When other companies restrict your ability to purchase from them because of a Minimum Purchase Amount, Vinpower welcomes all customers with open arms.


As a result of COVID or a convenient excuse, some suppliers are setting up stiff requirements if you want to purchase from them directly. Vinpower doesn’t want to restrict access just because you aren’t purchasing at certain levels. Instead, we believe in inclusivity and helping our customers grow to achieve greater sales in the long run. We remember being a startup that faced many obstacles in being able to purchase quality components and media direct from the source, forced to pay marked up prices through extended channels, sacrificing margin just to complete. Eventually, we were able to build up our market enough to have our own manufacturing lines.

We never forgot our humble beginnings and that’s why we support small resellers looking to compete in the larger market as well as remain committed to our long term customers that may fall on down times for a spell. Whatever the case, Vinpower is open and looks forward to working with those that may have been turned away from other suppliers because they can’t meet their MOQ’s. If you’re looking for top quality duplication hardware, media, or accessories, Vinpower is the partner you can rely on now and in the future.

To learn more about this item, or any of Vinpower’s line of products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.

Most portable electronic devices require SD or MicroSD cards to operate, Vinpower’s SD duplicators ensure all content is accurate!


Secure Digital Cards, more formally known as SD and MicroSD Cards, have practically become the universal memory for all small portable electronic devices. SD or MicroSD cards are used in mobile phones, tablets, TV’s, cameras, game consoles, navigation, and so many other devices that require very small compact stable memory. The reason SD and MicroSD Cards are so popular is because they are made of extremely durable and solid material, which prevents most mechanical damage from occurring. They are based on non-volatile memory to ensure the stability of data and it doesn’t require periodic refreshing or prone to failure due to abrupt power outages. That’s why it’s perfect for portable devices or stored in devices that are prone to the elements and turbulent conditions, including many components that used in cars, planes, boats, etc.

We all recognize the value of SD and MicroSD Cards, but what’s the point of this email blast? The key is, unlike optical discs that can be replicated, there’s only 1 way to transfer information onto SD and MicroSD Cards, duplication through a computer or a standalone SD/MicroSD Card duplicator. Even though cameras and cell phones may require empty SD/MicroSD cards that the owners will fill up with photos, videos, music, movies or what not, many of the devices that use SD/MicroSD Cards have content prestored on them. The manufacturers of those products need a quick and easy way to transfer identical content across hundreds, thousands, even millions, of cards accurately and in the shortest time possible.

Vinpower offers a full range of SD duplicators, in sizes from 1 to 3 up to 1 to 127, in a single console that offer slots for both standard SD Cards and MicroSD Cards. Having a dedicated MicroSD slot means you don’t need an adaptor to fit in the standard SD slot, saving time and costs. Vinpower has worked with a variety of entities, from auto manufacturers, to licensed toy manufacturers providing SD duplicators so they can reproduce the SD and MicroSD Cards that make their devices operate. That is the one thing they all have in common, the items they are producing require hundreds of thousands of identically reproduced SD and/or MicroSD Cards that are to be inserted into every device they plan to sell.

If you are developing a program that needs to be copied onto multiple SD or MicroSD Cards, Vinpower’s line of SD Duplicators is the perfect device to make it happen.

To learn more about this item, or any of Vinpower’s line of products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.

iCloud outage takes down backups and photos for some users, showing the need for the iXflash!


If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times, or at least it feels that way. The cloud should not be your only form of backup. So many people believe the cloud is safe and invulnerable, while time after time we hear stories where the cloud is impacted, either through an outage, hacking, a virus, or any number of potential threats. Nothing is foolproof, so don’t put all your storage and archival eggs in one basket. That’s why the iXflash is the ideal tool for any Apple iPhone and/or iPad owner. The iXflash can quickly back up all the photos and videos stored on your various iOS devices as well as those already stored in your iCloud account, as an added form of data protection.

In this case, the iCloud suffered an outage this past weekend, affecting Find My, iCloud Account & Sign In, iCloud Backup, iCloud Bookmarks & Tabs, iCloud Calendar, iCloud Contacts, iCloud Drive, iCloud Keychain, iCloud Mail, iCloud Storage Upgrades, Photos and Screen Time. For those that were affected, issues ranged from frustration of not having access for a period of time to much larger issues. Even though the total number affected may be small in comparison to the total customer base, that doesn’t change the fact that many were impacted.

Why take chances, for less than it costs to purchase an expanded cloud storage option, you can purchase an iXflash and never have to worry about cloud outages again. In fact, more archival solutions the better. So, keep your cloud account, but use the iXflash as further protection against unforeseen catastrophes that can pop up at any time.

