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One Gigabyte xD-Picture Card from Olympus

One Gigabyte xD-Picture Card from Olympus - New levels of storage for xD-Picture Card

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Olympus 1Gb xD memory cardAs one of the world's smallest storage media for digital cameras and digital voice recorders, the xD- Picture Card is now capable of holding an entire gigabyte of data, whether it’s digital images, video, music files, written documents, or presentations.

“With its small size and powerful memory card platform, the xD-Picture Card enables Olympus to develop feature-rich digital cameras that are consistently rated among the best in their class. The One Gigabyte xD-Picture Card is a tremendous benefit for photographers who wish to capture a greater number of images, at higher resolution settings.” said Chip Pryor, memory products business manager, Olympus Imaging America Inc.

Designed to Do More
By offering a range of storage capabilities, the One Gigabyte xD-Picture Card guarantees that digital camera users’ storage requirements will be fulfilled. Whether on a challenging photo-shoot assignment or on that once-in-a-lifetime backpacking adventure far from civilization when having the most storage is a must, professionals and other active photographers will appreciate the convenience and freedom the new one gigabyte card provides.

For example, used with the 5.0-megapixel Olympus Stylus 500, the one gigabyte removable media can save up to approximately 800 High Quality (HQ) images – an incredible amount of image files. The new high-capacity card also supports Olympus exclusive features such as Panorama photography. Olympus xD-Picture Cards are the only media cards on the market that enable the Panorama function on Olympus digital cameras, whereby up to 10 images can be stitched together to create incredible vistas.

Innovative Memory Media
Using multi-level cell (MLC) technology, the Olympus One Gigabyte xD-Picture Card inaugurates the first of the Type-M series of xD media designed to reach up to 8 gigabytes in storage capacity. MLC technology doubles the amount of information that can be stored in a single memory cell, increasing storage capacity and cost effectiveness.

Compact and durable, the Olympus xD-Picture Card is the ultimate reusable digital media. The size of the card (20mm x 25mm x 1.7mm, a weight of only 2 grams) allows for digital manufacturers to design even smaller, more stylish and powerful digital devices today and in the future.

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