Steve's Digicams - Breaking News - Lexar 02/12/2004 Press Release

Lexar Media

Press Releases - February 12, 2004

Lexar Media Announces 80X Professional CompactFlash Cards with 12MB/s Minimum Sustained Write Speed

Professional Memory Cards Include Improved Write Acceleration and Optimized Firmware for Non-WA Cameras

Las Vegas, February 12, 2004 (PMA Booth H100) - Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-performance digital media and accessories, today doubled the minimum sustained write speed capability of its Professional Series CompactFlash (CF) product line to 80X, or 12MB per second. With this introduction, Lexar Media is providing the fastest CompactFlash with guaranteed write speeds available, serving the needs of professional photographers and all digital camera users requiring faster image write times. Lexar is offering its 80X Professional Series CompactFlash cards in five different capacities, including 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB and 4GB. Lexar Media today also announced a 8GB 40X Professional Series CompactFlash card, extending the company