Lexar Announces Sample Availability of the World's Fastest Memory Card
(Thomson Reuters ONE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
New Lexar Professional 3333x CFast 2.0 Card Provides Read Transfer Speeds up to
500MB/s* in Capacities up to 256GB
* Production-ready CFast 2.0 cards with industry-leading performance
* Capacity compliant with all CFA specifications
* Provides future capabilities for next generation of camcorders and digital
* Transfers files with a read speed up to 3333x (500MB per second)*
* Supports the VPG-65 specification for professional-quality video capture
* Includes latest version of Image Rescue(®) software
* New CFast 2.0 USB 3.0 Reader for the Lexar Professional Workflow Reader
Solution available for sampling
* Lexar Image Gallery
* Supporting Product Information
* Lexar Workflow Information
FREMONT, Calif., January 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Lexar, a leading global
brand of flash memory products, today announced its technological leadership in
the digital imaging market with the immediate sample availability of Lexar(®)
Professional 3333x CFast(TM) 2.0 cards and the Lexar Professional Workflow CFast
2.0 USB 3.0 reader for the Lexar Professional Workflow Reader Solution. The
CFast 2.0 specification is the next generation of high performance memory cards
designed for professional applications in still imaging and video capture.
Lexar Professional 3333x CFast 2.0 Card
With capacities available for sampling in 256GB, 128GB, 64GB, and 32GB, the
Lexar Professional 3333x CFast 2.0 cards demonstrate new speed thresholds to
capture high-quality images and 1080p full-HD, 3D, and 4K video. Designed to
maximise the capabilities of the next-generation of high-definition camcorders
and high-resolution digital SLR cameras, the new cards provide a read transfer
speed up to 3333x (500MB per second)*, which is three times faster than any
CompactFlash(®) card.** Additionally, the new Lexar Professional 3333x CFast
2.0 cards will support the Video Performance Guarantee (VPG-65) specification
for professional-quality video capture, and includes the latest version of Image
Lexar Professional Workflow CR1
The new Lexar Professional Workflow CR1 is a CFast 2.0 USB 3.0 reader designed
for the Lexar Professional Workflow Reader Solution, a four-bay reader hub that
allows users to transfer RAW images, high-resolution photos, and HD, 3D, and 4K
video files from up to four cards at once. Designed to mix and match reader
formats, the Lexar Professional Workflow Reader Solution supports
SDHC(TM)/SDXC(TM) UHS-I, UDMA 7 CompactFlash, XQD(TM), and now CFast 2.0
formats. The readers are sold separately so users can configure the hub into an
ideal solution that meets their individual workflow needs.
"The new Professional 3333x CFast 2.0 card will empower future users to break
previous speed barriers while offering capacity options that meet the specific
needs of professional photographers and videographers," said Adam Kaufman,
product marketing manager, Lexar. "In addition, by pairing this card with our
new CFast 2.0 USB 3.0 reader, professionals will experience a dramatically
accelerated workflow, cutting down post-production time and getting them back to
the business of photography."
The Lexar Professional 3333x CFast 2.0 card and Lexar Professional Workflow CR1
are currently sampling for future implementation. For more information about
Lexar products, visit www.lexar.com.
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Lexar is a global brand of Micron Consumer Products Group, Inc., a subsidiary of
Micron Technology, Inc., one of the largest memory manufacturers in the world.
Lexar(®) products include industry-leading memory cards for photography and
video, card readers, high-performance USB flash drives, and memory cards for
mobile devices. Lexar products are available worldwide at major retail and e-
tail stores, and at www.lexar.com. For more information or support, visit
Micron Technology, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of advanced
semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures
and markets a full range of DRAM, NAND and NOR flash memory, as well as other
innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions and semiconductor systems
for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, embedded and mobile
products. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol. To
learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.
*Up to 500MB/s read transfer, write speeds lower. Speeds based on internal
testing. Actual performance may vary. x=150KB/s.
**3x faster claim based on reported CompactFlash speed specification, and not
verified by comparative testing.
©2014 Micron Consumer Products Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Information is
subject to change without notice. Lexar, the Lexar logo, Image Rescue, and When
Memory Matters are trademarks of Micron Consumer Products Group, Inc. The Micron
logo is a registered trademark of Micron Technology, Inc. Micron Consumer
Products Group is an authorized licensee of the CompactFlash trademark. CFast is
a trademark of the CompactFlash Association. XQD is a trademark of Sony
Corporation. All other brand or product names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective owner. Micron Consumer Products Group, Inc. is a
subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc.
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