Milpitas, CA, October 13, 2015 – Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced two additions to its CFast memory card line: the Lexar® Professional 3600x CFast 2.0 card and the Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 card. Both are designed to capture high-quality 4K video and meet the exacting speed and capacity demands of professional cinematographers, filmmakers, and content creators. These cards leverage new thresholds of performance and maximise the capabilities of next-generation cinema-grade video cameras.
“More and more cinematographers and videographers are embracing cutting-edge video cameras for important shoots,” said Steffi Ho, product marketing manager, Lexar. “The goal in developing the Professional 3600x and 3500x CFast 2.0 cards is to provide them with the fastest memory cards available to capture high quality 4K video and beyond.”
Lexar Professional 3600x CFast 2.0 card
The Lexar Professional 3600x CFast 2.0 card provides read transfer speed up to 540MB per second (3600x).** The new card will be available in 256GB and 128GB capacities, and is specifically optimised for ARRI® cameras.*
“Through close communication and the steady collaboration of our engineers, the new Lexar Professional 3600x CFast 2.0 memory card has reached a level of quality and performance that meets the highest ARRI requirements for CFast 2.0 recording media,” said Oliver Temmler, product manager for storage media at ARRI. “In addition to offering fast speeds, the new Lexar Professional 3600x CFast 2.0 card provides flawless write performance, even under thermal pressures.”
Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 card
The Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 memory card will replace the Lexar Professional 3400x CFast 2.0 card. The new card will be available in capacities ranging from 32GB to 256GB and provide read transfer speed up to 525MB per second.***
The Lexar Professional 3600x and 3500x CFast 2.0 cards include a lifetime copy of Image Rescue® software****, come with a limited lifetime warranty*****, and will be available for purchase in October and November, respectively. Additionally, all Lexar product designs undergo extensive testing in the Lexar Quality Labs to validate performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability with more than 1,100 digital devices. The Lexar Professional 3600x CFast 2.0 card has MSRPs of £739.99 (256GB) and £394.99 (128GB). The Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 card has MSRPs of £739.99 (256GB), £394.99(128GB), £213.99 (64GB) and £129.99 (32GB). To determine which Lexar CFast card is compatible with your preferred camera, please visit www.lexar.com/cfastcompatibility for more information. For more information about Lexar products, visit www.lexar.com.