ProGrade Digital CFexpress™ Type B 2.0 Memory Card (Cobalt) 1700

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Specs

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Capacity

165GB / 325GB / 650GB

Read Speed

Up to 1700MB/s

Write Speed

Up to 1500MB/s

Refresh Pro

Compatible with Refresh Pro. This tool will ensure that your cards will always perform at their best. (Refresh Pro sold seprately)

Save Battery

Low power consumption for extended battery life when recording continuous video.

Warranty

3-year warranty

Temperature

Operating Temperature:
-10°C to 70°C

Storing Temperature:
-20°C to 85°C

Form Factor

CFexpress Type-B Cards

Dimensions

Type B: 29.6mm x 38.5mm x 3.8mm

ProGrade Digital has developed its new CFexpress™ Type B 2.0 Cobalt class memory cards with next-generation performance leveraging PCIe, Gen 3 interconnect with NVMe host controller interface for use in future Mirrorless, DSLR and high-definition video cameras.  Available 165GB, 325GB, and 650GB capacity and performance levels provide read speeds up to 1700MB/s – ideal for quickly off-loading high volumes of video or RAW photos and minimum sustained write speeds up to 1,400MB/s – ideal for uninterrupted, cinematic capture of RAW 4K or 6K video.

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AT
01/20/2023
Alp T.
United States United States

The best memory card I have used.

Great product, super fast, the best memory card I have ever used.

CB
12/25/2022
Chris B.
United States United States
I recommend this product

What a CFExpress card should

Reliable, fast and meets specifications. Excellent card with a Nikon Z9 or Nikon D850 (updated firmware). Meets specs and expectations. Bought more, and all great. Good metal wrapper.

JP
12/25/2022
Jan P.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Fast & reliable - though hot when busy

Overall, this is a terrific memory and it is plenty fast for demanding high-speed photography and video. It will - as advised - get pretty hot to the touch, but this seems to be within the specification and I’ve seen no problems with this. So far, no data flaws or read/write issues at all, so my experience has been great.

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NC
12/07/2022
Nezare C.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Best cards on the market

The only cards I trust for high resolution prores raw recording!

DT
11/25/2022
DENNIS T.
United States United States
I recommend this product

FAST AND RELIABLE

Awesome cards so far. As advertised

What is CFexpress?

CFexpress is a removable media standard created by the CompactFlash Association. There were three form factors defined in the standard; Type A, Type B, and Type C. All form factors leverage the PCIe® Gen 3 interface for higher performance based on a computing industry storage interface and utilize NVM Express™ 1.3 protocols. For more information visit compactflash.org

Will this card work with Nikon Z series cameras?

Yes, Nikon has released firmware to allow the Nikon Z6 and Z7 to work with CFexpress cards.

Is CFexpress compatible with XQD?

Certain cameras that use XQD memory cards can get a firmware update from the device manufacturer to allow that device to use CFexpress Type-B cards.

Do you make a CFexpress reader?

We make two different CFexpress readers; our Dual-Slot CFexpress and SD Reader and the 

Thunderbolt™ 3 CFexpress and XQD reader.

Do you guys make a XQD reader?

We make a CFexpress reader that is backward compatible with XQD once you download the XQD driver from Sony.

Will the Cobalt Series handle 8K Raw video?

Yes, both the 325GB and 650GB will handle 8K video with no issues.

Will this card work with the Red V-Raptor?

Yes, this card will work with the Red V-Raptor. Check out our support page.

Current CFexpress Type B Specific Compatibility

CFexpress Type B

Nikon D5

128GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Nikon D6

128GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Nikon Z6/Z7

128GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Nikon Z9

128GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Compatible

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Compatible

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

D850

128GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

D500

128GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6

128GB

Compatible

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Compatible

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Compatible

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Compatible

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Panasonic S1/S1R

128GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Canon EOS R3

128GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Canon EOS R5

128GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Canon EOS R5 C

128GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

128GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Canon EOS-C300 Mark III

128GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Canon EOS-C500 Mark II

128GB

Compatible*

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

Red V-Raptor

128GB

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
140MB/S

256GB

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1400MB/S
Min Sustained Write
300MB/S

512GB

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

1TB

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
400MB/S

165GB

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

325GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

650GB

Recommended

Tested

Max Read
1700MB/S
Max Write
1500MB/S
Min Sustained Write
1400MB/S

CFExpress Type B

128GB
256GB
512GB
1TB
165GB
325GB
650GB
Max Read

1700MB/S

1700MB/S

1700MB/S

1700MB/S

1700MB/S

1700MB/S

1700MB/S

Max Write

1400MB/S

1400MB/S

1500MB/S

1500MB/S

1500MB/S

1500MB/S

1500MB/S

Min Sustained Write

140MB/S

300MB/S

400MB/S

400MB/S

1400MB/S

1400MB/S

1400MB/S

Nikon D5 R R R R R R R
Nikon D6 R R R R R R R
Nikon Z6/Z7 R R R R R R R
Nikon Z9 C* C* C C R R R
D850 R R R R R R R
D500 R R R R R R R
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6 C C C C R R R
Panasonic S1/S1R R R R R R R R
Canon EOS R3 C* C* R R R R R
Canon EOS R5 C* C* R R R R R
Canon EOS R5 C C* C* R R R R R
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III C* C* R R R R R
Canon EOS-C300 Mark III C* R R R R R R
Canon EOS-C500 Mark II C* R R R R R R
Red V-Raptor R R
  • * Not compatible for highest resolution video capture
  • C = Compatible
  • R = Recommended
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