SanDisk today announced the availability of the 256GB SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash memory card, the first high-capacity CompactFlash card with the latest Video Performance Guarantee (VPG-65) specification.
Also being announced by SanDisk today are faster speeds across all other capacities of the SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash line of memory cards.
The new card delivers minimum sustained write speeds of 65MB/s - the Video Performance Guarantee requirement - optimized to capture 4K and Full HD video. The 256GB SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash card has transfer speeds of up to 160MB/s and delivers fast shot speeds of up to 140MB/s for advanced functions such as fast action and continuous burst mode shots.
SanDisk Extreme Pro memory cards are designed for professionals and are backed by a lifetime limited warranty. The cards are durability tested, include RTV silicone coating inside for added protection against shock and vibration, and perform in extreme temperatures from minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit to 185 degrees Fahrenheit. The cards also include a one year downloadable offer for RescuePRO media recovery software, which lets photographers recover their images in case of accidental deletion.
To coincide with the launch of the 256GB SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash card, SanDisk is also increasing the speed across each capacity of the SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash line. The other SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash cards, available in capacities of 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, will now feature read speeds of up to 160MB/s and write speeds of up to 150MB/s, as well as the same VPG as the 256GB card.
SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash cards are available in capacities of 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB, and are shipping worldwide now with MSRPs of $219.99 to $1,809.99.
256GB SanDisk Extreme Pro specs
- Performance/speed: 16 GB - 128 GB: Up to 160MB/s Read (1067X), 150MB/s Write (1000X)
- 256 GB: Up to 160MB/s Read (1067X), 140MB Write (933X)
- Card dimension: 1.7" x 1.4" x 0.13" (43 mm x 36 mm x 3.3 mm)
- Operating temperature: -13 F to 185 F (-25 C to 85 C)
- Storage temperature: -40 F to 185 F (-40 C to 85 C)
- Compatibility: Compatible with CompactFlash supporting host devices
- Video Performance Guarantee (VPG) enabled
- Applications: Store a variety of digital formats, including RAW and JPEG photos, Full HD videos, music and more
- Support: Lifetime limited warranty
- 1 year downloadable RescuePRO media recovery software , for bringing accidentally deleted images back to life