SanDisk today introduced a new line of SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash memory cards designed for professional photographers.
SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash cards feature a new SanDisk Power Core Controllerthat enables read and write speeds of up to 90MB/s, doubling the performance from previous SanDisk high-end camera memory cards. The cards are shipping worldwide now with storage capacities ranging from 16 gigabytes (GB) to 64GB.
The SanDisk Power Core Controller?s firmware algorithms and 42-bit ECC engine maintain data integrity and extended card endurance through optimized wear leveling.
SanDisk Extreme cards guarantee operation at extended temperatures ranging from minus 13 F (minus 25 C) to 185 F (85 C). The cards also feature RTV Silicone coating for added protection against moisture and humidity and carry a lifetime limited warranty.
SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash cards are fully compatible with any camera, card reader or other device that supports CompactFlash cards. The SanDisk Extreme Pro ExpressCard Adapter is optimized to take advantage of the SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash card?s up to 90MB/s read speed. The reader carries an MSRP of $49.99 and will be available in late October on SanDisk.com and at select retailers.
SanDisk Extreme CompactFlash cards will be available in capacities of 8GB to 32GB and MSRP ranging from about $130 to $375 in the U.S. market, while SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash cards will be available in capacities of 16GB to 64GB and MSRP ranging from about $300 to $800 in the U.S. market.