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Memory Stick HG MicroTM

Memory Stick HG MicroTM, just like Memory Stick PRO-HGTM, is a media format that inherited the super-compact and thin outer dimensions of Memory Stick MicroTM while enhancing its transfer speed.

Major Specifications

Dimensions H15 x W12.5 x T1.2mm
Connector Terminals 20 pins
Max. Capacity 32 GB
Max. Data Transfer Rate (Theoretical value) * 480 Mbps (60 MB/s) (in 8-bit parallel data transfer) ***
160 Mbps(20 MB/s) (in 4-bit parallel data transfer)
Guaranteed Mim. Reading/Writing Speed ** 120 Mbps (in 8-bit parallel data transfer) ***
40 Mbps (in 4-bit parallel data transfer)
Max. Data Transfer Unit 2048 Byte
Max. Clock Frequency 60 MHz (in 8-bit parallel data transfer) ***
40 MHz (in 4-bit parallel data transfer)
Operating Voltage 1.7 V to 1.95 V or 2.7 V to 3.6 V
Interface 4–bit/8-bit Parallel Interface and Serial Interface
Copyright Protection Technology MagicGateTM
* Theoretical value calculation : 60 MHz x 8 bit = 480 Mbps (60 MB/s), 40 MHz×4 bit = 160 Mbps (20 MB/s)
** Minimum reading/writing speed is guaranteed only when the media is used on an optimized host product and when operating voltage is 3.3V.
*** 8-bit parallel interface is available only under the voltage 3.3V.

License Agreement

You need to conclude a license agreement in order to design and develop a Memory StickTM compliant product.
For more details, see License Agreement page.