Catalyst / Essential – UHS-I SD (V30)










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Did you know that when capturing high-end videos and photos, choosing the right SD card can be just as important as any other camera equipment?

Even the best camera in the world has trouble capturing your adventures, if your SD card’s performance can’t keep up with it.

Looking for the highest speed in a UHS-I SD card?

Choose our Catalyst V30 SD card! Our talented team of engineers made it happen and you can expect blazing-fast maximum write and read speeds.

Looking for a UHS-I SD card that won’t break your bank?

Our Essential V30 SD card is going to be your holy grail!

Create your best content

Our UHS-I SD card series is designed to keep up with 4k resolution and above, full HD content and burst photography workloads.

Leave the card swapping behind

Focus on your creativity! With up to 1TB storage capacity you don’t have to worry about running out of space.



Physical information
Form factorSDXCSDXC
Capacity / Part number1TB / EX1TSDU1
512GB / EX512GSDU1
256GB / EX256GSDU1
128GB / EX128GSDU1
64GB / EX64GSDU1
128GB / EX128GSDU1-S
64GB / EX64GSDU1-S
Flash type3D TLC3D TLC
Max. sequential read180 MB/s (1TB/512GB/256GB/128GB/64GB)170 MB/s (128GB/64GB)
Max. sequential write150 MB/s (1TB/512GB/256GB/128GB/64GB)140 MB/s (128GB/64GB)
Operational temperature-25°C ~ 85°C-25°C ~ 85°C
Storage temperature-50°C ~ 90°C-50°C ~ 90°C
WarrantyLimited lifetimeLimited lifetime

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Exascend Catalyst series UHS-II SD cards: for true professionals220 KB
Exascend Catalyst series UHS-I SD cards: for true professionals223 KB
Exascend Essential series SD cards: an essential choice3.9 MB
Exascend Cinematography Brochure2.32 MB
Exascend Cinema Brochure Lite392 KB



What is limited lifetime warranty?

Exascend defines our lifetime warranty as a warranty that is valid for as long as the product is owned by the customer. Lifetime warranties may not be recognized in certain countries or regions, such as Germany and Canada. Please check your local laws.

What is the V30/V60/V90 video speed class?

A Video Speed Class rating of V30, V60, or V90 indicates the minimum write speed required for video recording. With V30, you are guaranteed a minimum sustained write speed of 30 MB/s, which is suitable for 4K video recording; with V60 and V90 you can record 8K video at a minimum write speed of 60 MB/s and 90 MB/s, respectively.

What is SD UHS? What is the difference between UHS-I and UHS-II?

UHS stands for “Ultra High Speed.” SDXC/SDHC cards rated for UHS-I deliver up to 104 MB/s of data transfer rate. SDXC/SDHC cards rated UHS-II can reach 312 MB/s – three times faster than UHS-I cards.

Key Features

Two series, one purpose

UHS-I SD card Catalyst and Essential series designed for high-end video recording and professional photography.

Uninterrupted shooting

V30-rated, guarantees minimum write speeds of 30 MB/s, no dropped frames and no overheating.

Capture every moment

Offers high-speed file transfer with 180 MB/s maximum read and 150 MB/s maximum write.

Engineered for harsh climates

Extreme environments can produce incredible footage – our hardware is built to keep up with your adventures.

Compact design, reliable capacity

Cinema-grade SDXC / SD card form factor.

Safe and sound

Generous limited-lifetime warranty.

Optimize your video production workflow

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