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SanDisk industrial grade SD cards

SanDisk Industrial Grade SD card users have the ability to update information at industry leading write speeds of up to 9 megabytes per second (MB/sec.), and access to data at read speeds up to 10MB/sec.* SanDisk anticipates broad applications for the Industrial Grade SD card within manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, communications, networking, automotive and aviation market segments. Industrial Grade SD cards are suited to serve the storage needs of today’s industrial handheld device user who relies on consistent and reliable access to data from any location.

SanDisk is the only company that offers a complete line of Industrial Grade flash memory cards with industry leading performance, extreme endurance and enhanced reliability. All Industrial Grade cards must pass a stringent qualification and on going ‘Industrial Test Process’ including statistically-based quality control that measures all points of manufacture including memory, controller and final card test. Every SanDisk Industrial Grade memory card is guaranteed to exceed rigorous industrial application requirements.

Mitch Cohen, general manager and vice president of Industrial Business Unit, SanDisk, said, “SanDisk Industrial Grade SD cards offer a ‘best in class’ solution for applications that require very high performance in a rugged and reliable form factor. New market requirements of our industrial customers demand high capacity storage in ever-shrinking device sizes. SanDisk’s Industrial Grade cards have been designed to meet those requirements, offering a high capacity yet low power solution in the small form factor our customers need.”

SanDisk Industrial Grade SD cards offer:
· Write speed of up to 9MB/sec.; read speed of up to 10 MB/sec.
· Extended operating temperature of –25 to 85 degrees Celsius
· Extended storage temperature of –40 to 85 degrees Celsius
· Card-level MTBF equal to over 2 million hours
· Widely adopted SD card architecture; more than 1000 products with SD slots
· 7 year extended warranty

SanDisk Industrial Grade SD cards are available now in capacities of 128MB and 256MB, with volume OEM pricing $50 and $100 respectively. Industrial Grade SD cards in 32MB, 64MB and 512MB capacities will be available in Q4. SanDisk offers other Industrial Grade Flash memory solutions in CompactFlash, PC Cards and 2.5 inch FlashDrive formats.