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SanDisk game card uses memory controller by Tower Semiconductor

Posted: 30 May 2005 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:2gb memory stick pro duo? game card? flash memory? sony? playstation portable?

SanDisk Corp. has selected Tower Semiconductor Ltd to provide the memory controller on its recently introduced 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo game card, a high-capacity flash memory card for Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP). The SanDisk memory controller is being manufactured in Tower's Fab 2 facility.

SanDisk and Tower have been closely cooperating on designs that are targeted for multiple flash storage formats with unique solutions to enable superior performance.

"Sony is experiencing heavy demand for its PSP, which shows consumers' increasing interest in multi-functional devices that require lots of data storage capacity for storing music and video files," said Christina Day, SanDisk product marketing manager for the gaming card line. "Our 2GB flash Memory Stick PRO Duo card is our response to this need, and we are glad to have Tower as a reliable, high-quality manufacturing partner to supply the market with these high capacity cards," Day added.





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