SOURCE: Elan Digital Systems Ltd.

August 15, 2005 12:28 ET

Elan Launches World's Biggest Off-the-Shelf Multiple PC Card Tester

FAREHAM, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 15, 2005 -- Innovators Elan Digital Systems have just announced off-the-shelf availability of their unique new test bed for PCMCIA /CF cards.

The MTS1000 is a Multi Card Test Station supporting up to 36 PCMCIA and CF cards concurrently. The MTS1000 unit allows the user to access each card individually to perform test and/or measurement diagnostics. The Station is based upon Linux O/S.

The Test Station comes pre-configured with a choice of processor options and Red Hat Linux (Fedora Core 4) together with a graphical card manager allowing inspection inserted cards status and resource allocation etc. It also has an integrated backup facility with a dual hard drive as well as the possibility of remote administration from a network connection.

Applications for this product include: Wireless modem cards, Serial /parallel Interface cards, Bluetooth cards, RFID, Smartcard readers etc. Elan Digital can configure the Test Station for individual customers' card types if required.

This unique software/hardware test solution is designed for manufacturers of PCMCIA and CF cards who need to perform either final manufacture tests or characterization procedures. It can also be used by repair sections and organizations in order to provide fast and efficient fault diagnosis.

For further information email Elan's International Sales Team on

About Elan

Elan Digital is a specialist design house centered on interface technology. A world-wide range of clients uses their products and custom design services. Elan Digital is a privately owned company which has gained unique experience over its 28 year history and uses the latest design & manufacturing technology which makes them one of the leading PC and PDA interface design companies globally. In recent years Elan Digital has expanded its design expertise to include USB, Express Card and SD technologies and has focused its design efforts on unique products for the fast-growing mobile datacomms market. Elan Digital has ISO9001 (2000) approval.

Known for its expertise in innovative designs, Elan has a number of international design patents related to its own proprietary products. Additionally, Elan is a winner of UK Government SMART Awards for creative design.

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