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Counterfeit Memorette Micro SD/SDHC Cards Fakes. 32GB 32Go Class 10

Posted by flashchiptutor on August 10, 2011

Be careful buying Memorette Micro SD/SDHC Cards at internet sites and eBay, they are being counterfeited. Memorette flash memory card fakes are being sold at wholesaling sites and on eBay. In spring 2011 SOSFakeFlash received the first reports of fake Memorette cards from frauded buyers on eBay. The advertised capacity turning out to be fake capacity. On file currently with SOSFakeFlash are 32GB Go fakes.

All buyers and potential resellers should be very careful and consult Memorette.

Memorette English site.

Memorette Flash Cards – English

Memory card descriptions at Memorette:

  • Memento Micro SD / SDHC Card
  • Memento CF Card
  • Memento SDHC Card
  • Memento SD Card
  • Memorette Micro SD/SDHC Card
  • Memorette CF Card
  • Memorette SDHC Card
  • Memorette SD Card

Resellers interested in selling the Memorette brand should contact Memorette for a list of authorized distributors to avoid acquiring fakes.

The photo most often used in eBay listings:

Memorette Micro SD SDHC Card 32GB Fake

It may look authentic, but a lot of sellers use a stock photo. However, frequently when buyers test with H2testw they discover they are not receiving 32GB capacity. Instead the card is only 2GB or 4 GB.

Internet exposure for fake SanDisk and Kingston memory cards is increasing. Fraudulent sellers on eBay have now turned their attention to the Memorette brand.

The Memorette micro SD/SDHC card is currently manufactured in capacities of: 2GB , 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32G with a speed of 80x (12MB/sec). Their English site is not as up to date as their Korean site. They do not sell the cards loose, but in packaging.

Memorette Micro SD SDHC Card Packaging

If you are a buyer and you did not receive the Memorette card in it’s retail packaging, this should be the first warning sign for you.

How cheap can you buy a Memorette 32GB Micro SD/SDHC Card from a wholesaler in China? You can find them on aliexpress for less than $8 US with free shipping.

aliexpress Memorette Micro SD SDHC Cards Cheap

Memorette is less expensive then other brands. In balance with cheaper price is a slower speed. However, even in 2011 a 32GB flash memory capacity can not be manufactured for $8 US. Flash memory chips are expensive to produce, in the cost factored in is the quality control process.

If you are buying this item on eBay, ensure it arrives in retail packaging and test it for capacity to avoid purchasing a counterfeit of false capacity. There are very few authorized distributors of Memorette on eBay.

Additional Reading:

Genuine Verses Fake Counterfeit USB Flash Drives – A Guide – USB Flash Chips Used In USB Flash Drives – Grades A B C D

Flash Memory Chips – Prices

How Can You Spot Fake Flash Memory Chips? What Is the Key Factor That Determines If MP3 MP4 Players, USB Flash Drives Or Memory Cards Are Fake Capacity?

Scam Report eBay Fake Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives, MP Players – SOSFakeFlash Q2 2011. Did You Buy On eBay?

Free Flash Memory Testing Software And Download:

H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives

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Sony VAIO USB Flash Drives Available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB. Best Price $$19.98 AU! Get Them On eBay.

Posted by flashchiptutor on August 16, 2010

The best price for Sony VAIO USB Flash Drives are found on eBay. They don’t cost very much. The most amazing thing is that Sony does not make usb flash drives using the VAIO branding. VAIO is for their laptop line.

You can buy a 64GB Sony VAIO flash memory pen stick for under $20 US. Not expensive at all. eBay seller oasfgtrtr lists them inexpensively and so far over 389 people have bought one.

oasfgtrtr Vaio Sony 64GB

The interesting thing is this seller has no feedback so far. Yet consumers are snapping these Sony VAIO usb flash drives up!

oasfgtrtr Vaio Sony 64GB sold

Does it really matter if it is a counterfeit item? No.

What matters is Sony VAIO counterfeits are dangerous. They are sub standard usb flash drives, with small flash memory storage chips. These Sony Vaio don’t deliver 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB capacity. You are lucky if you get as much as 4 GB storage. This is why they are dangerous. If you put files on the usb pen stick and fill up beyond the real capacity, you lose your files for good because they can not be stored on the flash memory drive.

Consumers pay a heavy price when they bid and buy Sony Vaio usb flash drive fakes. Sellers who buy these fakes from wholesaling internet sites in Asia can expect to be ruined when buyers discover the truth.

Both consumers and would be resellers need to do their homework on flash memory before buying. If a brand name is used to promote the sale of flash memory – check the brand names site! Did they ever make the item? What is the general suggested price? What is the discount price from a reputable internet site such as newegg.com?

