SanDisk Brings 16 Gig CompactFlash Cards to Cologne, Germany
Yesterday, SanDisk introduced new CompactFlash cards with 12 and 16 GB capacities. The new CompactFlash Extreme III cards were revealed at Photokina, an international imaging trade show held in
The cards will have minimum write and read speeds of 20MB per second. While respectable for such large capacity drives, they're well short of SanDisk's own Extreme IV lineup introduced last July, which includes a new 8GB CompactFlash drive capable of blistering 40MB/s read / write speeds.
Pro photographers are often a bit nervous about putting so much data on a single card. But those brave enought to purchase one of the new CompactFlash drives will be rewarded with a dedicated tech support number and a copy of RescuePro image recovery software for both PC and Mac. The cards will come with a lifetime guarantee if purchased in