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64GB CompactFlash Memory Card: What You Need to Know

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CompactFlash memory cards are among the oldest memory cards on the market. However, the fact that they have been around since 1994 does not make them obsolete. Thanks to ongoing upgrades over the years, CompactFlash cards play as big a role in the embedded flash storage market now as they did when they were first introduced. They are available in a variety of capacities and flash grades, making them a common choice for both consumer and industrial grade devices and applications. A 64GB CompactFlash memory card features all of the benefits of the CompactFlash format in a memory card with 64GB of storage. If you are considering this kind of embedded memory for your device, here is what you need to know.

 

CompactFlash is especially well suited to video and photo applications.

CompactFlash memory cards are frequently used to store high-quality photo and video files. They are the standard storage format used in a wide range of digital cameras, including basic, consumer models and high-end, professional cameras. For industrial use, you can find CompactFlash memory in many devices that require graphics and photos, including gaming systems and security systems. Despite its popularity for photo memory, CompactFlash can also be used as a boot drive or to store other forms of critical data.

 

Industrial 64GB CompactFlash memory cards feature SLC flash memory.

64GB CompactFlash memory cards that are industrial grade are designed with SLC, or single-level cell, flash memory. This is the highest grade of flash memory and is required for most industrial applications. It offers the fastest speeds and highest degree of protection for data. Industrial grade flash memory such as this can also operate in environments with extreme temperatures, shock, and vibration, without any loss of function and without compromising the integrity of the stored data.

 

Some CompactFlash memory cards with more storage have MLC flash memory.

Industrial grade CompactFlash memory cards are available with larger capacities for devices in which more data storage is required. However, for storage capacities larger than 64GB, it may be necessary to choose a CompactFlash memory card with MLC flash memory. MLC stands for multi-level cell and refers to flash memory in which two bits of data are stored per cell. Although MLC is less secure than SLC flash, it is available for industrial applications with added benefits, such as extended temperature ranges.

 

Delkin is pleased to offer 64GB CompactFlash memory cards alongside other CompactFlash options. Contact a team member today to learn more.

 

ORDER DELKIN INDUSTRIAL FLASH STORAGE TODAY through our distribution partner Newark.

 

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