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Transcend has launched two CFast 2.0 memory cards. Designed to support high-end 4K cameras and camcorders and to meet the extreme demands of professional cinematography, Transcend’s CFX650 memory cards feature the fastest transfer speeds available in the market, while its CFX600 media boast the highest storage capacity. Supporting the next generation CFast 2.0 specification with a SATA III interface, CFX650 memory cards offer read and write speeds of up to 510MB and 370MB per second, respectively; while CFX600 cards offer vast capacities of up to 512GB, surpassing the capacity limit of any existing card. Transcend's CFast 2.0 CFX650 memory cards are available in 128GB($499) and 256GB($949), while the CFX600 cards are available in 128GB($249), 256GB($499) and 512GB($949) capacities.
Transcend Press Release
Transcend Introduces CFast 2.0 CFX650/600 Memory Cards for Professional 4K UHD Video Recording
July 4, 2014
With the rapid development in cinematography, the audience has also increased their demand for image quality. Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the launch of its CFast 2.0 CFX650 and CFX600 Memory Cards. Designed to support high-end 4K cameras and camcorders from the leading manufacturers and to meet the extreme demands of professional cinematography, Transcend’s CFX650 memory cards feature the fastest transfer speeds available on the current market, while CFX600 boast the highest storage capacity. Both cards are best suited for the professional cinematographers shooting high-resolution 4K and Full HD videos.
Unprecedented Transfer Speeds and Capacities
Supporting the next generation CFast 2.0 specification with a SATA III interface, CFX650 memory cards boast the remarkable read and write speeds of up to 510MB and 370MB per second, more than three times faster than today’s CompactFlash cards. Saving 4K Ultra High Definition and Full HD video recordings requires a massive storage space; Transcend’s CFX600 cards fix the problem by offering the vast capacities of up to 512GB, surpassing the capacity limit of any existing card. With such space, the professional cinematographers can record all the high resolution videos at ease, saving the trouble to switch memory devices.
Full HD & 4K Cinema Recording for High-end Cameras
4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) provides 3840 x 2160 and 4096 x 2160 resolutions of standards, offering 4 times the pixel resolution of 1080p Full HD video recording and revealing vivid images with much more nuances and details. Designed to support the top-notch cameras and camcorders, CFX650 and CFX600 memory cards are fast enough to record high resolution videos and meet the demands of high-speed 4K video recording. The exceptional transfer speeds and capacities can increase the workflow efficiency of the professional cinematographers shooting high-resolution Full HD and 4K UHD videos. Besides the stunning performance, each CFX650 and CFX600 card contains the built-in ECC (Error Correction Code) technology which automatically detects and corrects transfer errors, enhancing overall reliability.
Transcend Exclusive RecoveRx Software
For added value, each Transcend memory card includes a free download of Transcend’s exclusive RecoveRxTM photo recovery software – an extraordinarily effective tool that allows the users to recover accidentally deleted or lost files from Transcend’s brand storage and multimedia products.
Pricing and Warranty
Transcend's CFast 2.0 CFX650 memory cards are available in 128GB($499) and 256GB($949), while the CFX600 cards are available in 128GB($249), 256GB($499) and 512GB($949) capacities. All Transcend CFast 2.0 cards are comprehensively tested for speed and reliability, and are backed by Transcend's Three-year Limited Warranty.