fbpx

Vaxis ARCHON CFast 2.0 Memory Cards

Screen Shot 2021 05 08 at 17 43 16

Vaxis has announced its new ARCHON CFast 2.0 Memory Cards, one of only four brands approved by RED. It is available in sizes ranging from 256GB to 1TB.

Screen Shot 2021 05 08 at 17 40 56

The CFast 2.0 cards are compatible with the following cameras:

  • RED KOMODO
  • Canon C200
  • Canon C300 Mark II
  • ZCam Cameras
  • Black Magic Design Cameras
  • Angelbird AtomX CFast 2.0 Adapter

The Cfast 2.0 cards will not work with any of the ARRI cameras that use CFast 2.0.

The ARCHON CFast 2.0 Memory Cards have a claimed maximum write speed of 500 MB/s and a claimed maximum read speed of 560 MB/s

Vaxis is offering a 5-year warranty with the cards. According to their website, they will replace a faulty card free of charge.

Price & Availability

Screen Shot 2021 05 08 at 17 40 17

The ARCHON CFast 2.0 Memory Cards, are available in the following capacities and at the following prices:

  • 256GB- $269 USD
  • 512GB- $519 USD
  • 1TB- $899 USD

Competition

So let’s compare the 512GB capacity card against other options on the market.

Write SpeedRead SpeedPrice
Vaxis ARCHON 512GB500MB/s560MB/s$519 USD
Silicon Power 512GB
Cinema PRO CFX
330MB/s530MB/s$279.99 USD
RED DIGITAL CINEMA
512GB RED PRO
280MB/sNot Listed$529 USD
SanDisk 512GB Extreme PRO450MB/s525MB/s$549.99 USD
Angelbird 512GB AV Pro CF498MB/s560MB/s$529.99 USD
Wise Advanced 512GB450MB/s525MB/s$499 USD
Lexar 512GB
Professional 3500x
445MB/s525MB/s$499.99 USD
Delkin Devices 512GB Cinema495MB/s560MB/s$499 USD
Z CAM 512GB ExAscendNot ListedNot Listed$449 USD

It is interesting to see that the Vaxis option is about the same price as other leading brands, and there are a lot of other options that are actually cheaper. It could be a hard sell for Vaxis as they are a brand that has no history of selling memory cards. In saying that, the cards are bring made by Exascend who also makes the Z CAM cards. Exascend is a Taiwanese company and they have been around since 2014.

Specifications

Subscribe to our newsletter