Archon – CFast 2.0










Are you looking for a CFast card that can keep up with your RED KOMODO camera – no dropped frames, no overheating or running out of space?

Meet our Archon CFast 2.0 memory card, specifically developed for RED KOMODO. Focus on filming, while we provide you with reliable storage and maximum performance.

Certified by RED

The perfect RED KOMODO CFast card to make sure you never miss a shot!

Filming the project of a lifetime?

Avoid running out of space with up to 1TB storage capacity.

Optimize your workflow

High-speed file transfer, so you have more time to be creative!

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Not with us! With our factory data recovery service your content is in safe hands.



Physical information
Form factorCFast 2.0
InterfaceSATA-III, 6.0Gbps
Capacity / Part number1TB / EXSC3X001TB
512GB / EXSC3X512GB
Flash type3D TLC
Input voltage3.3V±5%
Power consumptionActive <5.0W; Idle <0.9W
Max. sequential read560 MB/s (1TB/512GB)
Max. sequential write500 MB/s (1TB/512GB)
Sustained read560 MB/s (1TB/512GB)
Sustained write500 MB/s (1TB/512GB)
Operational temperature-5°C ~ 70°C
Storage temperature-40°C ~ 85°C
Max. TBW600 TB (1TB)
300 TB (512GB)
MTBF2,000,000 hours
Warranty5 years


Camera TypeBrandModel
Video cameraREDKOMODO 6K

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Advanced Technology

How can we promise that our product delivers the highest performance and reliability?

We at Exascend are a team of engineers, with hardware design, firmware development and manufacturing all under one roof. We strive to listen to your feedback and leverage the newest technologies, so you never need to worry about nightmares like data loss or running out of space.


Our cutting-edge Afterburner™ technology ensures maximum performance, especially during fast-action or burst mode photography.

Data Retention Plus™

Our technology mitigates the risk of data integrity issues resulting from the natural degradation of flash storage – even under extreme workloads.


Our technology ensures unbeatable stable write performance – so you never need to worry about data loss or recording failures.

Adaptive Thermal Control

Overheating can lead to issues like frame drops and slowdowns. We prevent overheating from the get-go with this unique technology.


RAID ECC (Error-Correcting Code) is an advanced Exascend technology that avoids the risk of data loss and allows the storage device to rebuild even severely corrupted data.


With this exclusive technology, memory cards can handle both burst shooting and extended recording seamlessly – balancing performance and battery life.

Conformal Coating

Our Conformal Coating technology protects your Exascend SSD against environmental threats and makes sure that it is safe from elements like water and dust.

Yes, there are even more technologies behind our products!

We have developed a wide range of technologies to provide filmmakers and content creators with maximum capacity, performance and reliability throughout the whole video production workflow.

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Can I use CFast 2.0 reader with RED CFast?

Yes, any CFast 2.0 memory cards can be used with our CFast 2.0 card reader.

What card does the RED KOMODO use?

The RED KOMODO camera uses CFast 2.0 memory cards as storage media. We recommend our Archon CFast 2.0 card for use with RED KOMODO due to its 100% certified compatibility.

What is the difference between CFexpress and CFast 2.0?

CFast 2.0 was released in 2012 and supports SATA-III interface with speeds up to 600MB/s. CFexpress was released in 2017 and leverages NVMe PCIe interface. Each CFexpress card has 1 to 4 lanes, which means they can transfer data at 1,000 MB/s to 4,000 MB/s.

What is the difference between CFast and CF cards?

Though they have similar names and dimensions, CFast cards are not to be confused with CF cards – which are theoretically speed-limited to 167MB/s. CFast cards offer faster read and write speeds of up to 600 MB/s and are better suited for data storage.

What is CFast 2.0?

Released in 2012, the CFast 2.0 format is a faster version of CompactFlash cards intended for professional video cameras. It supports SATA-III at speeds up to 600MB/s.

According to CompactFlash Association, CFast cards based on the CFast 2.0 specification are intended for both industrial and professional imaging and video markets.

Do you also offer a CFast card reader?

Yes, Exascend offers a high-speed USB 3.2 CFast 2.0 card reader that supports transfers up to 10 Gbps.

Key Features

A RED Digital Cinema collaboration

Engineered and optimized exclusively for your RED KOMODO 6k cinema camera.

Made for professional cinematography

Extreme sustained performance, no dropped frames.

Built for adventure

Ready for anything! Designed with industrial-grade hardware and firmware and developed for the most demanding environments.

Keeping up with your productivity

Providing 560 MB/s maximum read and 500 MB/s maximum write.

Compact and rugged design

CFast 2.0 form factor.

Data recovery included

5-year warranty and data recovery.

Optimize your video production workflow

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