New Professional Lexar® Memory Cards and Reader Revealed
Memory manufacturing masters, Lexar®, have revealed a raft of new products including what the brand has called, ‘The World’s Fastest CFExpress Type B Card Diamond Series. The full new lineup includes the Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series and Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A Card GOLD Series and Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ Card Reader. Read on for more.
The new Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series promises to unleash blazing-fast speeds, [up to 1900MB/s read and 1700MB/s write speeds] offering professional users an unmatched performance. With an impressive minimum sustained write speed of 1600MB/s, professional creatives can expect to accelerate post-production workflows dramatically.
Boasting PCIe Gen 3×2 and NVMe high-speed protocols, the Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series allows shooters to shoot highest quality RAW, ProRes, and 8K video without any issues. The new card also supports VPG 400 specifications for high-quality video capture, allowing for flawless and sustained performance when content is written to the card.
The DIAMOND Series is also backwards compatible with certain XQD® cameras, allowing older devices next-generation performance levels. They are shock and vibration-proof, and resistant to extreme temperatures for added durability.
Joel Boquiren, General Manager of Lexar, said: “Lexar has a long history of providing industry-leading memory solutions for professional users and we are excited to continue this tradition with the world’s fastest Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series. This card will dramatically help professionals speed up their workflow while providing the quality, performance and reliability they’ve come to expect from Lexar.”
The new Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series will be available later this month [Aug 22′] and will set you back £305 for the 128GB version and £505 for the big daddy at 256GB. Head to the Lexar® website for more information.
World’s fastest CFExpress™ Type A Card Gold Series & CFExpress Type A/SD™ Card Reader
The new Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A Card GOLD Series and Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ Card Reader promise to deliver superior performance with read speeds up to 900MB/s, write speed up to 800MB/s and a minimum write speed of 700MB/s. The new Type A Card GOLD Series has been released for professional image makers for shooting high-res images and high-quality 8K video. With Video Performance Grade 400 [VPG 400], we fully anticipate stable film recording at a suggested minimum of 400 MB/s.
Available in capacities up to 160GB, the need to swap cards will certainly be reduced and, with a rugged design to provide durability to protect from temperature, shock and vibration, there shouldn’t be any need to upgrade for some time. It’s also backed by a lifetime limited warranty.
This, along with the new Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ Card Reader, users can expect high-speed transfers of CFexpress™ Type A and SD™ UHS-II memory cards, with high-speed 10Gbps [USB 3.2 Gen 2] transfer speeds. With a lightweight metallic structure, it will fit into most pockets or easily in a bag to allow for easy transfer on the go.
Joel Boquiren, General Manager of Lexar, said: “We are excited to announce the Lexar® Professional CFexpress Type A Card GOLD Series. With industry leading performance and VPG 400 rating, professionals can capture cinema-quality video with confidence so they never miss a frame. Paired with the new high-speed 10Gbps Lexar® CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ Card Reader, creators are able to establish an efficient workflow when transferring content from the field to post production”.
The Lexar® Professional CFexpress Type A Card GOLD Series and Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ Card Reader are available now and will lighten your bank balance by £119 for the 80GB version and £219 for the larger capacity 160GB. Head to the Lexar® website for more information