FAQs about SD Card Industrial Grade Solutions
When choosing a storage solution for your application, don’t underestimate the value of SD card industrial grade devices. These are designed specifically for industrial applications that work using the secure digital interface. They offer a high level of performance, reliability, and endurance with industrial grade features. You can find SD card industrial grade solutions at work in applications in the automation, healthcare, and transportation industries, among many others. They can be used in small hosting devices without any compromise in functionality.
What is the difference between commercial and industrial SD cards?
Both commercial and industrial SD cards have many of the same benefits. The SD card was launched in 1999 for use in consumer goods, such as laptop computers, thanks to its small size and low power consumption. The commercial version of these cards was quickly co-opted and then developed further to be used in industrial applications. Today, both commercial and industrial SD cards are in use, and both are valued for their reliability. Upgrades in data protection and lifespan make industrial grade SD cards particularly suited for use within certain industries, while commercial cards are best used in consumer products.
What are some of the advantages of SD cards for industrial applications?
One of the most important features of industrial grade SD cards is SLC flash memory. SLC, or single-level cell, is a form of volatile memory in which one bit of data is matched with one cell. Storing only one bit of data on each cell increases operating speed and data security, which are both essential for industrial applications. SD card industrial grade products can retain data for up to 10 years.
Industrial SD cards also have rugged designs to withstand use in extreme operating conditions. They can tolerate unusually high amounts of shock and vibration, as well as wide temperature ranges, without loss of functionality.
Can industrial SD cards be customized for OEMs?
Industrial SD memory cards can be customized for most applications and host parameters. Other custom features, including labeling, pad printing, and laser etching, are also possible. There are three speed classes available, allowing you to select the best fit for your application.
Do you have further questions about SD cards with industrial grade capabilities? Talk to a technical product consultant at Delkin for additional information or to discuss sample requests.