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Jobo unveils Giga one ultra image storage device

Jobo announces the new GIGA One Ultra portable image storage device, successor to the GIGA one, and featuring an ultra quick download speed of up 1 GB of data in about three minutes. The One Ultra is available in four hard disc capacities up to 200 GB, the new JOBO GIGA one ultra supports CompactFlash, Microdrive, SDHC, MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, and the MultiMediaCard. The units will be available at the end of October with four storage capacities of 40, 80, 120 and 200 GB at retail prices of $149, $199, $229, $329 respectively...

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Check-out other Jobo digital imaging productsAffordable new portable image storage unit features ultra quick download speed and is available in four different storage capacities up to 200 GB

OBO AG announces today the new GIGA one ultra portable image storage device featuring an ultra quick download speed of up to 5.47 MB per second (more than twice as fast as the JOBO GIGA one) and 1 GB of data in about three minutes. Available in four hard disc capacities up to 200 GB, the new JOBO GIGA one ultra supports all popular media card types, including SecureDigital High Capacity (SDHC).

“The new easy-to-use JOBO GIGA one ultra is the perfect solution for today's on-the-go digital photographer,” said Johannes Bockemuehl-Simon, JOBO's CEO. “Not only is this new unit extremely fast when it comes to downloading all digital data for safe and reliable backup storage, this next generation GIGA one is available in various capacities and price points sure to please budget-minded photographers looking for the best their money can buy.”

The new PC and Mac compatible JOBO GIGA one ultra is available in four hard disc capacities – 40 GB, 80 GB, 120 GB and 200 GB. This new unit accommodates all popular media cards featuring slots for CompactFlash (CF) I/II, Microdrive, SecureDigital (SD), SDHC, (Memory Stick) MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, and MultiMediaCard (MMC). In addition, the GIGA one ultra can store digital data in popular file formats such as RAW, JPG, TIFF, MP3, doc, xls, ppt, etc. And if the user chooses to do so, this unit is capable of deleting all data from a user's memory card via the GIGA one ultra once file transfer is confirmed.

The new GIGA one ultra is USB 2.0 compatible, features a battery Status indicator, energy-saving function, large 2” LCD screen, a sturdy aluminium casing, and covered media card slots for protection against dust and dirt – an ideal feature for photographers that spend a lot of time outdoors. In addition, the new GIGA one ultra's LCD screen clearly displays the amount of hard drive disc space available as well as the status of every download. This compact unit measures 4.5(L) x 3.1 (W) x 1 (H) inches.

Available at the end of October 2007, the GIGA one ultra will be offered with four different storage capacities – 40GB, 80GB and 120GB and 200 GB and U.S. retail prices are expected to be $149, $199, $229, $329 respectively.

Additional information: Check-out other Jobo digital imaging products
October 16, 2007
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