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  Memory Stick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Memory Stick is a removable flash memory card format, launched by Sony in October 1998, and is also used in general to describe the whole family of Memory Sticks.
The Memory Stick is defined in the minds of many by its proprietary nature, as the majority of portable devices that use it are Sony and Sony Ericsson devices.
Memory Stick Duos are available in all the same variants as their larger cousins: normal ones limited to 128 MB, higher capacity Pro Sticks (called Memory Stick Pro Duo in the Duo form factor), with and without High Speed mode, and with and without MagicGate support.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Memory_Stick   (1134 words)

 Sony shrinks its Memory Stick | CNET News.com
Memory Stick Duo is a smaller version of Sony's removable-flash-memory card format Memory Stick, which is roughly the size of a stick of chewing gum.
Memory Stick is used in devices such as handhelds and digital cameras.
Memory Stick Duo is about one-third the size of the original, and is meant to fit into devices such as cell phones and small digital audio players.
news.com.com /2100-1040-943456.html   (783 words)

 Sony Memory Stick System
Similar in appearance to a stick of gum, its length is about the same as that of an AA battery used in small portable devices such as headphone players.
And, unlike other flash memory cards, it is easy to distinguish the front from the back and the top from the bottom of a Memory Stick to prevent misuse or accidental loss of data.
Memory Stick is designed to be highly resistant to shock and vibration due to its solid-state construction with no moving parts.
www.ideafinder.com /showcase/products/plp0282.htm   (465 words)

 memorystick.com | Memory Stick Media
Memory Stick media with more than 128MB capacity (except for Memory Stick PRO media) cannot be used with the models listed below.
Memory Stick media consists of an area for managing data and an area for storing user data.
Memory Stick PRO media features may vary and are dependent upon the design of compatible products.
www.memorystick.com /en/ms/variety.html   (303 words)

 Sony Memory Stick Pro and Select: Digital Photography Review
Memory Stick Pro has the same form factor as the original Memory Stick but with twice the number of connectors as the original, available in capacities of 256 MB, 512 MB and 1 GB, good news for DSC-F717 owners is that this camera is already Memory Stick Pro compatible.
Memory Stick with Select Function provides higher capacity for other Memory Stick devices by providing two banks of 128 MB on a standard Memory Stick which can be selected with a manually operated switch.
While many new Memory Stick PRO media-enabled devices are expected to ship in spring 2003, certain devices currently in the market are able to accept the new format cards either natively or through a downloadable software patch.
www.dpreview.com /news/0301/03010904mspro.asp   (1070 words)

 Memory Stick Micro: Digital Photography Review
Sony and SanDisk have announced a new memory format that is one quarter the size of Memory Stick PRO Duo.
The Memory Stick Micro is only 1.2mm thin and has been developed for use in mobile phones.
Memory Stick Micro is designed as an externally removable media with a controlled eject function to prevent users losing the media.
www.dpreview.com /news/0509/05093001ms_micro.asp   (645 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Memory Stick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MagicGate Memory Sticks® are easily identified by their white colour and use an intelligent copyright-protection technology that allows encryption and authentication of encrypted data between products and media.
MagicGate Memory Sticks® are SDMI (Secure Digital Music Initiative) compliant and as well as storing other forms of data can also be used to store digital audio files that require some form of copy protection.
Finally, Memory Stick Pro®, the meatiest member of the family, provides up to an enormous 1 GB of storage--enough to store 360 images from a powerful 5-megapixel camera or over 1000 minutes of ATRAC3 music--is the same small space used by the rest of the Memory Stick® family.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/tg/feature/-/264014   (1059 words)

 Memory Stick Information
It is smaller than a stick of chewing gum, yet the 8MB Memory Stick has a minimum of five times the storage capacity of a standard 3.5 inch floppy disk.
The Memory Stick format is designed to be expanded in the future to incorporate digital copyright protection.
Memory Stick digital data storage is available now in consumer electronics retailers across the country and works in most new DV and Mini DV camcorders and digital cameras.
www.high-techproductions.com /memorystick.htm   (342 words)

 New Memory Sticks Announced at CES
Memory Stick sales are expanding steadily with cumulative shipments of Memory Stick media reaching 30 million as of October 2002 and compatible products exceeding 30 million units as of September 2002.
Memory Stick Duo ?at one-third the volume and half the weight of standard-size Memory Stick was also launched in July 2002.Applications for Memory Stick Duo have expanded, including cellular phones and portable audio players.
Since the orignal memory stick was desinged waaaay before the SD, I guess it needed a design overhaul to stay competitive to the SD media.
www.palminfocenter.com /view_story.asp?ID=4837   (3616 words)

