Kingston Digital Releases Industrial Temperature microSD Card

Kingston Releases Industrial Temperature microSD Card

Fountain Valley, CA – April 20, 2016 – Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of Industrial Temperature microSD cards. This UHS-I Class10 microSD has both an operating and storage temperature range of -40°C to 85°C, making it suitable for harsh environments.

With speeds up to 90MB/s read and 45MB/s write, these Industrial Temperature microSD cards are built to perform and stay protected even in the most extreme of surroundings. It is ideal for a variety of markets ranging from automotive (where temperature specifications are important) to outdoor signage as they can be subjected to various weather conditions.

Like all Kingston® cards, the Industrial Temperature microSD was tested extensively during pre-production and new build qualifications. The new card passed thermal cycle testing, interval testing at various extreme temperatures, vigorous temperature humidity testing of several hundred hours to ensure durability at different humidity levels; and, wide temperature chamber testing. The card is waterproof1, temperature proof2, shock/vibration proof3 and X-ray proof4 so users can rest assured that their files will be protected.

Industrial Temperature microSD UHS-I cards are available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities. It is backed by a five-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information visit www.kingston.com.

Kingston Industrial Temperature microSD UHS-I Features and Specifications:

  • Industrial-Grade Features:The card's operating temperature range of -40°C to 85°C makes it perfect for harsh environments. For durability, it's rated for 10,000 minimum insertions.
  • Tested for industrial applications:Kingston uses wide and broad temperature testing so you can feel secure using the card in industrial applications.
  • UHS-I interface:Its UHS-I interface offers users higher sustained write speeds to ensure data integrity by reducing transmission stutter.
  • MLC NAND:MLC NAND allows for large amounts of data to be written to the card.
  • Capacities5:8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
  • Performance6:UHS-I Speed Class 1 (U1)
    • 8GB: 90MB/s read and 20MB/s write,
      16GB-64GB: 90MB/s read and 45MB/s
  • microSD Dimensions:11mm x 15mm x 1mm
  • SD Adapter Dimensions:24mm x 32mm x 2.1mm
  • Format:FAT32 (microSDHC 8GB-32GB); exFAT (microSDXC 64GB)
  • Operating & Storage Temperature:-40°C to 85°C
  • Voltage:3.3V
  • Thermal Cycle Testing:interval testing completed at various extreme temperatures
  • Vigorous Temperature Humidity Bias:several hundred hours of testing to ensure durability at varying levels of humidity
  • Wide Temp Chamber Testing:completed on all SDCIT cards prior to production
  • Warranty7:5 years
Industrial Temperature microSD UHS-I Card Part Numbers
Part Number Capacity and Features
SDCIT/8GB 8GB UHS-I Speed Class U1 Flash Card
SDCIT/16GB 16GB UHS-I Speed Class U1 Flash Card
SDCIT/32GB 32GB UHS-I Speed Class U1 Flash Card
SDCIT/64GB 64GB UHS-I Speed Class U1 Flash Card
SDCIT/8GBSP 8GB UHS-I Speed Class U1 Flash Card Only (SD adapter not included)
SDCIT/16GBSP 16GB UHS-I Speed Class U1 Flash Card Only (SD adapter not included)
SDCIT/32GBSP 32GB UHS-I Speed Class U1 Flash Card Only (SD adapter not included)
SDCIT/64GBSP 64GB UHS-I Speed Class U1 Flash Card Only (SD adapter not included)
  1. 1IEC/EN 60529 IPX7 certified for protection against continual water submersion up to 30 min. and depth up to 1m.
  2. 2 Withstands temperature range from -40 °C to 85 °C
  3. 3Based on MIL-STD-883H, METHOD 2002.5 military standard test method.
  4. 4ISO 7816-1 certified for protection against 0.1 Gy of X-ray radiation to both sides of card.
  5. 5Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston's Flash Memory Guide
  6. 6Speed may vary due to host and device configuration.
  7. 7Kingston Flash Cards are designed and tested for compatibility with consumer grade market products. It is recommended that you contact Kingston directly for any OEM opportunities or special use applications that are beyond the standard daily consumer usage. For more information on intended use, please refer to the Flash Memory Guide at kingston.com/flashguide

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About Kingston Digital, Inc.
Kingston Digital, Inc. ("KDI") is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit www.kingston.com or call 800-337-8410.

Editor's Note:For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact David Leong, Kingston Digital, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-1817 (Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston's press room here.

Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit kingston.com

Editor's Note:

For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact David Leong, Kingston Technology Company, Inc., 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-1817 (Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room at kingston.com/company/press/

Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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