Lexar Ships 300x And 600x CompactFlash Cards For Pro Shooters - HotHardware
Lexar Ships 300x And 600x CompactFlash Cards For Pro Shooters

Lexar Ships 300x And 600x CompactFlash Cards For Pro Shooters

Secure Digital cards may be all the rage these days, but true photographing professionals probably have no interest. Even today, most higher-end DSLRs use CompactFlash cards alone, and if you rely on rapid-fire continuous shooting to get "the perfect shot," Lexar's new pair of cards might be worth a look. The company is today revealed that their Professional ExpressCard CF Reader and Professional 600x and 300x 32GB cards are now available in traditional and online retail channels.

Both cards offer increased speed and performance, with a guaranteed minimum sustained write speed capability of 90MB/s and 45MB/s, respectively, when paired with an UDMA 6-enabled device. There's also a high-speed reader to take those images from card-to-PC more quickly, with the Lexar Professional ExpressCard CF Reader being compatible with all UDMA and non-UDMA CF cards, supporting read/write speeds up to 133MB/s, and featuring a design with an extra deep card slot for added card protection. Pricing has yet to be made public, but any pro knows these high-capacity, high-speed cards don't come cheap.


Lexar Professional 600x and 300x 32GB CompactFlash Cards and Professional ExpressCard CF Reader Now Available

High-Performance Memory Cards and Card Reader Available at Leading Photo Retailers Worldwide

Fremont, CA, April 27, 2010 – Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the availability of the award-winning Lexar® Professional ExpressCard™ CompactFlash® (CF) Reader and the Lexar Professional 600x and 300x 32GB CF cards in traditional and online retail channels. For additional information about the Lexar Professional 600x and 300x CF cards or the ExpressCard CF Reader, visit www.lexar.com.

“High-end amateur and professional photographers are consistently capturing larger file sizes, either in the form of RAW digital images or high-definition videos, and retailers are now providing solutions to store and manage that content,” said Manisha Sharma, director of worldwide memory card product marketing, Lexar Media. “The Lexar Professional 600x and 300x 32GB cards store more of the images and memories that matter, and provide enhanced file transfer speeds when paired with the Professional ExpressCard CF Reader. We’re pleased to be offering these workflow-improving solutions to our extensive network of photo resellers.”


The Lexar Professional 600x and 300x CF memory cards offer increased speed and performance, with a guaranteed minimum sustained write speed capability of 90MB/s and 45MB/s, respectively, when paired with an UDMA 6-enabled device. The Lexar Professional ExpressCard CF Reader is a portable, high-performance reader that requires no cables and connects directly to a PC or Mac® laptop computer’s ExpressCard slot. The reader is compatible with all UDMA and non-UDMA CF cards, supports read/write speeds up to 133MB/s, and features a design with an extra deep card slot for added card protection.

In addition to high-speed performance, the Lexar Professional 600x and 300x cards and the ExpressCard CF Reader provide consumers with the reliability they have come to expect from Lexar. All Lexar memory card and card reader designs are tested in the Lexar Reliability Lab, a facility with more than 800 digital cameras and memory card devices, to ensure quality, performance, and compatibility. Lexar performs this extensive testing in an effort to provide customers with a high level of confidence, whether they are capturing once-in-a-lifetime memories, important events, or everyday occasions.

Customers can also access Lexar’s Digital Photography website, a dedicated, online resource and tips destination (http://www.lexar.com/dp/), and can leverage phone and live-chat tech support. Lexar provides these services and resources to customers to minimize the time required for troubleshooting card issues and to provide tools for photographers to optimize their shooting and focus on capturing great images.

All Lexar Professional memory cards include a limited lifetime warranty, a free downloadable copy of Image Rescue® 4 software, and exclusive, money-saving promotions from Adobe on popular photo and video editing products, including the latest versions of Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom®, Adobe Photoshop Elements, and Adobe Premiere® Elements software. The Lexar Professional ExpressCard CF Reader includes a two-year limited warranty, and free, dedicated customer support.

 
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