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SanDisk introduces SanDisk Extreme IV CompactFlash






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Visit the SanDisk websiteNew Cards Result In Faster Capture of High-Resolution Images and Quicker Card-to-Computer Transfers

SanDisk Corporation today introduced the new SanDisk Extreme® IV line of CompactFlash® digital film cards for professional photographers. The line is targeted at photographers who require the highest possible performance and the largest capacities for their medium format and high-end digital single lens reflex (SLR) cameras. The SanDisk Extreme IV cards are available in capacities of up to 8-gigabytes (GB)1 and deliver minimum read and write speeds of 40 megabytes per second (MB/sec.)2 making these the fastest flash memory cards in the world. This exceptionally fast card speed is critical when shooting large numbers of high-resolution images.

SanDisk also introduced the new SanDisk Extreme FireWire reader that can transfer images from the SanDisk Extreme IV cards to a computer at up to 40MB/sec. for significantly improved workflow efficiency. These new products were announced at a press conference held today at the NASDAQ Market Site in New York City.

The SanDisk Extreme IV cards are targeted at the professional photographer who needs the absolute highest performance and maximum reliability. The company will continue to offer the SanDisk Extreme III and SanDisk Ultra® II lines.


SanDisk introduces a 4-Gigabyte SDHC Flash Card - The industry's highest capacity SD Card

New Large-Capacity Cards Are Ideal For Digital Video Or Still Cameras; SanDisk Bundles 4GB SDHC Cards With Free MicroMate USB 2.0 Reader

SanDisk® Corporation today introduced a 4-gigabyte (GB)1 SD High Capacity (SDHC ™ ) card. The new cards, which support capacities of 4GB and higher, are rated Class 2 for speed and performance and can store more than 2,000 high-resolution pictures, more than 1,000 digital songs or up to 8 hours of MPEG 4 video 2.

The 4GB SDHC card will be bundled with the MicroMate ™ USB 2.0 reader at no extra charge. These new readers work with both SDHC and SD cards. SDHC cards require an SDHC-compatible reader.

SDHC is the new designation for SD cards larger than 2GB that adhere to the SD 2.00 specification, a completely new design that is required for cards and hosts to support 4GB to 32GB capacities. The specification was developed by the SD Association, an industry standards board, which also defined three speed classes for speed and performance capabilities. These cards adhere to the SD Speed Class Rating specification which defines a minimum sustained transfer speed for SDHC cards

Additional information: Visit the SanDisk website
July 20, 2006
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