To learn more about this item, or any of Vinpower’s line of products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.

The benefits of SSD over HDD


When looking for a new hard drive, whether it be an external hard drive for added storage or an internal hard drive that runs your computers operating system, there are two options to choose from, a hard disk drive (HDD) or a solid state drive (SSD). Often we’re accustomed to pick the version that offers the greatest memory capacity at the lowest price. Often times that’s the traditional HDD, however SSD offers far more benefits that far outweigh the difference in cost or capacity.

A hard disk drive (HDD) is an electromechanical device with an actuator arm that positions itself over spinning disks in order to read or write information. A solid state drive (SSD) are interconnected pools of compact flash memory. So what makes one better than the other?

As an industry leader in storage and duplication equipment and peripherals, it’s a no brainer for us. We have found that SSDs have a number of advantages over HDDs that can offset the difference in sticker price. Firstly, SSDs are super quiet because they have no moving parts, unlike the HDD, which focuses around spinning platters and a moving arm to sweep across the platters to write or read data. SSD’s don’t vibrate, which improves reliability and if dropped, a hard drive might get damaged; not so with an SSD. An SSD uses less power and generates less heat, compared to a HDD. On top of improved durability and less disruption, the greatest advantage is the significantly faster read/write speed. Not only can an SSD recall data much faster than the slower HDD, but it’s more reliable and accurate as well.

However, one of the drawbacks for a common SSD, when relying on flash memory, there is a possibility of data corruption due to bad memory cells on the drive. That’s why Vinpower the most reliable SSD on the market with our line of Optiarc SSD models. In order to provide total peace of mind, Vinpower performs the highest levels of total quality testing, ensuring that our Optiarc SSD’s will not fail or crash on you! So if you care about faster speed, better quality, reliability, and maintaining the content stored on your hard drives, look no further that Vinpower’s line of Optiarc and PioData SSD.

To learn more about this item, or any of Vinpower’s line of products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.

After a tremendous response from Taiwanese influencer 3C Tim’s Chinese language review of the iXflash, we’ve now added English subtitles.


A little over a month ago, I shared a glowing review of our iXflash drive as an ideal accessory for anyone with an iPhone or iPad. Because the video review was entirely in Chinese, many of our recipients were disappointed that they couldn’t understand what 3C Tim was saying about the iXflash. Because of your feedback, we coordinated with 3C Tim and had the entire spoken text translated into English and posted onto the video review as shown on YouTube, which you can view again or for the first time by clicking on the below link:

When you watch the video, make sure the “Subtitles/Closed Caption” feature is turned on.

So now, you don’t have to reply on my synopsis or finding a friend the speaks Chinese to translate for you. You can watch the video on your own and read either the English subtitles or YouTube can use the English subtitles to translate into numerous other languages, which you may be more comfortable with. Once you watch the video and able to understand the full context of 3C Tim’s full review through English subtitles or in your own language, it will highlight even further all the advantages and benefits the iXflash drive offers from an unbiased 3rd party.

To learn more about this item, or any of Vinpower’s line of products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.

The iXflash is compatible with the full new series of iPhone 12 mobile devices


As is customary every year, though a little later than usual, Apple touts their latest batch of iPhones along with other new inventive items they plan to offer to the general public. Due to disruptions because of COVID, the announcement was about a month later than normal, but the pomp and circumstances were still in full affect. Amongst other new or improved items Apple plans to release now or in the near future, the pièce de résistance was certainly not just 1 or even 2 new iPhone offerings, but a total of 4 new iPhone 12 versions. The main difference between the devices is the size of each iPhone, which of course all of them offer advantages to previously released models.

Given that the iXflash is a tremendous accessory for an iPhone or iPad, we are proud to acknowledge that the existing iXflash and the iXflash App is compatible with the latest line of iPhone 12’s. Vinpower takes pride in making sure the iXflash and its corresponding App remains at the leading edge of technology and offers its users the best and most reliable experience. Hence, it’s critical that we make sure the iXflash is up to date with any new or enhanced Apple iOS software and/or corresponding hardware. Recognizing the importance of not just compatibility, but also any and all new advancements that could enhance the iXflash’s ability to support our client base, is why the iXflash remains the most useful portable Apple iOS accessory.

To learn more about this item, or any of Vinpower’s line of products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.

Vinpower’s VDX-1 mini-autoloader, is the small, inexpensive, powerful tool that you wish you knew about sooner…


Much like the tiny ant that can lift 5,000 times it’s body weight, the VDX-1 autoloader can do the job of much bigger and more expensive autoloaders. Weighing less than 12 lbs (just over 5kg), and slightly bigger than a standard shoebox, the VDX-1 can fit virtually anywhere. Plus, it’s completely standalone, so it’s easy to take on the go and as long as there’s an electrical outlet, the VDX-1 is ready to work. Just like the mighty worker ant, the VDX-1 gets the job done.

