Synchrotech Standard and High Speed CompactFlash Memory Cards

CompactFlash More Like This Synchrotech's CompactFlash™ ATA Memory Cards are economical and feature excellent performance. Choose the standard 24X speed cards for general purpose usage or low resolution digital photography. The 40, 100, and 120X cards are excellent for high resolution digital photography and other performance demanding applications.

CompactFlash Cards are designed specifically for mass storage. They include an intelligent controller providing these key features: flash media control, a PC Card ATA (IDE) interface, and a sophisticated defect and error management system. This system is analogous to those in magnetic disk drives, completely transparent to host devices, and consumes no user data space. CompactFlash Cards are 100% compatible with consumer electronics, operating systems, utilities, and application programs supporting IDE disk drives.

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Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
24X (UP TO 3.6MB/SEC. TRANSFERS)
PCM-CFSY-0128 Synchrotech 128MB CompactFlash Card N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-0256 Synchrotech 256MB CompactFlash Card N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-0512 Synchrotech 512MB CompactFlash Card N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-1024 Synchrotech 1GB CompactFlash Card N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-2048 Synchrotech 2GB CompactFlash Card N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-4096 Synchrotech 4GB CompactFlash Card N/A EOL
HI SPEED CARDS 40X (UP TO 6MB/SEC. TRANSFERS)
PCM-CFSY-H40X0128 Synchrotech 128MB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 40X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H40X0256 Synchrotech 256MB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 40X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H40X0512 Synchrotech 512MB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 40X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H40X1024 Synchrotech 1GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 40X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H40X2048 Synchrotech 2GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 40X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H40X4096 Synchrotech 4GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 40X N/A EOL
HI SPEED CARDS 100X (UP TO 15MB/SEC. TRANSFERS)
PCM-CFSY-H100X0512 Synchrotech 512MB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 100X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H100X1024 Synchrotech 1GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 100X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H100X2048 Synchrotech 2GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 100X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H100X4096 Synchrotech 4GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 100X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H100X8192 Synchrotech 8GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 100X N/A EOL
HI SPEED CARDS 120X (UP TO 18MB/SEC. TRANSFERS)
PCM-CFSY-H120X1024 Synchrotech 1GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 120X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H120X2048 Synchrotech 2GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 120X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H120X4096 Synchrotech 4GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 120X N/A EOL
PCM-CFSY-H120X8192 Synchrotech 8GB CompactFlash Card Hi-Speed 120X N/A EOL
Optional Accessories
ADP-CF1-PC Synchrotech PC Card Type II to CompactFlash Adapter $9.50 Buy Now
PCM-CR-UMUL-91704 Delock Multi-in-1 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Memory Card Reader/Writer $25.00 Buy Now

Features and Specifications

CE Mark

Vista Ready

Features
  • Easy Installation
  • ATA Command Set Compatible
  • CompactFlash™ Compliant
  • PCMCIA Version 2.1/JEIDA 4.1 Compliant
  • Automatic 3.3 Volt / 5.0 Volt Switching Power Supply
  • Fully compatible in applications for Digital Cameras, PC, PDA, Application Specific Instrumentation
  • No battery required for data retention
  • Fast read/write access time
  • Hot insertion and removal
  • CE Approved
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
Memory Type
  • Solid State NAND-based Flash Memory
Operating Modes
  • Memory Mode
  • I/O Mode (Contiguous, Primary and Secondary
  • True IDE Mode
Start Up Times
  • Sleep to write: 2.5 msec max.
  • Sleep to read: 2.0 msec max.
  • Reset to ready: 5.0 msec
Data Transfer Rate To/From Flash *
  • 3.6 MBytes/sec burst max. (24X PCM-CFSY-****)
  • 6 MBytes/sec burst max. (40X PCM-CFSY-H40X****)
  • 15 MBytes/sec burst max. (100X PCM-CFSY-H100X****)
  • 18 MBytes/sec burst max. (120X PCM-CFSY-H120X****)
  • * speeds vary by capacity and configuration
Data Transfer Rate To/From Host
  • 16.6 MBytes/sec burst (max.)
Physical Dimensions
  • CompactFlash™ Enclosure: 36.4 x 42.8 x 3.3mm (LWH)
  • Weight: 14.2 grams
Electrical Characteristics
  • Operational Voltage: 3.3 Volts ± 10% / 5 Volts ± 10%
Power Consumption
  • Sleep: 0.6mA
  • Read: 65mA max.
  • Write: 36 - 125 mA max.
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 55° C
  • Relative Humidity: 95% (max.) non-condensing
  • Shock operation 1000G
Card Life Expectancy
  • 500,000 hours MTBF

Support

W3 Document CompactFlash FAQ and Information
W3 Document Mac OS X 10.2.4: Compact Flash Card Does Not Appear in the Finder
Apple support document #75509 dealing with CompactFlash
Synchrotech Parts PCM-CF * Date 3/24/03
W3 Document Data Retrieval
Is There Any Way to Retrieve Data From Damaged PCMCIA Memory Media Cards?
* The advertised memory capacity of this device represents unformatted capacity. Please note that once formatted and due to variations in flash module block limitations, the functional storage space will be lower than the advertised capacity.

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