New Lexar® Professional Memory Cards and Reader Unveiled

Masters of memory manufacturing, Lexar®, unveiled a slew of new products, including what the brand called, “The World’s Fastest CFExpress Type B Diamond Card Series.” The complete new line includes the DIAMOND series of Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B cards and the GOLD series of Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A cards and the Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ card reader. Read on to find out more.

The new Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B card DIAMOND series promises to unleash lightning-fast speeds, [up to 1900MB/s read and 1700MB/s write speeds] providing professional users with unparalleled performance. With an impressive minimum sustained write speed of 1600MB/s, creative professionals can expect to dramatically speed up post-production workflows.

Boasting high-speed PCIe Gen 3×2 and NVMe protocols, the DIAMOND Series of Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B card allows shooters to shoot the highest quality RAW, ProRes and 8K video without a hitch. The new card also supports VPG 400 specifications for high-quality video capture, enabling flawless and sustained performance when content is written to the card.

The DIAMOND Series is also backwards compatible with select XQD® cameras, enabling older devices with next-generation levels of performance. They are resistant to shock and vibration and temperature extremes for added durability.

Joel Boquiren, CEO of Lexar, said“Lexar has a long history of providing industry-leading memory solutions for professional users, and we’re excited to continue that 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 delivering the quality, performance, and reliability they expect from Lexar.

New DIAMOND series of Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B cards will be available later this month [Aug 22′] and will cost you £305 for the 128GB version and £505 for the big daddy at 256GB. Visit the Lexar® website for more information.

World’s fastest CFExpress™ Type A Gold Series and CFExpress Type A/SD™ card reader

The new Lexar® CFexpress™ Type A GOLD and Lexar Series Business Cards® Professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ card reader promises to deliver superior performance with read speeds up to 900MB/s, write speeds up to 800MB/s and one 700MB/s minimum write speed. The new Type A Card GOLD series was launched for professional image makers for shooting high-resolution images and high-quality 8K videos. With 400 level video performance [VPG 400]we fully expect stable movie recording at a suggested minimum of 400MB/s.

Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A Series GOLD Card
The new Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A Card GOLD Series.

Available in capacities up to 160GB, the need for card swapping will certainly be reduced and, with a rugged design to provide durability to protect against temperature, shock and vibration, there should be no need to upgrade for a while. It is also backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

This, 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 a high speed of 10Gbps [USB 3.2 Gen 2] transfer speeds. With a light metal structure, it will slip into most pockets or easily into a bag for easy transfer when on the go.

    Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ card reader
The new Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ card reader.

Joel Boquiren, CEO of Lexar, said: “We are delighted to announce the Lexar® Professional CFexpress Type A GOLD series card. With class-leading performance and a VPG 400 rating, professionals can confidently capture cinema-quality video so they never miss a frame. Paired with the new Lexar 10 Gbps broadband® CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ Card Reader, creators are able to establish an efficient workflow when transferring content from field to post-production.”

The Lexar® CFexpress Type A GOLD and Lexar Series Professional Cards® The professional CFexpress™ Type A/SD™ card reader is available now and will lighten your bank balance by £119 for the 80GB version and £219 for the larger 160GB capacity. Visit the Lexar® website for more information

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