Cardmedia has announced the Xu2019S Drive 2 XL VP2260, the latest portable storage device from Vosonic.

Cardmedia has announced the X?S Drive 2 XL VP2260, the latest portable storage device from Vosonic.

It incorporates a blue backlit display, which displays file-transfer information and remaining battery power. Images can be transferred onto the device using the one-touch copy button, from all the major memory card formats including CompactFlash, SecureDigital, xD-Picture Card and Memory Stick.

Transfer speeds for 1Gb cards are approximately 8 minutes. Also, up to two hours use is provided by the internal batteries, which are rechargeable.

Replacing the VP2160, the VP2260 is available in capacities up to 80Gb and will retail at £140 for 30Gb. Find out more at www.xs-drive.com

SPECIFICATIONS FOR X?S-DRIVE 2 XL VP2260

Memory cards Supported: Compactflash Card type I / type II (CF), IBM Microdrive

Smartmedia Card (SM), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MS Pro), Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), XD PICTURE CARD (XD), RS MMC (with adapter)

MINI SD (with adapter), MS DUO (WITH ADAPTER), MS PRO DUO (WITH ADAPTER)

LCD Display: Blue backlight LCD displays: Amount of battery power, File transfer statuS, Main Storage (HDD) and Memory Card Capacity, Indicator, Memory card / HDD error indicator, USB Access, Charge Status

Hard Disk: Supports data transmission from memory card(s) to built-in 2.5 Hard drive, Backup all kinds of files as the 2.5″ external HDD, USB card reader / writer

Power Source: Internal Power: Li-ion rechargeable battery 3.7V / 1200mAh

External Power : 5V adapter (2.5A))

Battery life: 2 hours (full charge)

Download interface: Fast USB 2.0 Interface port (Backward compatibility with USB 1.1)

Download Speed: Up to 480Mbps

Music Playback: MP3 Format

Files System: Support Standard FAT 32

PC Peripheral: USB 2.0 Interface with standard storage device

OS Supported: Windows 98/98SE, Win 2000 (with driver), Win ME/XP, Linux Kernel version 2.4 or above without driver, Mac OS 8.6 – 9.0 with driver

Mac OS 10.0.1 and above without driver, *Note: VP2260 doesn’t support Windows SP1, SP2, please upgrade to SP3 or above.

Accessories: Power adapter / USB cable / user’s guide / Driver Disc / Earphones

Storage Temperature: -40oC / 70oC

Operating Temperature: 0oC / 70oC

Operating Humidity: RH 90 %

Weight: 230g (including HD & Battery)

Dimensions (L*W*H): 116 x 78 x 23 mm