Toshiba EXCERIA PRO2 series CompactFlash memory cards for DSLR’s offer world’s highest level read and write speeds
Toshiba will launch a new line of high performance CompactFlash (CF) memory cards, the EXCERIA PRO2 series, expressly targeting the digital single lens reflex camera market. The EXCERIA PRO CF cards integrate Toshiba’s high performance NAND flash memory and specially developed dedicated firmware. They achieve a read speed of 160MB/s and write speed of 150MB/s4, the highest level yet reported. The new EXCERIA PRO CF cards are compliant with the CompactFlash Association (CFA) standard CompactFlash Specification Revision 6.0 and compatible with the UDMA7 high speed interface, ensuring they can support high performance DSLRs to the full.
The cards are also compatible with the latest Video Performance Guarantee standard, VPG-20. VPG-20 secures Full HD video capture streams at a minimum write speed of 20MB/s for compatible host devices and recording media. VPG-20 enables high quality Full HD video capture at high frame rates with no dropped frames. The initial line-up of 16GB, 32GB, 64GB cards will come to market in spring of 2013. EXCERIA PRO will position Toshiba to meet the demands of the high-end DSLR market, including high resolution image capture, sustained continuous shooting, HD video recording and high speed data transfers to other devices.