CFexpress picks up pace as Angelbird joins the high-speed memory card party

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Final week CFexpress was born. Sandisk put the primary of this new technology of high-octane reminiscence playing cards on sale – while nearly concurrently Canon launched the primary digicam that may use CFexpress playing cards. Now, at IBC 2019, Angelbird has turn out to be the second reminiscence specialist to launch CFexpress playing cards.

Angelbird guarantees us two ranges of CFexpress playing cards from the get-go. The AV PRO CFX reminiscence card is designed for skilled cinema cameras demanding high-speeds and excessive sturdiness within the CFexpress Sort-B kind issue that will probably be used within the first cameras. 

This will probably be out there in capacities of as much as 1TB, and also will backwards suitable with XQD suitable cameras with related firmware updates (such because the Nikon Z7 and Z6, the place such firmware updates have already been promised).

CFexpress picks up pace as Angelbird joins the high-speed memory card party

Angelbird V PRO CFX CFexpress card

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The AV Professional CFX playing cards supply learn/write speeds as much as 1700 MB/s and 1400 MB/s – that is 3.5x sooner than CFast playing cards, in keeping with the Austrian producer. These will probably be out there in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB capacities

The dearer AV PRO CFX XT playing cards are designed to supply a premium possibility for these involved with sustained pace efficiency for larger decision calls for. Confusingly, these playing cards additionally supply most learn/write speeds of as much as 1700 MB/s / 1400 MB/s.

Nonetheless, throughout fixed recording, the write pace on the entry-level AV PRO CFX playing cards “will settle in at a assured minimal sustained pace of 550 MB/s as much as 1 TB capability. Which the corporate factors out is 150 MB/s larger pace than the utmost write pace of XQD.

The AV PRO CFX XT playing cards will probably be bought in 80GB, 160GB, 320GB, and 640GB variations.

CFexpress picks up pace as Angelbird joins the high-speed memory card party

Angelbird V PRO CFX XT CFexpress card

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The premium AV PRO CFX XT playing cards, nevertheless, throughout fixed recording, “will assure 1000 MB/s sustained write pace as much as 650 GB capability. So 450 MB/s larger sustained write than the AV PRO CFX”.

Additionally introduced is Angelbird’s personal CFexpress card reader. The reader will include a 0.5m Sort-C to Sort-C cable, an energetic USB-A to USB-C adapter, non-slip rubber pads for added stability throughout operation, and Velcro binding for simple portability. 

CFexpress picks up pace as Angelbird joins the high-speed memory card party

Angelbird CFexpress card reader

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The recessed (USB 3.1 Gen 2, 10 Gb/s connection port helps to supply a safe connection level and reduce put on and tear. Angelbird has a “Write Shield” swap on its card readers, which allows the consumer to really feel safe that they won’t delete or erase something by mistake.

The pricing for the playing cards, and availability, will probably be introduced in December when the primary CFexpress cameras will probably be on sale.

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