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July 22, 2014 - Simultaneously supporting PCIe and SATA interfaces, M.2 SSD uses MLC flash memory with respective read and write speeds to 540 and 300 MBps. While 2242 length SSD comes in 32, 64, and 128 GB capacities, 2280 length SSD offers 32, 64, 128, and 256 GB capacities. All variants feature SATA3 interface (6 GBps), BCH and ECC error checking and correcting technologies, as well as self-monitoring, analysis, and report technology (SMART) and operate from 0 to +70°C.

Kingmax Micro Technology Inc.

1304 John Reed Court, City Of Industry, CA, 91745, USA

Original Press Release

KINGMAX M.2 SATA3 SSD High Compatibility Interface Released

Press release date: July 15, 2014

The common interface M.2 SSD that made its debut in 2013 has started to enter the application market recently. The major memory manufacturer KINGMAX is now officially announcing the release of a new M.2 SSD product to manufacturers.

High Compatibility Interface
M.2 SSD (originally known as NGFF) evolved from the Mini PCI-E (PCI Express mini Card) specifications, and supports PCI-E and SATA interfaces simultaneously. This device covers a wide variety of products and allows great flexibility in connection designs. It also has powerful bandwidth expansion capabilities and is gradually become the main storage equipment of ultra-lightweight mobile computing products.

Lightweight and Compact Advantages
The length specifications currently provided by KINGMAX is 42 and 80, which is commonly known as the 2242 and 2280 specifications. Compared to mSATA, the size of the M.2 SSD 2242 saves up to 55% space size and the 2280 specification can reduce 15% of space usage. In addition, M.2 SATA3 SSD only weighs 5g, making it extremely suitable to be used in ultra-lightweight computing products such as smartphones and tablets etc.

Full-Capacity Application
The M.2 SSD uses high speed MLC flash memory, with a reading speed as high as 540MB/s and writing speed up to 300MB/S. The KINGMAX M.2 SSD also includes BCH and ECC error checking and correcting technologies, allowing automatic correction using the memory and avoiding losses due to calculation errors. It also has self-monitoring, analysis and report technology (S.M.A.R.T.) to help you protect important data. KINGMAX uses its professional SSD R&D and manufacturing skills to guard its products rigorously and the M.2 SSD products have a full-capacity design. The 2242 specification current comes in 32/ 64/ 128GB selections and the 2280 specification has four capacities 32/ 64/ 128/ 256GB available for selection.

Technical Support and Service
The KINGMAX M.2 SSD passed international certifications including CE, FCC, BSMI and RoHS etc.; the products have passed rigorous reliability tests to ensure the reliability and long-term use of the data. All products have passed advanced and precise compatibility tests before being shipped, ensuring consistent product qualities. Thoughtful and complete after-sale warranty services are also provided for all memory products.

Specifications
Product Name M.2
Features • Global wear leveling algorithm to enhance lifetime
• High level of BCH ECC supported
• High speed MLC
• High reliability
• High performance
• Full capacity
Interface SATAIII 6GB/s
Form Factor M.2 2242/2280
Capacity 2242(42mm)F32GB/64GB/128GB
2280(80mm)F32GB/64GB/128GB/256GB
Flash Type MLC
Dimension 2242:22.0mm(W)x42.0mm(L)x3.4mm(T)
2280:22.0mm(W)x80.0mm(L)x3.4mm(T)
Weight 5g
Sequential Read Up to 540MB/s
Sequential Write Up to 300MB/s
Operating Temperature 0°C~70°C
Storage Temperature -55°C~95°C
Humidity 10%~95% non-condensing
Shock Resistance 1500G/ 1.0ms
Vibration Resistance 15G
Voltage DC 5V+/-5%
Active 32GB: 2.2W(Typ.)
64/128/256GB: 2.8W(Typ.)
Idle 64/128/256GB: 0.33W(Typ.)
MTBF 1.2 million hours
Product Health Monitoring S.M.A.R.T.
Warranty 3 years
Compliance CE, FCC, BSMI, RoHS

About KINGMAX
KINGMAX Group is the worldfs first RAM/Flash memory module manufacturer that features vertical industrial integration capabilities, solid R&D capability and innovative cutting-edge patented technology.  KINGMAX believes that gQuality comes from perfection in technologyh, and its mission is to offer innovation and perfection in all its products. All the KINGMAX products therefore undergo rigorous tests before launching to the market to ensure the highest quality, and with their lifetime warranty, you can be completely assured that KINGMAX products are your best choice. For more information, please visit the KINGMAX official website at: www.kingmax.com

Media Contact
Collins Lin
Marketing Dept. Brand Marketing Div.
KINGMAX Digital Inc
E-mail: collins.lin@kingmax.com.tw
TEL: 886-2-2567-7111 ext: 6675

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