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Flash Memory Devices

  • Memory card: Memory cards are flash memory storage media used to store digital information in many electronics products. The types of memory cards include CompactFlash, PCMCIA, secure digital card, multimedia card, memory stick etc.
  • Memory stick: Sony introduced memory stick standard in 1998. Memory stick is an integrated circuit designed to serve as a storage and transfer medium for digital data. It can store data in various form as text, graphics, digital images etc. transfer of data is possible between devices having memory stick slots. Memory sticks are available in various storage sizes ranging from 4MB to 64GB. The dimensions of a memory stick are 50mm long, 21.5mm wide and 2.8mm thick (in case of pro format). The transfer speed of memory stick is 160 Mbit/s.

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