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  • 21 September 2004 09:48

Belkin launches Hi-Speed USB 2.0 15-in-1 Media Reader and Writer and OmniDock™ for Handheld devices

Belkin today announced two new mobile computing accessories: one to transfer files from four memory cards at once and another to safely “dock” your handheld while driving. The Hi-Speed USB 2.0 15-in-1 Media Reader and Writer works with 15 media cards including xD Picture Card, allowing you to drag and drop files, images, and music to your computer from your PDA or handheld, MP3 player, digital camera, or other device. The OmniDock for Handheld Devices holds your handheld device in your car's cup holder so you can view your data in the vehicle. Both items are now available at Australian retailers.

Hi-Speed USB 2.0 15-in-1 Media Reader and Writer (F5U249) - RRP $99.95 The Media Reader and Writer lets you transfer files from one media card to another, or transfer files from all four media cards simultaneously at transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps. It features four dedicated slots to accommodate all popular types of media including: xD Picture Card, CompactFlash® I, CompactFlash II, SmartMedia™, Secure Digital, Mini Secure Digital (Mini SD), MultiMediaCard, RSMMC**, IBM® Microdrive™, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Duo™**, Memory Stick Pro™, Memory Stick Pro Duo™*, Memory Stick MagicGate™*, and Memory Stick MagicGate Duo™. The Media Reader and Writer also increases bandwidth for transferring large multimedia files between DV camcorders, drives and other peripherals, and the PC. The package includes Ulead® Photo Explorer™ photo editor for Macintosh® computers, a digital photography solution designed to let you capture, view, and convert images, and share them over the Web.

OmniDock for Handheld Devices (F8U0802 large and F8V9990 small) - RRP AU$49.95ea The OmniDock for Handheld Devices provides security and stability for your handheld device, along with flexible construction for a perfect fit in your car's cup-holder console. With its innovative height-adjustment capability, the ratcheting-neck feature lets you reposition your device easily. Available in both large and small sizes, the OmniDock also includes an adapter cup for different-sized cup holders.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, INTERVIEWS, TRIALS OR IMAGES, PLEASE CONTACT: Joanna Bieniawski Porter Novelli (02) 9463 7600 jbieniawski@porternovelli.com.au About Belkin Corporation Belkin Corporation, the global leader in connectivity solutions, offers a range of innovations for the computer, electronics, and mobile consumer. With a diverse and far-reaching product mix consisting of home and enterprise networking, KVM (keyboard/video/mouse) and peripheral sharing, power protection and cabling, as well as USB and FireWire® devices, Belkin extends its reach also to Bluetooth™, cellular, PDA, iPod™, and other solutions for mobile computing. Belkin products are available through a network of major distributors, resellers, and superstores. For more information in Australia contact 1800 235 546.

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