Le 13 mars 2014, 08:26 dans Humeurs • 0
Lexar Media, Inc., a world leader in advanced digital media technologies,announced availability of its new Professional CompactFlash® (CF) and SecureDigital(TM) (SD) flash memory cards designed to deliver optimal performance inall digital SLR cameras. Speed-rated at 133X, Lexar's new flash memory productsare capable of a minimum sustained write speed of 20MB per second and signifythe company's continued commitment to providing professional photographers withreliable flash memory cards that deliver fast image read and write speeds, andseamless operation throughout each step of the digital imaging workflow processenabling the user to spend more time taking pictures.
"Our new 133X cards allow digital SLR cameras to perform optimally and supportthe high speed transfer of images and information, and help improve thephotographer's digital imaging workflow," said John Omvik, director ofprofessional product marketing, Lexar. "Lexar's new 133X cards are ideal forthose photographers who require reliable, high-performance flash memory thatmakes the most of all the professional-level features available in their digitalSLR camera."
Like all of Lexar's Professional series CompactFlash memory cards, the new 133Xcards include Lexar's Write Acceleration Technology (WA). The WA technology isdesigned for optimal performance in digital SLR cameras, allowing these camerasto exchange and store images faster, for super fast image-write speeds. Inaddition, the new 133X CompactFlash and SD cards include Image Rescue(TM) 2.0,Lexar's award-winning image recovery software, and a trial version of PhotoMechanic(TM) 4.0, the popular image browsing software from Camera Bits. As withall of Lexar's professional products, each card includes a lifetime warranty andunlimited access to Lexar's dedicated technical support team for professionalphotographers.
"Second to reliability, speed is the name of the game in digital photography,and Lexar has a lengthy history providing cards and accessories that are notonly fast but also substantially improve workflow," said professionalphotographer Vincent Laforet. "Having 133X cards in both card formats allows meto leverage both slots in my Canon EOS 1D Mark II. By storing RAW files on my CFcards and JPEGs on my SD card, I maximize my camera's technology and reduceadministrative time when I'm back in my studio," he added.
"I am constantly working from remote locations like the Alaskan Wildlife Refugeand the Australian rainforests, so I need fast cards with the maximum capacity,"said professional wildlife photographer Moose Peterson. "I am very impressedwith Lexar's new 133X CompactFlash card because I know that they are capable ofrapidly storing and uploading large images, especially those taken during burstmode shooting with the Nikon D2Hs. I love taking as many pictures as I canwithout changing cards and I shoot confidently knowing that in addition to animmediate write speed, the 4GB 133X has plenty of room for my largest files."
In addition to a valuable suite of software, Lexar is providing additional valueto its 2GB SD flash memory card package by including a high-speed USB 2.0 CardReader with its 133X cards to proactively address industry compatibility issuesthat may otherwise arise with some SD card readers. Lexar's new 133X speed-ratedProfessional Series CompactFlash and SD flash memory cards are currentlyavailable in photo specialty stores and through online resellers.
Additional information regarding Lexar's new 133X Professional Series flashmemory cards can be found on the company's digital photography website, locatedat www.lexar.com/dp.