High resolution digital cameras and other products are demanding more and more storage capacity to satisfy users’ needs to store files. To help answer this demand, Lexar Media Inc. today introduced a new Pro Series 512MB CompactFlash (CF) memory card. The 12x Type I card hits the streets today.
Lexar Media CEO Eric Stang said that the 512MB 12x card features a sustained write speed of 1.8MB/sec, which reduces the amount of time a camera will need to write a file to card, thus improving the camera’s recycle time.
The Lexar Pro Series CompactFlash cards work in cameras including Canon’s EOS D30, FujiFilm’s S1 Pro, Kodak’s Professional Series, the Nikon D1, D1H and D1X, Olympus’ E-10, and other models.
Lexar’s Pro Series CF cards also come with USB connectivity built in — users simply attach the included JumpShot connection kit to transfer files from the CF card to their Macs.
Pricing for the new card was not available as MacCentral went to press with this article, but Lexar noted the new card should be available through its online store and authorized resellers immediately (Lexar’s Web site had not yet been updated).