 Sony/Sandisk Memory Stick Pro DUO
Memory Stick Duo media is only one-third the volume of the standard-size Memory Stick media form factor yet offers the same great features and benefits.
The memory stick pro DUO is designed for mobile applications in the broadband era.
Memory Suppliers provides free lifetime warranty on all merchandise in addition to the manufacturer's warranty and a full 30 days money back guarantee (we will also pay the shipping charge back to Memory Suppliers and there is absolutely no restocking fees).
www.memorysuppliers.com /somestproduo.html   (496 words)

 Adrian's Rojak Pot - Where The Best In Technology Gather
While the performance of competing memory cards was improving over time, Sony's Memory Stick was stuck with a rather poor write speed, which prevented it from supporting real-time recording of data.
As a result of this collaboration, the new Memory Stick PRO was born.
While not the fastest memory card standard in the world, it is a world of difference from the old Memory Stick standard.
www.rojakpot.com /showarticle.aspx?artno=154   (422 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Electronics & Photo,  Computer Peripherals,  Memory & Readers,  Memory Stick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SanDisk's Memory Stick PRO Duo is half the size of a standard-size Memory Stick PRO media and it offers the same technologies including high speed data transfer, built-in MagicGate, and high capacities.
The Memory Stick PRO Duo is the ideal solution for the most portable devices such as pocket-size...
SanDisk's new Memory Stick PRO is the perfect solution for anyone who needs to capture and play back DVD-quality video in real time, or store CD-quality music, high-resolution digital images, and any other application that requires high performance, fast data transfer, large capacities and advanced...
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/1090738   (1028 words)

 Sony makes gains with Memory Stick | CNET News.com
Memory Stick trailed far behind with 7 percent.
Although the recent interest in Memory Stick has been impressive, Thompson said, the final verdict is still out.
The company's spokeswoman, Lisa Kovner, said the appeal of Memory Stick is that while it is widely used for digital photography it can also be used in other markets such as audio and printing.
news.com.com /2100-1040-268460.html?legacy=cnet   (1142 words)

 Outpost.com | Memory Stick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Memory Stick digital storage device is designed to become a standard storage and transfer media.
Memory Stick contains a variety of application formats that allows the seamless sharing and exchange of data between compatible products of different manufacturers.
This is the reason why Memory Stick is capable of recording various types of digital content on a single stick of media.
www.outpost.com /product/3631495   (405 words)

 Memory stick at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Memory Stick is a format for removable flash memory data storage devices, created by Sony as an alternative to MMC for use in their own devices.
In typical use Memory Stick is used as a storage media on a portable device, and the contents are then transferred to a computer.
The memory stick may be removed and plugged into a computer or printer with an appropriate slot so the images may be transferred to the computer or printed.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Memory_Stick.html   (449 words)

 Memory Stick Definition
Sony has also introduced Memory Sticks for use as I/O devices such as Memory Stick cameras, GPS systems and Bluetooth modules; however, some units are only available in Japan.
In order to use Memory Sticks in cellphones and other small devices, the Duo is a smaller card that is inserted into an adapter that fits into a regular Memory Stick slot.
Memory Sticks are also used as I/O devices.
www.pcmag.com /encyclopedia_term/0,2542,t=Memory+Stick&i=46786,00.asp   (737 words)

The updated Memory Stick PRO (High Speed) media features capacities of up to 2GB in the standard-size media and 1GB in the Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media size and are designed to support both read and write speeds of up to 80Mbps (10MB/s.).
The enhanced basic Memory Stick PRO media is more competitively priced and offers greater durability with the same expanded operating temperature range as the high speed.
Memory Stick media transfer speeds vary by and are dependent upon host hardware devices.
news.sel.sony.com /pressrelease/5090   (799 words)

 Sony 256MB Memory Stick PRO Duo upgrades from Crucial.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The PRO Duo card is backward-compatible with devices that use Memory Stick PRO Duo media, and via the included adapter, it can be used in all PRO-compatible devices.
Memory Stick PRO Duo cards weigh just less than an ounce (2 grams) and are about the size of a postage stamp: 0.79 inches long, 1.22 inches wide, and 0.06 inches thick (20 mm by 31 mm by 1.5 mm).
About the size of a matchbook, a flash memory card is a small, removable storage device used in a variety of electronic devices, including digital cameras, handheld computers, and digital music players.
www.crucial.com /store/partspecs.Asp?IMODULE=CTC7WKLZJ   (876 words)

