Pretec’s new 64GB SDXC card is a Class 16 card is also set to start trickling out soon. These products and more from Pretec will be featured at Computex Taipei, which starts today.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]