FAQ

A USB flash drive is a data storage device with an integrated USB interface and a flash memory. This type of data storage doesn't include mechanical parts so they are shock-resistant. It has been invented in the 2000s. The connection with computer is made through the Universal Serial Bus port. For some years now, you can also connect them to a car radio, DVD player or in case of multi-connectors models to smartphones and tablets.

Screen or pad printing adds material (ink and protective varnish) to the surface of your key. When you engrave a logo using a laser process, a part of the material is removed from the surface of the key. This method gives more permanence to your logo on the surface of the USB key.
Laser engraving is not possible.

CMYK is the colour process used for offset printing (C: cyan / M: magenta / Y: yellow / K: black). French-speaking countries refer to it as CMJN. When producing a CD/DVD, it is essential that graphics files are prepared using this colour system and not RGB, which is the colour display system used by your screen.

We accept PDFs as control files but never for production. Actually, we need the source files, in order to guarantee you the best printing quality. In this way we can check and possibly correct errors, both at the colour system level, the definition of your logo or photograph, and the format (working plane) of your documents.

It is not possible to stay true to the colours displayed on a standard computer screen because every screen is calibrated differently and so displays colours shades differently from one screen to another, even if they are of the same make and model. Only calibrated screens that are part of a completely calibrated structure (screens, testing systems, printing machines) on the same printing site can be treated as identical.
To ensure the best colour rendition, we propose producing calibrated Epson output (inkjet technology) or a Chromalin (proofing system).

Just follow the instructions that appear on the Configurator page.

Right click the letter that refers to your key in the window “My Computer”. Select format, then FAT (not FAT32 or NTFS, except for keys with a capacity of 4 GB or greater).

When connecting the USB key to a computer, this allows the application, program or presentation on the key to start automatically, without the need to touch the computer’s keyboard.
This is possible when you add an additional file called autorun.inf to the key’s root directory. 

Advantage of the autorun function: 
If you use a USB key as a marketing tool, autorun enables you to launch a flash or HTML file, which will help with navigation and access to the files contained in the key.

It can power certain peripherals, and with USB version 2, it enables rates between 1.5 Mbits and 480 Mbits per second. Version 3, to appear in consumer products from 2010, will offer speeds of up to 4.8 Gbits per second.

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