 Memory Sticks, LEXAR Media Memory Stick 128MB(128 MB) sony, Sandisk
Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro are the same size and identical in function.
Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo are nearly half the size of a standard-size Memory Stick.
High speed data transfer, built-in MagicGate, and high capacities make Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo the ideal solution for the most portable devices such as pocket-size digital cameras and with the use of Adaptor, What's more, they can be used in all PRO-compatible devices.
www.meritline.com /memorysticks.html   (473 words)

 Memory Stick Comparison Chart
I threw this table together in the hope that it might prove useful to you if you're struggling to decide which Memory Stick to buy for your UX Clié.
The 'selector' on the right can show you which sticks meet your requirements - simply select the features that you need, then click on one of the sticks in the list to highlight it on the page.
Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MagicGate, Memory Stick Duo etc. are trademarks of Sony Electronics.
www.ottaky.com /sticks.php   (209 words)

 Lexar - Flash Memory Card - Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro
Memory Stick digital film allows you to record your high-resolution digital images in a safe, convenient, durable, easy-to-use format.
The Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Pro Duo cards are backed by a lifetime limited customer-satisfaction warranty.
The Memory Stick and Memory Stick Duo cards are backed by a 5-year limited customer-satisfaction warranty.
www.lexar.com /digfilm/memory_stick.html   (149 words)

 Salon Technology | Sony's $900 picture frame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sony's CyberFrame, introduced earlier this year, is one of a range of products intended to showcase the company's new Memory Stick technology.
The Memory Stick is Sony's name for a line of small storage cards, much like the compact flash cards used by portable computers and digital cameras.
"Memory Stick is built from the ground up to hold images, audio and data," says Sony spokeswoman Dulie Neiman as she tries to explain the advantages of the format.
www.salon.com /tech/log/1999/10/27/memory_stick   (748 words)

 Define Memory Stick - a Whatis.com definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Developed by Sony, the Memory Stick is a digital data storage technology with up to 10 times the storage capacity of a 3.5 diskette.
Sony is promoting the Memory Stick as a new way to share and transfer pictures, sound, and other data between different compact electronic devices such as digital cameras and camcorder.
About the size of a flat AA battery, Memory Sticks are available in 4mb, 8mb, 16mb, 32mb and 64mb sizes.
searchstorage.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid5_gci214628,00.html   (251 words)

 Sony unveils Memory Stick Micro | The Register
The compact memory card measures just 15 x 12.5 x 1.2mm, so it's not as small as the Micro SD card, also developed by SanDisk and previously known as TransFlash.
Memory Stick Micro cards run at 3.3V or 1.8V, and can shift bits at up to 160Mbps, Sony said.
The original Memory Stick was introduced in September 1998.
www.theregister.co.uk /2005/09/30/sony_memorystick_micro   (323 words)

 Brighthand — New Memory Sticks Available This Month
Memory Stick PRO format is significantly faster than current ones.
Memory Stick Select is Sony's answer for handhelds that can't use the PRO format but want more than 128 MB of storage.
A 256 MB Memory Stick with Select Function will be available for $135.
www.brighthand.com /article/New_Memory_Sticks_Available_This_Month   (298 words)

 Sony Memory Stick Walkman
The Sony Portable Memory Stick Player is a digital music player, but it is not an MP3 player.
The Memory Stick player comes with 64 MB of memory on a proprietary flash card called appropriately, the Memory Stick.
The Memory Stick player uses a USB connection to download tunes from the computer.
www.mp3newswire.net /stories/2000/memorystick.html   (961 words)

 CNN - Sony licenses Memory Stick technology - October 4, 1999
The Memory Stick is a small flash memory card that resembles a stick of chewing gum.
Launched last year, the stick is used in Sony's digital still cameras and its Vaio line of PCs.
Sony has shipped a total of 1 million memory sticks, a number which is expected to reach 3 million by April, the company said.
www.cnn.com /TECH/computing/9910/04/mem.stick.idg   (250 words)

 Memory Stick goes Micro - Product Review - CNET Asia
Memory Stick Duo, already a fraction of the size of the older Memory Stick, is finding it a tight fit in the latest Sony Ericsson phones.
However, according to the specifications, the Memory Stick Micro can theoretically hold up to 32GB of data while the largest capacity reported for the microSD is only 2GB.
Available in the first half of 2006, the Memory Stick Micro is expected to appear in Sony Ericsson high-end mobile devices by the end of next year.
asia.cnet.com /reviews/handphones/0,39001719,39271457,00.htm   (683 words)

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