SanDisk offers 12GB, 16GB CompactFlash cards

SanDisk on Tuesday introduced 12GB and 16GB Extreme III CompactFlash memory cards, designed for professional photographers who shoot RAW or high-resolution JPEG files. SanDisk expects to ship the cards by the end of the year for $779.99 and $1,049.99 respectively.

SanDisk said the cards feature minimum read and write speeds of 20 MB/s. The cards use SanDisk’s “Enhanced Super-Parallel (ESP) Processing” technology to achieve that speed. The cards feature an operating temperature range of minus 13F to 185F.

SanDisk also unveiled its new Extreme USB 2.0 Reader, which will be released in November for $24.99.

SanDisk’s Web site had not been updated with information about the new cards as Macworld posted this article.

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