Multi-Flash Readers feature high-speed SATA interface.

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Available in read/write and read-only versions, Pocket eSATA/USB DigiDrive and Internal SATA/USB DigiDrive connect flash memory media to any computer or equipment via eSATA or USB interface. Supplied in size of portable floppy drive, Pocket model features max data transfer up to 1,500 Mbps with eSATA and 480 Mbps with USB 2.0. Internal model mounts directly into 3.5 in. drive bay. Both can be used as bootable devices with read/write speed up to 150 MBps.

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Addonics Announces New Multi-Flash Readers with a Unique High Speed SATA Interface

SAN JOSE, CA, -- Addonics Technologies ( today announced new multi-Flash readers with a high-speed SATA interface, including a read-only model that is ideal for markets such as forensics.

The new products are the Pocket eSATA/USB DigiDrive and the Internal SATA/USB DigiDrive. Both come in a standard Read/write and a read-only version.

Pocket eSATA/USB DigiDrive

The Pocket eSATA/USB DigiDrive is a plug-and-play Flash memory reader/writer that comes in the size of a portable floppy drive. It connects practically any flash memory media, including the latest SDHC standard, to any computer or equipment via either high speed eSATA or USB interface. When connected to an eSATA port, any flash media can be used as a bootable device with read/write speed up to 150MB/sec.

Unlike most low cost flash card readers in the market, the Pocket eSATA/USB DigiDrive comes with upgradeable firmware to ensure compatibility with future new Flash standards. There is also a choice of a Pocket eSATA/USB DigiDrive read-only model, which is an ideal solution for forensic applications.

The Pocket DigiDrive, which offers both eSATA and USB 2.0 connections, features maximum data transfer of up to 1,500 Mbits/sec with eSATA and up to 480 Mbits/sec with USB 2.0. The Pocket DigiDrive can also read and write to 15 different popular digital media. It has four slots for direct access to Compact Flash (CF), Secure Digital (SD) and SDHC (SD 2.0), Multi Media Card (MMC), and Memory Stick (MS).
List Price is $64 for the regular and the read-only version.

Internal SATA/USB DigiDrive.

The internal SATA/USB DigiDrive is Addonics advanced generation of internal Flash memory reader/writer. It is designed to mount directly into a standard 3.5" drive bay. Like the Pocket DigiDrive, the internal SATA/USB DigiDrive connects practically any flash memory media to any system or equipment via either the high speed SATA or USB interface and can be used as bootable device with read/write speed up to 150MB/sec.
The internal SATA/USB DigiDrive also comes with upgradeable firmware.

List price is $59.99 for both versions.

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Addonics products are available through the company online store, major catalog companies, resellers, VARs and distributors, including, PC Connection, CDW,,, Insight, and Ingram Micro.

Addonics Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a broad line of external and mobile storage products. Addonics is headquartered at 1918 Junction Ave, San Jose, CA 95131. Phone: 408-573-8580.

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