CERRITOS, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorex introduces the Mega
TravelDrive(TM), the latest addition to the award-winning family of
TravelDrive portable storage devices. For business travelers or anyone with a
laptop and a massive amount of data to store, the new Mega TravelDrive offers
4GB of capacity in less than a two-inch square -- making it the smallest
portable USB hard drive available.
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At just 1.75" x 1.96" x .56", the ultra-compact Mega TravelDrive is 20%
smaller than today's pocket hard drives. The Mega features a pivoting USB
connector that easily plugs into your computer's USB port on planes, trains or
anywhere space is tight, without requiring an extra power supply. And with
4GB of capacity, consumers can store more than 8,000 digital photos; 1,200
songs in MP3 format; or tens of thousands of text files in this stylish,
platinum-finish device. The Mega also features a blue LED indicator that
flashes during data transfer. The product comes bundled with convenience
accessories such as a protective, black carrying pouch and a USB cable.
"The Mega TravelDrive delivers high capacity, portable USB storage in an
unbelievably small form factor," said Allen H. Gharapetian, vice president of
marketing and product development for Memorex. "This product offers the best
cost-per-megabyte ratio compared to other portable storage solutions of this
The added capacity of the Mega TravelDrive makes it ideal for frequent
travelers, students, photographers and graphic artists who regularly create
large files and share them on the go. The Mega conforms to USB 2.0 standards
and is cross-platform compatible for use with both Mac and PC. Users can
simply connect the Mega TravelDrive to any computer's USB port and immediately
store and access files.
Availability and Pricing
The Memorex Mega TravelDrive will be available at major consumer
electronics retailers by October, for a suggested retail price of $149.99.
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Memorex Products, Inc. is the U.S. market-share leader of digital media
and media accessories. Since the early 1970s, Memorex has been one of the
most widely recognized and respected names in the consumer electronics
industry. Today, it is an influential brand in CD and DVD media, optical
drives and USB flash drives. Memorex is headquartered in Cerritos, Calif.
For more information on Memorex Products, Inc. or its products, please call
562-653-2800, or visit the company's Web site at www.memorex.com.
Memorex and the Memorex logo are registered trademarks of Memorex
International Inc. TravelDrive is a trademark of Memorex Products, Inc.
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