Atomos may use CFexpress cards for future Ninja monitor/recorders

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Atomos would think about switching from SSD drives to the newly-released CFexpress reminiscence playing cards sooner or later – in response to Atomos CEO Jeromy Younger. Talking to DCW at IBC 2019, the attraction of the brand new reminiscence format could be to make the successor to merchandise just like the best-selling Ninja V that a lot smaller.

“We’re right behind that technology, as it comes down in price we will offer it in our products,” says Younger, talking to us in an unique interview about ProRes RAW.

However they’re sticking with SSD in the intervening time, as a result of it’s a cheaper method of reaching the excessive knowledge learn/write charges wanted to document and playback video on the highest decision and high quality. However as CFexpress is a lot smaller than the miniSSD drives that Atomos at the moment makes use of with its gadgets, Younger is happy about utilizing CFexpress to create models with a smaller kind issue – as soon as the worth of CFexpress comes down.

Atomos may use CFexpress cards for future Ninja monitor/recorders

CFexpress playing cards are smaller and sooner than SSDs

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Presently Sandisk and Angelbird are the 2 card makers to have launched CFexpress playing cards. SanDisk’s and Angelbird’s Sort B CFExpress playing cards provide learn speeds of as much as 1700MB/s and 1400MB/s write speeds. Angelbird’s AtomX SSDmini designed for Atomos monitor/recorders, by comparability, affords learn speeds of 540 MB/s and write speeds of 500 MB/s.

We’re dedicated to miniaturization of our merchandise, we’re dedicated to elevated efficiency,” says Young. And in that spirit, he also revealed that Atomos is considering a separate video recorder that would be “a small Ninja, with out a display screen. Kinda click on into your digital camera, you understand just like the battery packs do”.

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