Press Release 2004 Vol. 4
六 01, 2004
Pretec Demonstrates MMC 4.0-The World's Fastest Flash Memory Card
"Taipei, Taiwan, June 1, 2004 - Pretec Electronics Corp., the global leading company offering flash memory cards since 1995, is demonstrating the world's No. 1 MMC 4.0 flash memory cards with read speed about 150X (22.5MB/s) and write speed greater than 120X (18MB/s), which is regarded as the fastest-speed small form factor flash memory cards today, at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2004, Hall 4 # T101A.
Compatible with most Secure Digital (SD) slots used by mobile phones, digital cameras, and other portable digital devices, MMC (MultiMediaCard) is one of the most popular memory cards in the world. MMC version 4.0 is the most recent specification released by MMCA ( With a maximum transfer rate up to 20 times of today's MMC and 4 times faster than today's SD cards, MMC 4.0 comes with no royalties even for such high-speed interface. The access speed of Pretec MMC 4.0 is about 200% faster than the current fastest SD cards available in market and about 800% faster than MMC 3.2.
Support dual-voltage operation of 3V/1.8V, Pretec MMC 4.0 is granted the lowest power consumption amongst worldwide flash memory cards when operated at 1.8V. In addition, Pretec also offers Reduced-Size (RS) MMC 4.0, measured at 18mmX24mmX1.4mm only, which is 44% smaller area than SD cards and 62% smaller volume than SD cards. Pretec RS-MMC 4.0 is one of the smallest flash memory cards available in the world.

About Pretec
PretecTM Electronics Corp. ( offers a complete spectrum of small form factor memory cards and card readers such as ATA/CF card, IDE & Mini-IDE Flash Drive (MIDE), SmartMediaTM, MultiMedia CardTM, and SD Card for the digital imaging, mobile computing, and Military/Industrial Control markets; and is the creator of Innovative CompactI/OTM cards for PocketPCTM, digital cameras and many IA devices. Pretec has consistently demonstrated the highest capacity CF cards in the world; such as 80MB, 128MB, 160MB, 320MB, 640MB, 1.5GB, 2GB, 3GB, 6GB, and 12GB CF card at various locations around the world for the past five years.
*Note: MIDE, and CompactI/O are trademarks of Pretec Electronics Corporation. PocketPC is trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks mentioned herein are recognized as the property of their respective holders.
Pretec Electronics Corp. C-ONE Technology Corp.
Brian Grundell IT Chiang
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