Lexar announced it has doubled the capacity of its JumpDrive™ 2.0 Pro USB flash drive to 2 Gigabytes. The increased storage capacity of the JumpDrive 2.0 Pro is supported by a 40X speed rating which signifies a minimum read/write speed of 6MB per second, and further positions the JumpDrive 2.0 Pro line of products as an ideal USB storage solution for people who require high-speed data transfer, high capacity and reliable performance. With USB 2.0 speed, 2GB JumpDrive 2.0 Pro can transfer 2GB of music or data in less than six minutes. All JumpDrive 2.0 Pro products – including the new model – are compatible with USB 2.0 and backward compatible with USB 1.1 ports. The drive itself is completely compatible with – and does not require drivers for – the following modern operating systems: Windows 2000/Me/XP, Mac OS 8.6+, and Mac OS X. The 2GB JumpDrive 2.0 Pro will ship nationwide in February 2004 with expected retail pricing of $ 999.99.