ASKA Tripper V series HDD photo storage device
Aska Japan has launched HDD photo storage device under Tripper V series. The new series comes with built in 2.5 inch HDD in 40GB, 80GB, 120GB and 160 GB storage capacity. The new series is compatible with OS. Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Mac OS. TripperV40 (40GB) is limited edition model and only 100 pieces is available for direct sale from April. The tripper V series comes with a 4.3 inch LCD display (800×480 pixel) from Mitubishi Electric Corporation. In addition to JPEG, the viewer supports RAW data playback (suitable for DSLR also) and also MPEG-4 format. The Tripper V series sports a CF and SDHC memory card slot.
With built in lithium ion rechargeable battery, the Tripper V series photo viewer measures 153×30×78mm, weighs approximately 370g and is available with a carrying case. TripperV40 (40GB-only 100 pieces available) costs 39,900 Yen ($340), TripperV80 (80GB) for 49,980 Yen ($425), TripperV120 (120GB): 69,825 Yen ($593) and TripperV160 (160GB): 79,800 Yen ($978).
Aska Tripper V Hard Drive-Based Card Reader
The Tripper V is Aska’s latest photo storage device, this time using a hard drive as its medium. (Its previous Tripper, the Tripper Light, was just a glorified card reader.) The V combines either a 40GB, 80GB or 160GB hard…