Pretec Inc. has announced what it claims are the worlds largest CompactFlash cards, available in capacities ranging from 1.5 Gbytes to 3.0 Gbytes.
With many PDAs and other portable decvices like digital camera using CompactFlash cards for to store images and other data, the demands for portable storage has steadily increased. But if youd like the flexibility of storing potentially thousands of images, be prepared to pay.
Pretec only announced the price for the 3-Gbyte version of the CF card; however, at $2,499, the price will undoubtedly be far, far beyond the majority of most users. A Pretec spokeswoman was unable to be contacted at press time, and the companys voice mail system was not accepting messages.
While samples of the new cards are available now, the company did not relase a production timetable.
Industrial and military grade 1.5GB, 2GB, and 3GB CF cards are also available from Pretec, the company said, with tolerances from between -40 degrees centigrade and 125 degrees centigrade.