M-Systems Flash Disk Pioneers

(Nasdaq:FLSH) Thursday announced the release of the world's smallest 16MB single-chip flash disk, the DiskOnChip 2000 TSOP 16MB.

Featuring new multi-chip module manufacturing technology developed specifically for the popular DiskOnChip 2000 family of products, the DiskOnChip 2000 TSOP 16MB flash disk is the first product in the series to contain the flash memory and controller in a single 48-pin Thin Small Outline Package (TSOP).

Previously available only in modular DIP or DIMM packages, the 16MB DiskOnChip 2000 is popular among many leading Internet appliance and embedded computer manufacturers such as Inter-Con/PC, Founder Electronics, Bcom Electronics, VCON, Samsung, Integrated Technology Express (ITE), Neoware, Crosstainment, Daewoo Telecom and Boca Research.

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"The DiskOnChip 2000 TSOP manufacturing technology is very flexible and cost-efficient and will help us to come closer to the goal of a $1 per megabyte price level," stated Dana Gross, DiskOnChip executive veep.

With software identical to the DiskOnChip Millennium and pin-out compatible with all future DiskOnChip Millennium products, the DiskOnChip 2000 TSOP provides additional sources of TSOP flash disks to customers.

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