PQI U510 Pro 16 GB Credit Card Size Hard Drive


I’ve been looking around at the state of memory these days and it’s nothing short of stunning. Things are moving so fast that it’s hard to keep up. For example, take a look at this 3mm thick 16GB drive from PQI, Taiwan. The thing is a USB 2.0 capable drive with a retractable USB connector. When you’re done using it, you can just slide it in your wallet. How cool is that?

Here is the spec rundown:

Interface: High-speed USB 2.0 interface; backward compatible with USB 1.1
Capacity: 1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB
Data Transfer Rate: Read up to 25MB/Sce
OS Supported: Windows ME, 2000, XP, Mac 10.1 or above
Power Supply: DC 3.3/5V
Power Consumption: Read <100mA, Write <100mA, Standby <70mA, Un-configuration <70mA, Suspend <0.5mA
Dimensions:85 x 54 x 3 mm (3.35 x 2.13 x 0.12 in)
Weight: 23 g (0.05 lb)
Housing: Yes
Environment: Operating Temperature: 0 to 65?, Non-Operating Temperature: -20? to 75?