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Sony announces tiny & colorful Micro Vault with 4 Gigabyte

Sony Europe has announced the 4GB Micro Vault Tiny, a new addition to its range of USB storage media. The tiny unit measures only 14.5 x 2.7 x 30 mm, and is available in stylish purple color with a fashionable clip-on carrying case. The pre-loaded Virtual Expander data compression software allows users to store up to 3 times more data than the native capacity. The Micro Vault Tiny support Hi-Speed USB (2.0) and is compatible with Macintosh and Windows systems, including the new Windows Vista...

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Sony Europe's Recording Media & Energy (RME) division has announced the launch of a new addition to its range of colourful, ultra-portable USB storage media – the 4GB MICRO VAULT Tiny.

Available in a stylish purple colour with a fashionable clip-on carrying case, the 4GB MICRO VAULT Tiny can go wherever its user goes - ideal for sharing large numbers of music, pictures and video clips*, keeping access to business or personal files whilst travelling and enabling access to personal files from any computer.

The pre-loaded Virtual Expander data compression software allows users to store up to 3 times more data than the native capacity**. The MICRO VAULT Tiny products are compatible with Macintosh and Windows operating systems, including the new Windows Vista.

The 4GB MICRO VAULT Tiny is available now.


* Approximate numbers of files which can be stored on a 4GB MICRO VAULT Tiny: 69h50min of music (MP3, 128Kbps), 2928 digital photos (5Megapixel, Standard mode); 16h20min video (MPEG4 QVGA 384Kbps with 128 Kbps audio).

** Micro Vault Virtual Expander is compatible with Windows XP(SP1 and higher) and Windows 2000(SP3 and higher). Administrator rights are required. This application only operates with Micro Vault on which it was pre-installed at the time of purchase. Actual data compression rates depend on file types and contents."3 times" is an average figure based on actual tests performed by Sony on a sample of 14 files of various types and Canterbury Corpus method.
March 20, 2007
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