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Toshiba Starts Sales of CompactFlash Memory Card for DSLRs
Author: Cássio LimaDate: April 29, 2013 - 7:48 AM PST
Category: Storage
More Info: http://www.semicon.toshiba.co.jp/eng/profile/news/newsrelease/memory/t...

Toshiba has announced that its new line of high performance CompactFlash (CF) memory cards, the EXCERIA PRO series, is already on sale in the Japanese market. Sales will also follow in Asia, Europe and North America. The initial line-up of 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB cards complies with the new Video Performance Guarantee Profile 2 (VPG-65) standard.

The EXCERIA PRO CF cards integrate Toshiba’s NAND flash memory and specially developed dedicated firmware. They achieve a read speed of 160 MB/s and write speed of 150 MB/s, the highest level yet reported, according to the company.

The new cards are compliant with the CompactFlash Association (CFA) standard CompactFlash Specification Revision 6.1 and compatible with the UDMA7 high speed interface, ensuring they can support high performance DSLRs to the fullest. The cards are also compatible with the latest “Video Performance Guarantee Profile 2” standard, VPG-65. VPG-65 secures Full HD video capture streams at a minimum write speed of 65 MB/s for compatible host devices and recording media. VPG-65 enables 4K resolution (a digital movie file format with horizontal resolution of approx. 4,000 pixels and vertical resolution of approx. 2,000 pixels) movie shooting and high quality Full HD video capture at high frame rates with no dropped frames.

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