20 Target SD Copier available now from CD-writer.com

Secure Digital Media Copier
Ladera Ranch, CA — August 14, 2008 – Nexcopy Inc., a leading manufacturer in USB Duplicator equipment, announced the release of it’s SD200PC, a 20 target SD duplicator system to aid users in bulk data loading to Secure Digital media formats.

The SD200PC is designed for quick and easy data loading to Secure Digital media such as SD cards, miniSD cards and microSD cards. The SD Duplicator is a 20 target system with powerful copy and duplication functions. Users may copy files from a source location on a PC or use the low-level binary copy function to copy a full image from a Secure Digital media source.

“Secure Digital media formats are the leading flash memory type for deployment of field applications to hand-held devices, mobile phones, GPS units and telecommunication devices,” says Greg Morris, President of Nexcopy. “Developing an SD duplicator with powerful copy utilities along with ease-of-use was a request our sales channel had been asking for months. They asked and we delivered.”

The SD200PC is well suited for data loading to flash memory for Palm devices and SmartPhones as the system will also function as a miniSD duplicator through the use of media adapters. The SD duplicator is equally suited for data loading to Blackberry devices, GPS units and mobile phones as the SD200PC will also function as a microSD duplicator through the use of microSD media adapters.

Morris continues, “We paid specific attention to the low-level binary copy function to insure the SD duplicator will duplicate Linux distribution packages for embedded applications and software deployment via Secure Digital media. The unit is a PC based system, and it was important we had some level of support for Linux users. The bit-for-bit copy function provides that support.”

There are more features and benefits to the SD200PC SD Duplicator. Learn more at: http://shop.cd-writer.com/catalog/sd-duplicator-system-to-copy-20-sd-cards-p-102872.html

Nexcopy’s complete line of SD Duplicators and USB Duplicators are available through a world-wide network of authorized resellers.

Review: Polaroid PoGo ultramobile printer

Polaroid PoGo is a brand new printer for mobile phones and digital cameras. It intends to be very portable, as it doesn’t need any PC connections. Its mini-size enables you to bring it anywhere and print photos instantly, so that you can share them with friends, family, co-workers…
It also claims to be easy to use, just as the Polaroid cameras were.
Let’s find out!


We received the Polaroid PoGo in its retail package with 2 additional packs of ZINK™ Photo Paper (10 sheets each):

At first sight, the content of the box seems quite complete:
• 1 printer Polaroid PoGo;
• 1 pack (10 sheets) of Polaroid ZINK™ Photo Paper;
• 1 rechargeable battery;
• 1 Type C power plug;
• 1 Type G power plug;
• 1 AC Adapter.

All you could need is here. Here’s a global view of the content, and of the printer itself:

The traditional warranty card is also included, as well as addresses for worldwide support contacts and a User’s manual. This manual is very simplified, and perhaps a little bit disturbing if you like being instructed with words. It’s divided into 4 panels: charge the battery, load photo paper, print from a mobile phone via Bluetooth and print from a camera via USB.
Everything is explained with images and some precision would have been welcomed, e.g. to turn on or off the printer you need to press the power button for at least 2 seconds.
Concerning Bluetooth, on some mobile phones there is a menu “Print via… / Bluetooth” but even if the PoGo printer is recognised, this is not the right way to print and it doesn’t work. You have to choose “Send by… / Bluetooth” instead. The needed code to create a link between the printer and the mobile phone is the only thing written in numbers on the User’s manual.
However, after having taken a look at the Polaroid PoGo website, we found a page with printing explanations for every compatible mobile phones:


The design of the Polaroid PoGo is very simple: a rectangular shape with rounded corners and edges. Only 2 buttons (one to turn on the printer, and one to open it in order to load photo paper), 2 plugs for USB and power connector, 2 LEDs and one paper output:

Thanks to its minimal size, it’s not really heavy, and you can hold it in your hand or even place it in your pocket, and bring it everywhere. Here’s a preview of the size compared with a BIC médium pen and a 20 pence coin:

Obviously with such an ultraportable size, your photos will just be the size of a credit card, but nevermind, this is quite enough to share it with your friends, family…!!
Here’s a comparison with an Oyster card:

The Polaroid PoGo tends to be a portable device, and as you can see, it successfully does it.


First, the Polaroid PoGo is a zero ink printer (hence ZINK™). This means you don’t have to buy or replace ink cartridges. It uses thermal technology: as soon as your photo is printed, it is dry and waterproof.

Then, you have two ways to print your photos:
• via Bluetooth: nowadays, most of the mobile phones have the Bluetooth connection. Once activated, you just have to send the picture via Bluetooth to the Polaroid printer. When the transfer is completed, the PoGo starts printing your photo.
• via USB: you must have a digital camera equipped with PictBridge. Then you just have to select the Print menu on your device, and choose the PictBridge option.

