The CompactFlash Association (CFA) announces the CFast 2.0 draft specification and celebrates seventeen years of performance leadership in flash memory card markets.
Here is the specs of CFast 2.0:
|SATA-3 Interface*||Provides an interface speed of 600MB/s. This speed enhancement enables a new generation of higher performance cards to meet requirements for professional video recording requirements.|
|DEVSLP*||Provides a low power sleep mode that helps preserve battery life when the card is not in use.|
|Professional Form Factor
42.8mm x 36.4mm x 3.6mm
|Provides a small enough package to fit into maintain/reduce camera size while providing room for memory to support large capacity cards required for professional video recording formats.|
In an interview at Photokina with Photographyblog, SanDisk representative confirmed that the company will concentrate on developing memory cards based on the CFast 2.0 standard, which promises interface speed up to 600MB/sec. This is a good news for professional video marketing.