The MemoryKick Si is a portable backup solution for photo, video and audio files. It comes in sizes of 160GB, 320GB and 500GB and can transfer any kind of file from memory cards.
The MemoryKick Si also lets you zoom in and out of photos, view slideshows of your images, view RAW files and EXIF info from the images.
The transfer speed rate is 40MB/s, which works out to a little more than 2GB per minute. The MemoryKick Si retails for $300, $360 or $430 for the respective capacity units.
You can find the MemoryKick Si at B&H Photo, Adorama and Amazon.
More details in the press release below.
MemoryKick Si Press Release
Argraph Corporation, the international supplier of photographic / imaging products,
demonstrates the MemoryKick Si™, the ideal solution for your digital life, which will transport the way we See, Share and Store photos, videos and music to the next level. See and try the MemoryKick Si at Argraph’s PMA 2010 booth 1649, Anaheim, CA, Feb 21-23.
The MemoryKick Si is the most advanced Photo Backup, Photo Viewer, Video Player, MP3 Player, Card Reader, and complete Portable Data Backup Solution available, all in one compact, stylish device. The MemoryKick Si is available in capacities of 160, 320, and 500GB.
The MemoryKick Si offers the fastest transfer speeds on the market. It can transfer any type of files (photos, videos, music, data, etc.) from memory cards, at blazing fast speeds up to 40MB/s utilizing its proprietary Direct Access File Management System (DA-FMS) technology, enabling it to transfer as much as 2.22 gigabytes per minute.
As many as three memory cards and one USB device can be connected simultaneously to the MemoryKick Si. You can easily transfer both to and from the MemoryKick Si, and virtually all of the memory cards and USB flash drives used today. You can also transfer directly from memory card to memory card, USB device, or computer hard drive.
The MemoryKick Si’s 3.5” VGA LCD color screen is ideal for vivid, detailed viewing of photos and videos. The built-in G-sensor automatically orients images for horizontal and vertical viewing. With its ability to zoom in and out, create and display slideshows, and view RAW photos and EXIF information, the MemoryKick Si will be every photographer’s indispensable digital assistant.
“The MemoryKick Si is a major advance in portable media centers. It provides the best functions of a Photo Bank (Epson, Hyperdrive, etc.), at a significantly lower price per megabyte. It features a large high-quality viewing screen with auto-orientation, zooming, and intuitive navigation,” explains Mark Roth, CEO of Argraph. “On top of that, the MemoryKick Si also boasts the best capabilities of an MP3 player, Memory Card Reader, Video Player, and even a Laptop by enabling you to create folders, copy, paste, and move images and rename them, all in one pocket-size, lightweight device. Nothing else comes close.”
“Large storage capacity, the fastest transfer speed available, reliability, multimedia functionality, and the ability to share quickly is what the MemoryKick Si is all about” added Anthony Cole Link, CEO of MemoryKick. “It is an essential necessity of digital life”.
The MemoryKick Si enables you to:
SEE Photos and Videos on a 3.5” VGA LCD Color screen. Zoom in and out on your photos. View RAW photos with the RAW image decoder / viewer. The Auto Orientation G-sensor automatically adjusts for vertical and horizontal viewing. View all of your photos in the gallery thumbnails; create and view personalized slideshows of your photos.
SHARE Photos, Videos, Music, and any other files by transferring them from the MemoryKick Si to attached thumb drives or memory cards. Use the MemoryKick Si as a “media sharing center” transferring files between any attached memory cards or USB storage devices. The MemoryKick Si accommodates up to four memory cards / devices simultaneously – CF, USB device, Memory Stick, plus another memory card.
STORE Photos on the MemoryKick Si high capacity 160, 320, or 500GB SATA Hard Drive. Backup your photos quickly and securely in the field.
PLAY your favorite music and videos and listen with the included earphones, the built-in speaker or on your home audio system. Connect to an LCD flat panel monitor or television to view photos and watch videos.
MemoryKick Si Key Features
Fast Transfer Speed from Memory Cards up to 40MB/s
160 / 320 / 500GB
3.5” VGA LCD Color Screen
Insert up to 3 Cards + 1 USB Simultaneously
Photo Backup / Viewer / Player
RAW Decoder / Viewer
Zoom In / Out
G-Sensor Auto Orientation
Copy, Paste, & Create Folders
Rename Files & Folders w/ QWERTY Keyboard
Audio / Video Out
EXIF Information + Histogram
Built-in USB OTG (USB Host)
Backup 250GB on a Single Charge
Lightweight: Only 9.87 Ounces
Available in Black and Blue colors (expected Street Prices shown):
160GB ($299.95), 320GB ($359.95), 500GB ($429.95)
The MemoryKick Si is available from retailers nationwide. The MemoryKick Si is assembled in the Unites States of America.
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