Viking's new PC Card Flash memory product range from 448 MB to 1 GB and are designed to work with Kodak's DCS cameras.

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July 11
Viking Releases 1 GB PC Cards for Kodak DCS Cameras

by David Nagel
Executive Producer

Viking Components has released a new line of PC Cards for Kodak DCS cameras. Viking is now shipping Kodak Professional DCS-compatible Type II PC Cards in capacities ranging from 1 GB down to 16 MB. Each Kodak Professional DCS digital camera model has two PC Card slots, enabling a maximum digital image storage capacity of 2 GB when using the Viking 1 GB Type II PC Card. Configurations include 448 MB, 512 MB, 640 MB, 768 MB and 1 GB. Prices range from $2,500 for the 1 GB card to $1,499 for the 512 MB card.

Viking ATA flash cards include 128 Mbit NAND flash memory and an ATA controller chip set that enables high-speed reading and writing with low power consumption. They manage data blocks dynamically in order to maximize the life of the device. Other features include:

  • Data reliability secured by managing the data with an embedded ECC function.
  • Supports multilevel power down capability for power saving benefits.
  • Up to 1 million write/erase cycles and unlimited read cycles.
  • Designed with an embedded error correction code (ECC) function.

The new cards are available now. For more information, visit

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