ProGrade Digital will showcase its expanded product range at Photokina, with professional grade microSDXC cards and two USB 3.1, Gen. 2 dual-slot readers.


The new microSDXC UHS-II, U3, Class 10, V60 memory cards and dual-slot readers. (Source: ProGrade Digital.)

The new ProGrade Digital microSDXC UHS-II  U3  Class 10  V60 card supports a maximum read speed of up to 200MB/sec. and maximum write speed of up to 80MB/sec. Video Speed Class V60 testing and certification guarantees the card’s sustained write speed will not dip below 60MB/s, which ensures that dropped frames do not occur during video recording. The new cards are optimised 4K, UHD, Full HD and most high bit rate MPEG-4 CODECs and feature laser-etched serial number to track key components and manufacturing data in order to provide highest quality control.

Building upon the company’s line of latest generation USB workflow products is the addition of a microSD Dual-Slot Card Reader, plus CompactFlash & SD Dual-Slot Card Reader. Both readers support USB 3.1, Gen 2 protocols and offer data transfer rates of up to 10Gb/s (1.25GB/s).They will be supplied with two 18-inch connection cables: one Type A to Type C and one Type C to Type C and feature magnetised bases that can connect the reader to a laptop. They are backwards compatible with USB 3.0  devices.

The new memory cards are due for release in the 4th quarter of 2018, with US dollar prices as follows: 32GB – $49.99, 64GB – $74.99, 128 GB – $114.99. The CompactFlash & SD Dual-Slot Card Reader (PG06) will be priced at $79.99, while the microSD Dual-Slot Card Reader (PG07) will be $79.99. Both will be available in the 4th quarter of 2018. For full details, visit the ProGrade Digital website.