Unique Features

Many designs require more than an off the shelf product to meet the system's requirements. Cactus has many Unique and Added Features available on our products to satisfy the Industrial OEM customer's needs.

With that in mind, the standard and optional items below set Cactus above the rest. We have other unlisted items and have the capabilities to create other special functions upon request.


CTPurge™ Erasure Features offered on many Cactus products adhering to the following specs:

  • USA-AF AFSSI 5020 specification
  • USA Navy NAVSO P-5239-26 specification
  • DoD 5220.22-M specification
  • NSA Manual 130-2 specification
  • USA-Army 380-19 specification
  • NISPOM SUP Chap.8, Sect.8-501 specification
  • IREC (IRIG) 106 specification
  • Others available upon customer request

CTPurge™ Generic Erase Options:

  • Erase Only
  • Erase and Overwrite with random data once
  • Erase and overwrite with random data N times


  • Simplified Lock/Unlock Command

ATA Security Feature Set

  • Set/Disable Password
  • Security Lock/Unlock
  • Etc.


CTWPROT™ Write Protection Features

  • Physical Write Protect Switch available on 303 Pro and 503 Pro Industrial CF Cards
  • Physical Write Protect Switch available on 900S Industrial CFast products
  • Hardware Write Protect Jumper on select SSD products
  • Use of pin on connector to implement Write Protect
  • Software command to enable/disable Write Protect
  • Meets needs of many Gaming, Military and Secure applications