Cactus Technologies, Ltd. Launches 32GB Industrial Grade CompactFlash extended height

Cactus Technologies, Ltd. today announced the launch of a 32GByte Industrial Grade CompactFlash in an extended height (6.4mm) form factor. This 303 Series 32GB Industrial Grade CompactFlash is based on SLC NAND, offering High Endurance, High Performance, Rugged Construction, Long Life Cycles and Industrial Grade Wear Leveling and Defect Management.

Sai-Ying Ng, President of Cactus Technologies Ltd. stated, “Our customers were demanding a 32GByte Industrial Grade CF card that would function in their existing CompactFlash sockets. By increasing the height slightly to 6.4mm we are able to accommodate these requirements, while maintaining the Industrial Grade features of our 303 Series most important to our customers.”

The Cactus Technologies 32GB SLC Compact Flash offers the following features:

  • Extended Height CompactFlash form factor – fits most CF type I/II connectors
  • Bill-Of-Material Control
  • Long Life Cycles
  • >2M Endurance Cycles per block
  • Altitude spec of 100,000 feet
  • Powerful Industrial ECC and Defect Management
  • 4M Hour Mean Time Between Failure
  • 1000G Shock; 30G Vibration
  • Based on SLC (Single Level Cell) NAND Memory
  • Optional Pro-Series Feature Set Available

Joseph Chang, Vice President of Engineering, commented, "The 32GB capacity is twice the maximum capacity of Industrial Grade and SLC NAND based CompactFlash in the market. We were able to attain this capacity by carefully designing an extended height CF card that will fit in most CF type I/II connectors. Please contact Cactus if you would like us to analyze your design for compatibility.”