Manufacturer: SanDisk Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.9 MB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS 8.6, Mac OS 9.0.4 to 10.1, Mac OS X
Latest Version / Release Date: 1 / 20 Jan 2003
The SanDisk USB ImageMate is classified as an all-in-one memory card reader device which plugs into any vacant Universal Serial Bus interface port of the host computer system. This particular hardware component was manufactured using the specifications in the version 2.0 of the Universal Serial Bus interface standards. This means that this hardware component is capable of high speed data transmission between the host computer system and the supported memory card. The read and write operations implemented by this hardware component can reach speeds of up to 34 Megabytes per second. The actual data transfer speeds that can be supported by the SanDisk USB ImageMate is dependent on the functionality of the memory card as well as the capability of the host computer system. This type of hardware component is also referred to as a Universal Serial Bus hub which is assigned its own interrupt by the host machine.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The device driver of the SanDisk USB ImageMate also allows the supported hardware component to implement backward compatibility. This means that this particular device can also be hosted on computer systems that implement the version 1.1 of the Universal Serial Bus interface port. The installation of this hardware component is supported by the Plug and Play functionality of newer operating system environments. The supported extended to this hardware component may extend to the point that the specific device drivers are incorporated into the operating system platform itself. As a card reader and writer hardware component the device driver is responsible for maintaining the communication link between the supported device and the host computer system. This communication link will ensure that all data written and read to and from the device will maintain its integrity. This process also helps to prevent corruption and loss of data. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and SanDisk USB ImageMate errors before installing any driver updates.