Buyers from eBay seller oasfgtrtr are going to get a terrible shock. A lot of them will not only lose their money but their data files too.

SOSFakeFlash and the new FakeMemorySentinel site have documented so many fake Vaio Sony usb flash drives. Both sites report an increase recently for the sale of Sony Vaio usb flash drives.

Sony can’t stop manufacturing sites in China from counterfeiting their name and brand lines. There are just too many companies over there exploiting Sony’s name. Consumers and resellers who cut corners and don’t research properly on the internet before buying, become victims.

If you see the item listed above anywhere, please do not buy.

Don’t be tempted to resell it either. If you visit SOSFakeFlash or FakeMemorySentinel you will discover what could happen to you as a seller. Please do your homework, research the product you want to sell in a local store, or at an internet site. Understand that flash memory products have a very low profit margin for true capacity.

Watch the video in the article: How Can You Spot Fake Flash Memory Chips? What Is the Key Factor That Determines If MP3 MP4 Players, USB Flash Drives Or Memory Cards Are Fake Capacity?

It will hep you understand what is going on in the flash memory world and why you need to be careful.

More information:

Some of our Sony VAIO fakes

eBay Flash Memory Sellers oasfgtrtr – xuying58810 – weijunren4510 – Test Immediately!

Fake Sony 32GB 64GB 120GB 360GB 500GB Micro Vault USB Flash Drives Available on eBay!

About Fake 64GB USB Pendrives – SONY MICRO VAULT and More

Sony MicroVault USB Flash Drive Counterfeits – FlashDriveFacts Reveals Truth

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Attempt To Steal FakeFlashSentinel Content Site Scraper www. brokencontrollers . com

Posted by flashchiptutor on June 15, 2010

The Subject of fake flash memory chips and reprogramming them to lie about their real size is not a popular subject with a lot of people. Others try to jump on the band wagon to boost their site ratings.

FakeFlashNews has caught brokencontrollers . com stealing content and trying to boost their ratings on google again.

Read about it in:

Beware Avoid brokencontrollers . com Warning! Is NOT FakeMemorySentinel! The Official site is http://fakememorysentinel.wordpress.com/

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Selling Kingston Technologies USB Flash Drives On eBay? Watch Out! eBay Is Suspending Sellers.

Posted by flashchiptutor on June 12, 2010

Are you selling 64GB 128GB 256GB Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash Drives On eBay? Becareful! If you bought your inventory from a wholesaler on the internet, especially one based in Asia, you could be in big trouble.

If the seller is not authorized by Kingston, the probability of you buying a counterfeit false capacity usb flash drive is extremely high. Especially if you paid very low prices. There is a very low profit margin on selling usb flash drives. Did you know that? 80% of the cost is the usb flash drive storage chip.

There is only one sure way to verify that you did not buy a fake. Kingston etches serial numbers on the usb connector. Read this guide to learn more : Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.

You should also test the usb flash drives you buy with a software called H2testw. It is free. To learn more about how to use it and why read: H2testw 1.4 – Gold Standard In Detecting USB Counterfeit Drives

eBay is suspending sellers who offer Kingston Technologies usb flash drives at unrealistic prices according to SOSFakeFlash. Kingston is increasing pressure on eBay.

Don’t lose your hard earned reputation. Open some of your inventory, check for serial numbers and test the real capacity of the usb flash drives!

Additional Reading:

Crises on Ebay For Fake Flash Memory Products Sold In 32GB 64GB 128GB 256GB – SOSFakeFlash Reports

Kingston DT310/256 Counterfeits Sold On eBay!

256GB Kingston DataTraveler Leather USB 2.0 256 GB – The Most Famous Counterfeit Fake Sold

Kingston Technologies Under Attack From Fake Flash Memory Seller Piranhas In The Orient. DT200 Counterfeits 8GB 16GB 32GB Flood Global Market.

Current Prices For Genuine Kingston DataTraveler 200 128GB USB2.0 Flash Drives DT200/128GB And For Fakes – A Guide

Buying A Kingston DataTraveler DT200 128GB Flash Drive On eBay? What You See Might Not Be What You Receive. Have a look.

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How To Indentify Counterfeit Kingston Datatraveler USB Flash Drives

Posted by flashchiptutor on March 9, 2010

Did you buy a Kingston DataTraveler USB flash drive? Do you suspect it is a counterfeit or false capacity?

Read: Kingston USB Flash Drives. How To Check You Have A Genuine One And Not A Counterfeit – Easy Guide. Kingston Technologies Fighting To Protect Consumers And Itself From Counterfeits.

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