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Memorex Mini TravelDrive 8GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive (Black) Model 98179

  • USB 2.0
  • 8GB
  • Compact, lightweight design provides a convenient, simple way for mobile consumers and business professionals to transport files, music, photos and videos
  • With easy-to-use plug and pl
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Model

Brand
Memorex
Series
Mini TravelDrive
Model
98179

Tech Spec

USB Specification
USB 2.0
Capacity
8GB
Features
Compact, lightweight design provides a convenient, simple way for mobile consumers and business professionals to transport files, music, photos and videos

With easy-to-use plug and play technology, no additional software installation is required

Password protection software gives you peace of mind that your important data and sacred family photos are secure and protected from unauthorized access

Molded in key ring attachment for convenient mobility

Compatibility:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Mac OS 9.x and above

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
2 years limited
Labor
2 years limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Dmytro B.
  • 3/12/2011 6:53:52 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggslike it

Pros: robust, fast, never have a problem. Don't understand why so many negative reviews. This is my second Memorex. My first one was 512 MB, purchased it years ago. This is 8GB works fine. I have also DATAStick by CentonPro, it's much slower than Memorex and asked me to reformat while Memorex runs OK so far.

Cons: I don't see any. People who say CONS - I lost cap for my USB drive - it's not Memorex problem, it's you who can't keep own things tidy. I know these loosers, they lock car key inside and blame car manufacture.

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  • James F.
  • 10/16/2010 8:28:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNice and small, sort of

Pros: Very small LED (blue) that doesn't scream LOOK AT ME! LOOK AT ME!
Decent price.
About 2.5" long.
Gloss black but not flashy.

Cons: Wish it were faster.
It has a clear plastic cap and you will lose it. Since I will leave it plugged in 24\7 this is not a problem but if I were carrying it I would go with something retractable.

Other Thoughts: I wanted a USB thumb drive to use with my MS Sync System and this works well enough to store and play 1,000 MP3's with no problem.

Formatted with FAT32 @ 7.46G. MS Sync requires FAT32 for external drives.

Write speed is 10.6 MB\sec.
Copy speeds are 15MB\sec.

The blue LED is very small, like the head of a pin and I like that. It doesn't look like a night light the way some others do.

I should have done my calculations before ordering. I could really use a 16g or larger.

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