Kingston Digital Releases Type-A Addition to DataTraveler Max USB 3.2 Gen 2 Series

  •  Advanced USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A USB 
  • High Speed, High Capacity 

Sunbury-on-Thames, UK – July 11, 2022 – Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP, a flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today announces the addition of the DataTraveler® Max Type-A. It joins DataTraveler® Max, the USB Type-C®1 model, to complete the Kingston DT Max series of next-gen, high performance USB flash drives. Both drives leverage the latest USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard. 

The DataTraveler Max (DT Max) series delivers record-breaking speeds up to 1,000MB/s read and 900MB/s write2 to make them some of the fastest USB drives on the market and the first of its kind. DT Max is designed with portability and convenience in mind. DT Max Type-A features a merlot and black design with Type-A connector, while the original DT Max features an all-black design with Type-C connector to differentiate the drives at first glance. The unique ridged casing protects the connector when it is not in use and is easy to move in a single motion. Seamlessly transfer and store large digital files such as HD photos, 4K/8K videos, music and more with top speeds and high capacities up to 1TB3. The addition of a keyring loop and LED status indicator makes the drive ideal for users who need storage on-the-go. 

“The DT Max Series of USB flash drives offer industry-leading speeds and uncompromised storage space to enable consumers to create and keep up with today’s content demands – now supporting both Type-C and Type-A ports,” said Tiago Gomes, Flash Business Manager, Kingston. “Introducing a Type-A version of the recording-breaking DT Max series raises the bar and gives Kingston a more complete line of high performance solutions in the USB storage category.” 

DataTraveler Max series is available in capacities 256GB to 1TB and is backed by a five-year warranty with free technical support. For more information visit 

DataTraveler Max USB 3.2 Gen 2 Series Flash Drive Features and Specifications: 

  • Latest USB 3.2 Gen 2 Standard: Move your files in a flash with incredible speeds up to 1,000MB/s Read, 900MB/s Write. 
  • Uncompromised Storage: Available in a range of high capacities from 256GB-1TB to carry your digital library on-the-go. 
  • Dual Option for Connectivity: USB Type-C®1 and Type-A connector varieties to support next-gen and traditional laptops or desktops for seamless file transfers. 
  • Unique Design: Convenient one-handed sliding cap, LED status indicator, and functional keyring loop. 
  • Capacities3: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB 
  • Interface: USB 3.2 Gen 2 
  • Speed2: Up to 1,000MB/s read, 900MB/s write 
  • Dimensions 
  • Type-C: 82.17 mm x 22.00 mm x 9.02 mm 
  • Type-A: 91.17 mm 22.00 mm x 9.02 mm 
  • Weight: 
  • Type-C: 12g 
  • Type-A: 14g 
  • Operating temperature: 0°C~60°C 
  • Storage temperature: -20°C~85°C 
  • Warranty/support: 5-year warranty with free technical support 
  • Compatible with: Windows® 11, 10, 8.1, Mac OS® (v. 10.14.x +), Linux (v. 2.6.x +), Chrome OS™ 

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DataTraveler Max Type-C USB 3.2 Gen 2 Flash Drive 

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1 USB Type-C® and USB-C® are registered trademarks of USB Implementers Forum. 

2 Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage. 

3 Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston's Flash Memory Guide. 

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About Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP

Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP and Kingston Technology Company, Inc., are part of the same corporate group (“Kingston”). Kingston is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. From big data, to laptops and PCs, to IoT-based devices like smart and wearable technology, to design-in and contract manufacturing, Kingston helps deliver the solutions used to live, work and play. The world’s largest PC makers and cloud-hosting companies depend on Kingston for their manufacturing needs, and our passion fuels the technology the world uses every day. We strive beyond our products to see the bigger picture, to meet the needs of our customers and offer solutions that make a difference. To learn more about how Kingston Is With You, visit

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews information please contact Debbie Fowler, Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP, Kingston Court, Brooklands Close, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 7EP. Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room.

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