Popular Types of Pen Drives The USB Pen Drive is an USB flash memory drive and can support up to 8 GB disc space. This is 5600 times more than a 1.44 MB floppy disk. A USB flash drive is a plug and play device. It is as easy as simply plugging into any USB port and the computer automatically detects it as another removable drive. This done, it is possible to read, write, copy, delete and move data from hard disk to the pen drive and vice versa. It is also possible to play MP3 files, run applications, view videos or even take high quality digital photos directly from the pen drive. Pen drives support flash ROM (EEPROM) for Insystem Programming. Through USB port, it is possible to change or update usb pen drive firmware anytime and anywhere. From security point of view, the pen drive can be used as a key to valuable information on the hard disk drive- without the key (the pen drive), the data is inaccessible. The pen drive is very compact and easy to carry anywhere. It does not need any battery (for USB port), does not need any software or cables and is compatible with IBM PC /desktop and laptop computers with USB. There are a variety of pen drives. Pen Drive Professional: It has a high performance flash memory stick (USB 2.0) and performs up to Read 20 MB/ write 20 MB-the fastest in the world. It has integrated LED indicator, Boot function and Write /Delete Protection Switch with a weight of 22grams. The scope of supply includes a neck strip, USB cable and software CD with device drivers. USB Pen Drive Mini: This is much as same as that of Pen drive professional’s technical specifications but comes with a key ring. USB Pen Drive Micro: This has a security function with a shock resistance of 1000 grams (maximum). USB Pen Drive Compact: It is available with 16 MB to 1 GB capacity durable solid-state data retention for at least 10 years with a weight of 20 grams. USB Pen Drive HDD –2 GO: This has an ultra fast data transfer, compact and mobile light and robust aluminum housing with an approximate weight of 55 grams. USB Pen Drive Business Drive: This is a removable memory drive capable of storing up to 4 GB which is approximately equal to 2000 floppy disks. The pen drive business drive does not need batteries or software or cable. Data transfer is 40 times faster which saves large files like movies in seconds. PEN Drive Ivo Fr: It is an integrated solution of MP3 player, USB Memory storage, FM radio and digital audio recorder. It has the added advantage of using as a digital voice recorder. Apart from these there are Pen drive MP3, Pendrive blue tooth and Pen drive camera.