Memory cards are a type of permanent storage that is commonly used in portable electronic devices such as digital cameras, mobile phones and various handheld devices. This type of memory is available in different formats such as Compact Flash, Memory Stick, MicroSD and Secure Digital. USB memory-card readers are available to allow quick and easy access for reading and writing data to the memory card. Advancements in storage density means that these cards can be up to 512GB in size, which is perfect for the prosumer photographer who wants to shoot in RAW.
MicroSD memory cards expand the file storage of mobile devices such as cameras and phones and other devices with a MicroSD slot.
These particular MicroSD cards are rated as up to UHS-I Class 3 (U3), meaning they can write at up to 30MB/sec making them suitable for recording 4K or FullHD (1080p) video at 60 - 120fps and high resolution photos. Some of these cards are also rated as V30 Video Speed, labelling them as being optimised for video recording.
Some cards even feature an Application Performance Class, making them ideal for use with devices such as tablets & smartphones. Cards labelled A1 provide a minimum of 1.5k Read & 0.5k Write IOPS, while A2 labelled cards push random performance even further with a minimum of 4k Read & 2k Write IOPS.
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A solid state memory card, Compact Flash is a small removable mass storage device that uses flash memory technology. These cards as with all flash storage will retain data indefinitely. They are popular in the higher end specialist applications such as various digital cameras, tapeless video recorders, data logging and compact recording devices for example. Note that Compact Flash are not are not physically or electrically the same as CFast cards.
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These portable memory card readers and writers use a USB interface to connect with a computers USB port. These devices can accept a range of memory cards/sticks that simply plug in and are ready to be accessed. These card readers / writers allow simple and quick transfer of music, photo, video and data files to and from a flash memory card.
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