About the Sony CFexpress Tough
Those read/write speed numbers are not a typo: CFexpress Type-B memory cards perform blazing-fast data transfer and hold up to 512GB of information. They're ideal for burst-shooting images in RAW format or recording up to 8K video without slowing down your workflow. The rugged Tough design allows you to take the card to sports events, location shoots or outdoor expeditions.
- 256GB capacity
- high-speed, high-capacity memory card for video recording up to 8K and high-resolution burst photography
- read speeds: up to 1700MB/s
- write speeds: up to 1480MB/s
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # CEBG256/J
What's in the box:
- 256 GB CFexpress memory card (in clear plastic case)
- Operating Instructions
- Limited Warranty
- Caution sheet
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More details on the Sony CFexpress Tough
Overview: CFexpress memory cards are a natural evolution of XQD and CFast memory card standards. They are built for the high-speed data transfer of high-resolution bursts on full-frame DSLR or mirrorless cameras, or high-bitrate video on professional grade camcorders. CFexpress cards have approximately 3.7 times the read and write speeds, compared to an XQD card. Physically, CFexpress cards are the same size as XQD cards, and, in some cases, can work in cameras that accept XQD cards. In some cases, a firmware update will be necessary for XQD-compatible cameras to be able to use the new CFexpress card. As of Februrary 2020, this Sony Type-B CFexpress card is (or will be) compatible with the following cameras:
- Canon EOS-1 X Mark III (currently compatible)
- Nikon Z6 (with firmware update 2.20, now available)
- Nikon Z7 (with firmware update 2.20, now available)
- Nikon D5*
- Nikon D500*
- Nikon D850*
* through future firmware update
Blazing Fast Transfer Speeds: The 256 GB G-series Sony CFexpress memory card has a write speed of up to 1480 MB/s, and read speed of up to 1700MB/s (compared to 400 MB/s write speed and 440 MB/s read speed for XQD cards). The CFexpress memory card's higher data transfer speeds are not only for high-resolution burst shots or high bitrate video, they can help to speed up your workflow and improve productivity to give you more time for your creative work.
Protection: This Sony CFexpress card's external shell is designed for toughness, with 3 times more rigidity than the CFexpress standard, plus additional tests of up to 70 newtons of force. The contact pins are recessed to protect them from dust, electrostatic shock, or damage from impact. The G-series card is tested to withstand 5-meter drops (16.4 feet). In addition, the card is capable of withstanding extreme temperatures (-13°F to 158°F), X-rays, electrostatic shocks, and intensive UV sunlight.
Optional Card Reader: Sony's optional MRW-G1 CFexpress card reader can help you with the transfer and backup of large amounts of data, such as high-resolution photos and high bitrate videos to a PC. It works with Sony CFexpress Type B and Sony XQD G-series cards.
File Rescue Software: The Sony G-series CFexpress memory card is compatible with Sony's File Rescue software, which helps recover damaged or lost data. File Rescue uses an advanced algorithm to recover RAW images, MOV movie files, and 4K XAVC S movie files, captured on Sony and Nikon devices. Sony's File Rescue is available for free download to devices running Windows 10, Windows 8.1, or Windows 7 only.
- Capacity: 256 GB
- Operating Voltage: 3.3V
- Operating Temperature: -13°F to +158°F (-25°C to +70°C)
- Storage Temperature: -40°F to +185°F (-40°C to +85°C), non condensing
- Dimensions: Width 1.166", Height 1.518", Depth 0.152"
- Weight: 0.35 ounces (10g)