What you get after a 60 second print is a 2″ x 3″ borderless, fade-resistant, long-lasting, smudge-proof, water-resistant, tear-proof photo.

Finally, you can bring it with you everywhere you go, thanks to its rechargeable lithium-ion battery.


We tested the Polaroid PoGo printer with 2 Bluetooth equipped mobile phones (Samsung SGH-U900, Sony Ericsson K800i) and a PictBridge equipped digital camera (Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P93).
We didn’t face any problems, and everything happened as expected. We sent the pictures via Bluetooth or PictBridge and the printer worked perfectly.
Here are 3 samples of printed photos, and with the original picture when available:

The quality of the pictures is pretty good with a nice printing of details. The colors are sometimes not accurate, but anyway it offers a beautiful rendering. By the way, the quality is not the main argument of this printer, which is its portability.
Concerning how long it takes to print a picture, it really makes it in 1 minute, we tried it. It took about 20 seconds to transfer the 5Mpixels photo from the camera to the printer via PictBridge, and the printing lasted 59.95 seconds!


Mobile printer specifications:

Size 120mm (4.7″) H X 72mm (2.8″) W X 23.5mm (0.9″) D
Weight 8 oz (without paper) includes battery
Battery 7.2V rechargeable lithium-ion
15 Prints per charge at 25 C
Battery is replaceable
User Interface 2 Tri-Colour LED indicators
AC Adapter 9V output Universal Input 100V to 240 VAC
Printer will print when plug into the AC adapter
Connectivity Bluetooth (Class 2) OPP USB 2.0 USB A connector
Print Speed 60 seconds per print, from send to share

ZINK™ paper specifications:

Size 50mm (2″) X 76.2mm (3″)
Features Full-bleed, borderless image
ZINK™ inkless printing embeds colour into the paper
Prints dry-to-touch, water-resistant, tear-proof, smudge-proof
Peel-off, sticky-backed
Automatic image quality optimization


Here is the Polaroid PoGo in action:


The Polaroid PoGo printer is definitely a must-have not only for Polaroid camera fans, but also for every person who wants to share its photos in a different way. The quality isn’t worth a 10Mpixels photo displayed on a plasma screen, but it’s fine enough to have a nice souvenir and to share it with fellows.
Nowadays, everybody has a mobile phone in its pocket. The size of this printer enables you to have it in your other pocket, thereby getting a complete modern Polaroid camera in your hands.
Once you own this printer, the only charge you’ll have is the ZINK™ paper thanks to a thermal technology which uses zero ink. This special photo paper is sold by pack of 10 sheets, is water-resistant, and comes with a sticky side, so that you can place your printed photos everywhere you want!

StorDigital DupeBox: Automation, not Aggravation!

Ideal for desktop CD and DVD duplication purposes
~ StorDigital’s DupeBox duplicator offers unattended operation 24/7 ~

Now it’s easier than ever to produce multiple disc copies without a PC or human intervention – thanks to the StorDigital DupeBox

Do you have occasions where you need to make a few quick copies of a project but don’t have the time to run them through your computer or on a manual tower, and don’t have the budget for the larger robotic duplicators? The StorDigital DupeBoxâ„¢ is the perfect solution. With a small manageable footprint not much larger than a shoe box, the DupeBox fits in any office or cubicle and works unattended to make up to 25 copies per run. Plus at an incredibly low price point, the DupeBox suits nearly any budget. With 25 disc capacity and 1 recording drive, the DupeBox gives you the ability to work on other matters with the confidence that your project will be duplicated quickly and reliably without breaking the bank.

With StorDigital DupeBox, automated disc duplication is available to everyone. Featuring the bestselling StorDigital enhanced duplication controller, the DupeBox is the perfect compliment for todays busy video production agency or digital office space. With its small footprint, quiet operation and ease of use you will soon discover how useful the DupeBox can be. Perfect for producing and distributing all manner of digital content from videos to corporate presentations. DupeBox is just like having a new employee who never complains about having to copy the DVDs!

Nic Ranshaw (MD of CD-writer.com and CEO of StorDigital Systems) said: “The DupeBox is simply an evolution of our existing product range. We have always strived to offer our customers the perfect balance between professional quality products and a best possible price. With the new DupeBox I consider we are really managing to achieve what other manufacturers might consider impossible.”

He added, “StorDigital duplicators are designed and engineered by the best team in the business. We are always looking at the potential of new products and markets and there’s always going to be something round the corner that will set the market alight”.

The StorDigital DupeBox is available to buy now from CD-writer.com Ltd and StorDigital Systems on 0208 293 0777. Call now to register for your reseller account and start selling the UKs favourite range of CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Duplicators.

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