The Rugged, Water Resistant, Dust Defiant, Freecom FM -10 Pro USB Stick

Rugged FM-10 Pro USB Stick Also Features Lost and Found Service and Fast USB 2.0 Data Transfer Speeds

Berkeley, CA - - May 4, 2004 - - Freecom Technologies announced today that for those unexpected emergencies or unique situations users can now be sure that their data is safe; completely resistant to water, dust and shock. The military, defense, sports and other extreme situation applications for this rough, tough USB 2.0 stick drive are numerous.


Freecom continues to focus on the high quality of its USB sticks - like its predecessors, the new FM -10 Pro is extremely robust, and is now fully dust and water resistant, tested to a depth of 3 atmospheres (20 meters/ 60 feet)!

Another interesting application of the stick is to carry vital medical and contact information in case of emergency. Any medical personnel with a 2.0 USB connection can instantly access the owner's complete medical history if there should be an injury.

Another great advantage of the FM -10 Pro is its' significantly increased data transfer speed. The FM -10 Pro reads data at max. 6 MB/s and writes to its flash memory at a max. 3 MB/s. Thanks to USB 2.0 support, these transfer rates can be achieved on most modern PC's. It also arrives with a first -class software suite. In addition to password -protection and data encryption software, it offers a POP3 e -mail client (AutoMail), PC lock, Magic Disk as well as a complete compression and encrypting tool (Secure & Zip).

The soft -touch surface has been rounded off even more at the sides, so that the new sticks are comfortable to use. Besides the software suite, the FM -10 Pro arrives complete with a USB 2.0 extension cable, two years manufacturers warranty as well as free lost and found service. The USB stick is also fully compliant with USB 2.0 and 1.1 formats as well. The FM -10 Pro USB 2.0 is available in storage capacities of 32, 64, 128, 256 and 512 MB and 1GB, at recommended manufacturers standard retail pricing.

About Freecom Technologies Inc.
Freecom Technologies is a leading manufacturer of easy -to -use multimedia storage solutions. Freecom products provide simple access to digital data and enhance the connectivity of portable digital devices. The company's products offer flexibility, connectivity and value that are unmatched by other storage manufacturers. Headquartered in Delft, The Netherlands, Freecom is dedicated to providing customers with easy -to -use, intelligent storage solutions.

Freecom has branch offices all over Europe in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Spain and The Netherlands as well as local offices in the United States.

The US Headquarters for Freecom Technologies Inc. are located at 2326 Fifth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. For further marketing information please contact Howard Miller (510) 548 -4849 ext. 202; or for sales information contact Dave Glassman (510) 548 -4849 ext. 205 also visit the Freecom website at www.freecom.com.

Products and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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