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  • New SanDisk CF cards hit huge transfer speeds

    New SanDisk CF cards hit huge transfer speeds

    If you thought that anything with EXTREME in the title meant that it was the absolute best of its kind, think again! SanDisk’s Extreme CompactFlash cards have just been karate-chopped by its own newly-announced line of Extreme Pro cards. Extreme… PRO! Read More

  • Compact Flash + SATA = FLATA hotness

    Compact Flash + SATA = FLATA hotness


    I’m glad to see a significant change in this arena; I always hear about quality differences in CF cards for my Canon, citing better speeds on the “Extreme” versions of such and such a brand, but in the end the interface is growing to be the limiting factor. I shoot rapid fire RAW shots all the time, and having my motor drive be limited in the frequency and length of the… Read More

  • Flash-based Laptop for $30

    Flash-based Laptop for $30

    Very cool. Addonics is selling a $30 Compact Flash adapter that allows you to boot from any CF card just like a standard 2.5″ hard drive. The adapter comes in SATA and IDE and can use multiple flash cards at once. Clearly, you’d need a few hundred for some fat CF cards — $260 for 24GB — but the read and write speeds will be phenomenal. This will become extremely… Read More

  • Lexar And SanDisk Love Prosumers Long Time

    Lexar And SanDisk Love Prosumers Long Time

    Companies that feature “prosumer” products usually have a good rep. and their products are usually worth the extra cash. However, memory cards I just can’t see becoming “ultra extreme pro” or anything like that. But going against the grain, SanDisk and Lexar have announced multiple high-end memory cards. Lexar will offer a 4GB CF card and 2 and 4GB Memory Stick… Read More

  • Lexar's 300x UDMA CompactFlash Cards

    Lexar's 300x UDMA CompactFlash Cards

    Hipsters who hang out in the DSLR crowd should rejoice after hearing about Lexar’s new series of CF cards. These new 300x UDMA cards are professional-grade CF cards that will come in 2, 4, and 8GB sizes. Lexar claims that the new cards are 125% faster than previous versions and that UDMA-equipped devices will be able to enjoy a lovely write speed of 45MB/s. Of course you’ll need… Read More