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Kingston Announces New Reader, 64-GB 600x CF Card Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

30 March 2015

Kingston has announced its HS4 All-in-One media reader and a 64-GB version of its 600x CompactFash card.

The fourth generation HS4 reader reads all major card formats, including the lates SD card speeds, transferring files up to 5-GB/second over USB 3.0.

Kingston said the 32-GB and 64-GB CF Ultimate 600x cards reach speeds up to 90-MB/s read and write to support burst mode photography or HD video. They also include a copy of MediaRECOVER software to recover deleted files and restore corrupt files.


HS4 All-In-One media reader features and specifications include:

Size A portable 3.17mm x 52.68mm x 16mm
Connectivity USB 3.0, backwards compatibility with USB 2.0
Speed Up to 5-GB/s data transfer speed
Supported Card Formats CompactFlash Type I & II (UDMA 0-7)
microSD/microSDHC UHS-I/microSDXC UHS-I
Memory Stick PRO/Duo/PRO Duo/ PRO-HG Duo
Support Two-year warranty, free technical support


The company did not announce either price or availability for either product.

Kingston Digital Releases Fourth-Generation High-Speed Media Reader; 64-GB 600x CF Card

Versatile Card Reader for Seamless Data Transfer, USB 3.0 High-Speed Performance, Capacity Addition to CF Ultimate 600x

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. -- Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Co., Inc., has announced its 4th generation HS4 All-In-One Media Reader. The multi-function reader improves upon the previous model as it reads all major card format types including the latest SD card speeds (UHS-I, UHS-II) and CF Type I and II (UDMA 0-7).

Users can easily back up and transfer music, photos, videos and other digital data with USB 3.0 high-speed performance. This allows users to save time transferring files as USB 3.0 allows up to 5-GB/s data transfer speed -- almost 10x faster than USB 2.0. The portable, small form factor reader has a brushed nickel case and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

Kingston also announces a new 64-GB capacity addition to its CompactFlash Ultimate 600x family. The 32-GB and 64-GB CF Ultimate 600x cards offer premium results with speeds up to 90-MB/s read and write to support burst mode photography or HD video. The addition of MediaRECOVER software lets users recover deleted files and restore corrupt files, if needed.

"HS4 All-In-One Media Reader is a great device to quickly move data between multiple devices whether at home or on the road," said Jean Wong, Flash memory business manager, Kingston. "The higher-capacity CF Ultimate 600x lets avid photographers and videographers capture more content and when used with the reader, data transfer is simple and fast."

HS4 All-In-One Media Reader carries a two-year warranty while the CF Ultimate 600x has a lifetime warranty. Both products are backed by legendary Kingston reliability and free technical support. For more information, please visit

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