The VDX-1 comes with 1 drive and 50 disc capacity, but can work 24/7 like a champ. With a retail price below $450, it’s practically a steal. For more details on the VDX-1, click on the following link: https://www.vinpowerdigital.com/t/categories/Disc-Autoloaders/The-MiniLoader-VDX-1

To learn more about this item, or any of Vinpower’s line of products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.

The iXflash can be extremely useful in an emergency


There are occasions when emergencies can arise and you have limited resources at your disposal. The iXflash can be a valuable tool for not only documenting important information, but also allowing you to pass that information along when there is no power or internet access available.

Recently, my home was on evacuation alert due to massive wildfires in the area. In situations like these, if you need to evacuate, it’s best to only take those items that are necessary and can’t be replaced. However, if the worst case scenario should happen, in order to file a claim for all the items you may have lost, it’s advised to photograph or take a video of all your possessions in every room of your residence. What if you have limited memory on your iPhone and you don’t have time to clear space in order to record all your possessions. The iXflash allows you to record photos or videos that bypasses the iPhone’s memory and record those pictures and/or videos directly to the iXflash, saving time and memory.

In addition, in a situation where there’s no power and internet access, the iXflash can transfer those images, videos, and even important documents on to a computer or another iPhone/iPad. This will help you provide pertinent details to an insurance adjuster or other relevant person. Since the iXflash is so small, it can fit in your pocket comfortably, so you don’t have to worry about hurriedly packing it away and trying to remember where you put it, when you need it. Simply add it to you key ring or put it in a purse or other accessory that you keep on your person and it’s always available.

Hopefully you never find yourself in a predicament where it becomes necessary to evacuate quickly, but just like having a first aid kit or spare water bottles, it’s always good to be prepared should the need arise. The iXflash could become a very valuable tool in those situations, as well as being incredibly useful for normal day to day situations. It truly is the best of both worlds.

To learn more about Vinpower’s line of standalone robotic autoloaders, or any of our products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.

Vinyl records sales in 2020 outgains CD music sales for first time since the 80’s, showing physical media is still profitable!


Sure the title seems to cast a negative light over CD sales, but if you examine it closely, you’ll also see the positive opportunity as it relates to CD sales. Firstly, even in a decreased market, CD sales for the 1st half of 2020 was still around $130 million. That’s only talking about pressed CD audio discs, and doesn’t include the CD-R, recorded CD market treasured by many independent artists and enthusiast. Sure, CD’s have fallen from their peak, but they have not gone the way of the Dodo bird.

At one point, it was widely reported that CD’s were going to kill the vinyl albums market. But nostalgia lead to a steep resurgence that created steady gains year over year for vinyl records. The success of vinyl records and the continued increased sales for CD’s, shows that there’s a significant market for physical media. Undoubtedly, it’s won’t be too long before the nostalgia craze comes back around for CD’s and it will be cool to get the authentical full enhanced digital sound of an uncompressed original music file, rather than the deeply compressed streaming audio.

So for all the doomsday predictors that CD’s are dead, just as they thought Vinyl had kicked the bucket, there’s a second wave coming and you don’t want to miss out.

Vinpower Digital’s Cronus Rip Station in Action – Ripping hundreds of CD’s in no time


A Vinpower customer recorded this video to show how useful and easy it is to use Vinpower Digital’s Cronus autoloader publishing system duplicator to rip over 50,000 CD’s from their collection. Using Vinpower’s Cronus with the added ripping software, they could seamlessly transfer all the important CD audio meta data from their discs onto an external server. This provides the best of both worlds by maintaining the original CD master and creating a digital library of all the music they own for easy recall whenever they want. Plus, they are able to store the music files as Lossless Audio Files to maintain the original recording quality while maintaining all the pertinent information from the CD, like song title, album title, artist, genre, date, and much more. Turn your CD collection into your own personal mobile digital jukebox to listen to what you want, when you want, anywhere you want.

Click on the following link to see the video for yourself: https://youtu.be/trcbSkwn-YI

You may not have 50,000 CD’s laying around, but you probably have quite a few that it would be so much easier to transfer to digital files. Vinpower offers both large and small automated ripping stations to fit any size job. Don’t want to deal with purchasing equipment and ripping the discs yourself, contact Vinpower and we can assist by providing a ripping service for you.

To learn more about Vinpower’s line of standalone robotic autoloaders, or any of our products, visit www.vinpowerdigital.com, or speak with a Vinpower representative in your area.