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The New Lexar Professional 1100x XQD Card


Lexar is a leading proponent of XQD technology, a new type of memory card that offers increased speed and storage capabilities. Now, Lexar has announced the  Lexar Professional 1100x XQD card, available in 32- and 64GB capacities, which specifically target high-definition camcorders and high resolution digital photo cameras.

The new Professional 1100x memory card features industry-leading minimum guaranteed read transfer speeds of 168MB/s and write speeds of 155MB/s. The card is designed for the professional who values fast transfer rates, allowing smooth, high-speed capture of large amounts of data and the quickest possible downloads from camera to computer. Continuous shooting of RAW photos is only possible with reasonable capture rates. This card from Lexar far exceeds the write speed necessary for shooting high definition or 3D video, as well shooting bursts of still photos, especially in high resolution.

To take advantage of the high-speed transfer of your photos and video to your computer, you will need a card reader with a capable interface. Lexar has announced the Lexar Professional XQD USB 3.0 Reader, which offers exclusive compatibility with XQD cards. The USB 3.0 interface provides data-transfer speeds of up to 500MB/s. The reader is both compact and robustly built, and an LED activity light indicates when your files have been completely transferred. Lexar’s new reader works with both Mac- and Windows-based computers.

The Lexar XQD memory card is equipped with a PCI Express interface, which enables its fast read and write speeds. In the event you lose or delete any files from the XQD card, downloadable Image Rescue 4 software is included with every card at no additional cost.

As with all media and equipment, understanding the components and their compatibility with each other is important. Not all cards are interchangeable. For more information on XQD compatible devices, stop by the B&H NYC SuperStore or contact our sales professionals over the phone at 1-800-606-6969 or online via Live Chat.

  Lexar Professional
1100x XQD Card
Lexar Professional
1100x XQD Card
Card type XQD XQD
Capacity 32GB 64GB
Speed Rating 1100x 1100x
Bus Interface Speed PCI Express (PCIe): up to 5.0 Gbps PCI Express (PCIe): up to 5.0 Gbps
Read Speed Minimum: 168 MB/s Minimum: 168 MB/s
Write Speed Minimum: 155 MB/s Minimum: 155 MB/s
Data Protection Not specified by manufacturer Not specified by manufacturer
Durability Resistant to water, shock, temperature Resistant to water, shock, temperature
Lexar Professional USB 3.9 XQD Memory Card Reader
Compatatible Memory Cards XQD cards
Computer Interface USB 3.0  Backward compatible with USB 2.0
Data Transfer Rate Maximum: 500 MB/s
Dependent on maximum read speed of card
System & Software Requirements Mac or Windows computer with available USB port
Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
Weight Not specified by manufacturer


I need a dual memory card reader both for Compact Flash and XQD, not two readers