Toshiba has entered the compact flash market, the first "EXCERIA PRO" is the world's fastest reading and writing

Toshiba announced that it would enter the market for compact flash (CF) cards for digital single lens reflex cameras. The first product "EXCERIA PRO" has a writing speed of 150 MB / s and a reading speed of 160 MB / s, both of which are the world's fastest. We will release three models of 16GB, 32GB, 64GB sequentially from the spring of 2013.

Toshiba: News Release (2012-12-18): Entering the CF card market for digital single lens reflex cameras

Toshiba previously had the group Toshiba PC System Co., Ltd.Industrial CF (Compact Flash ®) cardI have been making something. According to Toshiba, the market for digital single lens reflex cameras is expected to grow 1.5 times as much as 2015, and demand for installed CF cards is expected to increase, so it is said that they have decided to enter the market.

The new product "EXCERIA PRO" adopts Toshiba's high-performance NAND flash memory. With its proprietary firmware, the writing speed is 150 MB / s and the world's fastest, reading is 160 MB / s and it is the world's fastest class. This product complies with the CompactFlash Association Standard Ver. 6.0 and also supports the high-speed interface standard UDMA 7, which contributes to the improvement of high-speed continuous shooting performance.

In addition, it also supports the VPG-20 (Video Performance Guarantee) which is the high-speed movie recording standard, and realizes the video transfer rate of 20 MB / s, so even if shooting high definition movies at high frame rate, dropping frames It will be possible to record.

The spec is like this.

Capacity: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
Price: Open
Release date: Spring 2013
Maximum read speed: 160 MB / s
Maximum writing speed: 150 MB / s (95 GB / s for 16 GB models)
Interface: UDMA 7 (Ultra DMA Mode 7 theoretical value: 167 MB / s)
Supply voltage: 3.3 / 5.0 V
File format: FAT32
External dimensions: 36.4 mm × 42.8 mm × 3.3 mm
Weight: Approx 10 g

Toshiba sends out this product as the first step Toshiba says it is aiming for a 30% share in 2015 by proactively developing and expanding sales of products that meet the needs.

in Hardware, Posted by logc_nt