Lexar Media, a world leader in advanced digital media
technologies announced availability of its new Professional
CompactFlash and Secure Digital flash memory cards designed to deliver
optimal performance in all digital SLR cameras and speed-rated 133X, or
of a minimum sustained write speed of 20MB per second.
memory products signify the companys continued commitment to
professional photographers with reliable flash memory cards that
instantaneous image read and write speeds, and seamless operation
each step of the digital imaging workflow process enabling the user to
more time taking pictures.
"Our new 133X cards
allow digital SLR cameras to optimally perform as
they were designed, to transfer images and information almost
instantaneously, beneficial in a number of ways to the
photographers digital imaging workflow,
Omvik, director of professional product marketing, Lexar.
new 133X cards are ideal for those
photographers who require reliable, high-performance flash memory that
makes the most of all the professional-level features available in
their digital SLR camera
Like all of Lexars Professional series CompactFlash memory
cards, the new 133X cards include Lexars Write Acceleration
Technology (WA). The WA technology allows digital cameras to exchange
and store images faster, thus attaining near instantaneous image-write
speeds in cameras supporting this feature. In addition, the new 133X
CompactFlash and SD cards include Image Rescue 2.0,
Lexars award-winning image recovery software, and a trial
version of Photo Mechanic 4.0, the popular image browsing
software from Camera Bits. As with all of Lexars
professional products, each card includes a lifetime warranty and
unlimited access to Lexars dedicated technical support team
for professional photographers.
reliability, speed is the name of the game in
digital photography, and Lexar has a lengthy history providing cards
and accessories that are not only fast but also substantially improve
workflow, said professional photographer Vincent Laforet.
Having 133X cards in both card formats allows me to leverage
both slots in my Canon EOS 1D Mark II. By storing RAW files on my CF
cards and JPEGs on my SD card, I maximize my cameras
technology and reduce administrative time when Im back in my
constantly working from remote locations like the
Alaskan Wildlife Refuge and the Australian rainforests, so I need fast
cards with the maximum capacity
", said professional
photographer Moose Peterson. I am very impressed with
Lexars new 133X CompactFlash card because I know that they
are capable of rapidly storing and uploading large images, especially
those taken during burst mode shooting with the Nikon D2Hs. I love
taking as many pictures as I can without changing cards and I shoot
confidently knowing that in addition to an immediate 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 value to its 2GB SD flash memory card package by including a
high-speed USB 2.0 Card Reader with its 133X cards to proactively
address an industry compatibility issues that may otherwise arise with
some SD card readers. Lexars new 133X speed-rated
Professional Series CompactFlash and SD flash memory cards will be
available throughout Europe from 1st March 2006.