SanDisk 256GB Extreme Pro 160MB/s CompactFlash Card

  • CompactFlash Card
  • 256GB Extreme Pro
  • Transfer speeds up to 160MB/s

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Mfr part code: SDCFXPS-256G-X46

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    SanDisk 256GB Extreme Pro 160MB/s CompactFlash Card Product Description

    Get high-capacity storage, faster shot-to-shot performance, and cinema-quality video with the SanDisk Extreme PRO CompactFlash Memory Card.

    Key Features

    • Designed for professional videographers and photographers
    • Optimized for 4K video capture
    • Transfer speeds of up to 160MB/s
    • Shot speeds up to 150MB/s
    • VPG-65 for sustained video recording speeds of 65MB/s

    As a professional photographer, shouldn’t you be able to rely on a professional-grade memory card?

    However demanding your schedule, however fast your professional-level DSLR or video camera, 256GB**SanDisk Extreme PRO® CompactFlash® Memory Cards can keep up with ease. Their extreme speed (up to 140MB/sec*write) lets you use burst mode to take more frames per second. They are also the world’s first high-capacity (256GB) CompactFlash card to support the VPG-65 (Video Specification Guarantee)1, which means that you will get unrivaled cinema-quality 4K and Full HD 2 video performance. Plus, their massive capacity gives you all the storage you’ll need to capture more RAW+ JPEG, Full HD video, 4K and 3D2.

    Extreme speed

    256GB SanDisk Extreme PRO CompactFlash Memory Cards are made for people who take their photography seriously. With transfer speeds of up to 160MB/sec* and industry-leading shot performance of up to 140MB/sec*, workflow is optimized from start to finish and burst shooting goes to extreme levels. They are UDMA 7-enabled, making them ideal for handling RAW image files.

    Extreme video capture

    The cards’ Video Performance Guarantee (VPG) ensures data transfer between card and camera for a sustained data recording rate of 65MB/sec1. With this level of performance, it’s a revolution in how movies and video projects are shot and viewed: you can rely on the kind of smooth and unbroken video stream – even when recording at 4K resolution – that professional video equipment requires, and record flawlessly without skipped frames.

    Extreme reliability and endurance

    Your 256GB SanDisk Extreme PRO CompactFlash Memory Card will keep working, even under the most arduous conditions. They are sealed with RTV silicone for added protection against shock and vibration, are backed by rigorous tests, and are capable of performing from -25°C to 85°C.

    Extreme capacity

    When you have a long day’s shooting ahead, 256GB SanDisk Extreme PRO CompactFlash Memory Cards give you plenty of storage space for any unexpected photo opportunities. Even with Full HD video and high resolution images hungry for storage space, there’s plenty of headroom, just in case, so you never have to break off shooting.

    Reassurance with performance

    SanDisk develops and engineers its CompactFlash Memory Cards to maximize reliability, which means you can count on your 256GB SanDisk Extreme PRO CompactFlash Memory Card to store your important memories. They are also backed by a lifetime warranty3.

    Trust in SanDisk

    All SanDisk products are constructed to the highest standards and rigorously tested, so you can be confident in the outstanding quality, performance and reliability of every SanDisk product.


    • Shoot cinema-quality video with the latest VPG-65 guarantee1
    • Extreme continuous shot-to-shot performance with up to 140MB/s* (933X)
    • Extreme transfer speed moves data to the computer at up to 160MB/s* (1067X)
    • Available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB**capacities
    • RTV silicone coating for added protection against shock and vibration
    • Backed by rigorous stress, shock and vibration testing procedures
    • Backed by a lifetime warranty3
    • World’s first high capacity card (256GB) optimized for 4K video capture with VPG-65

    At a glance:

    • Shoot cinema-quality video with VPG-65
    • Up to 160MB/sec read and up to 140MB/sec** write speed*
    • World’s first high capacity card (256GB) optimized for 4K video capture with VPG-65
    • Performs from -25°C to 85°C and under stress, shock and vibration
    • RTV silicone coating for protection against shock and vibration
    • Lifetime warranty3

    Technical details:

    • Form factor: CompactFlash®
    • Available capacities: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB,128GB, 256GB**
    • 256GB Performance/speed: Up to 160MB/sec* read (1067x) and up to 140MB/sec** write speed (933X)
    • Card dimensions: 43mm x 36mm x 3.3mm (1.7" x 1.4" x 0.13")
    • Operating temperature: -25°C to 85°C
    • Storage temperature: -40°C to 85°C
    • Country of origin: China
    • Compatibility: Compatible with CompactFlash supporting host devices
    • UDMA: UDMA 7 enabled
    • Applications: Store a variety of digital formats, including RAW and JPEG photos, Full HD videos, music and more
    • Support: Lifetime warranty3
    • Support: Limited lifetime warranty3 and one-year free downloadable RescuePRO®Deluxe media recovery software, for bringing accidentally deleted images back to life4

    **1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.

    *16GB-128GB:Up to 160MB/s read speed; Up to 150MB/s write speed. 256GB: Up to 160MB/s read speed; up to 140MB/s write speed. Based on internal testing; performance may vary depending upon host device. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes. X = 150KB/sec.

    1 - Video Performance Guarantee enabled to ensure video recording at 65MB/sec minimum sustained write speed. 1MB = 1,000,000 bytes.

    2 - 4K (4096x2160), Full HD (1920x1080) and 3D video support may vary based upon host device, file attributes and other factors. See:

    3 - 30-year warranty in Germany, Canada and regions not recognizing lifetime warranty.

    4 - Registration required; terms and conditions apply.

    SanDisk 256GB Extreme Pro 160MB/s CompactFlash Card Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications


    Read Rate Up to 160 MB/s
    Write Rate Up to 140 MB/s
    Speed Rating 933x/1067x
    Form Factor CompactFlash Card
    Features UDMA 7 Mode, Video Performance Guarantee (VPG)-65

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Service & Support Limited warranty - lifetime
    Service & Support Details Limited warranty - lifetime


    Product Type Flash memory card
    Storage Capacity 256 GB
    Compatibility Non-specific

    Software / System Requirements

    Software Included RescuePRO (1 year download)

    Dimensions & Weight

    Width 43 mm
    Depth 36 mm
    Height 3.3 mm

    Environmental Parameters

    Min Operating Temperature -25 °C
    Max Operating Temperature 85 °C

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