Catalyst / Essential – UHS-II SD (V90)

Catalyst

256GB

128GB

64GB

Essential

256GB

128GB

64GB

*Amazon link for Catalyst series only.

Waterproof

Dust-resistant

Weatherproof

Impact-resistant

X-ray-safe

Magnetic-resistant

Overview

Looking for a high capacity SD card that allows you to shoot the most amazing fast-action moments without the risk of overheating – even during extreme temperatures?

Meet our UHS-II V90 SD cards series, which guarantees you quick data transfer paired with seamless, uninterrupted performance – no matter if you wander the desert or are out and about filming your snow adventures.

Wondering what’s the difference between our Catalyst and Essential series?

Our Catalyst specifically excels in speed, while our Essential SD card offers comparable reliable features to a lower price point.

Tired of changing your card when working on a project?

We allow you to focus on your creativity while we provide you with up to 256GB reliable storage space.

Made for professionals

No matter if you are a filmmaker, influencer, blogger, photographer or enthusiast – we assist you in creating your best content in 8k resolution and above.

Reliable data recovery

Our team of experts assists you in case of data loss, so don’t worry about accidentally deleting your valuable footage.

Specifications

Specifications

Physical information
EditionCATALYSTESSENTIAL
Form factorSDXCSDXC
InterfaceUHS-IIUHS-II
Capacity / Part number256GB / EX256GSDU2
128GB / EX128GSDU2
64GB / EX64GSDU2
256GB / EX256GSDU2-S
128GB / EX128GSDU2-S
64GB / EX64GSDU2-S
Flash type3D TLC3D TLC
Performance
Max. sequential read300 MB/s (256GB/128GB/64GB)300 MB/s (256GB/128GB/64GB)
Max. sequential write280 MB/s (256GB/128GB/64GB)260 MB/s (256GB/128GB/64GB)
Reliability/Endurance
Operational temperature-25°C ~ 85°C-25°C ~ 85°C
Storage temperature-50°C ~ 90°C-50°C ~ 90°C
WarrantyLimited lifetimeLimited lifetime

Compatibility

Camera TypeBrandModel
Video cameraBlackmagic DesignPocket Cinema Camera 4K / Pocket Cinema Camera 6K / Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro / URSA Mini Pro 4.6K / URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 / URSA Mini Pro 12K / URSA Broadcast / URSA Broadcast G2
CanonEOS R3 / EOS R6 / EOS R5 / EOS R5C / EOS C300 Mark III / EOS C500 Mark II / EOS C300 Mark II / EOS C200 / EOS C70 / EOS C700 / VIXIA HF R800 / XC15 / XA11 / XC10
FujifilmGFX-100 / GFX-100S / GFX-50S II
HasselbladX1D II 50c
PanasonicAU-EVA1 / AG-AC30 / AG-DVX200 / AG-UX180 / AG-UX90 / HC-V180 / HC-X1
SonyFX6 / FX3
DSLR & mirrorless cameraCanonEOS RP / EOS Ra / EOS R / D-1 Mark III / EOS 90D / EOS 7D Mark II / EOS-1D X Mark III / EOS 5DS R / EOS 6D Mark II / EOS 5D Mark IV / EOS 5D Mark III / EOS 80D / EOS 70D / EOS Rebel T7i / EOS Rebel T6s / EOS Rebel T6i / EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS Rebel T5i
FujifilmX-H1 / X-T4 / X-T3 / X-T20 / X-T2 / X-T1 / GFX100S / GFX100 / GFX100 II / GFX50R / GFX50S / X100F / X-Pro3 / X-Pro2 / X-Pro1 / X-H2S / X-H2 / X-T5 / X-S20
HasselbladX1D II 50c
LeicaQ2 / SL2-S / SL2 / CL / TL2
NikonZ5 / Z 7II / Z 6II / D850 / D500 / D780 / D90 / D7500 / D7200 / D5600 / D3400 / D810 / D800 / D750
PanasonicLUMIX DC-S1H / LUMIX DC-S1R / LUMIX DC-S1 / LUMIX DC-GH6 / LUMIX DC-GH5M2 / LUMIX DC-GH5s / LUMIX DC-GH5 / LUMIX DC-G100 / LUMIX DC-G95 / LUMIX DC-G9 / LUMIX DC-S5 / LUMIX S1H / LUMIX S1R / LUMIX S1 / LUMIX DC-BGH1 / LUMIX DMC-G85 / LUMIX DMC-GX8 (GT-S)
Phase OneXF IQ4 150MP / XF IQ4 150MP Achromatic / XF IQ4 150MP Trichromatic
SIGMAfp / fp L
Sonya1 / a7S III / a7C / a7R IV / a7R III / a7 IV / a7 III / a9 II
External recorderBlackmagic DesignHyperDeck Shuttle HD / HyperDeck Studio HD Mini / HyperDeck Studio HD Plus / HyperDeck Studio HD Pro / HyperDeck Studio 4K Pro / Video Assist 12G HDR

Flyer Download

FileSizeDownload
Exascend Catalyst series SD cards: for true professionals4.3 MB
Exascend Essential series SD cards: an essential choice3.9 MB
Exascend Cinematography Brochure2.32 MB
Exascend Cinema Brochure Lite392 KB

FAQ

FAQ

What is the difference between our Catalyst V90 and Essential V90 UHS-II series?

Although both are rated for V90 and deliver 300 MB/s read speeds, Catalyst and Essential V90 SDs differ in their write speeds. Catalyst V90 SD has a maximum write speed of 280 MB/s, while Essential V90 SD has a maximum write speed of 260 MB/s.

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

High-end UHS-II SD card Catalyst and Essential series made for professional cinematography.

Frictionless shooting

V90-rated, guarantees minimum write speeds of 90 MB/s, no dropped frames and no overheating.

Keeping up with your creativity

Enjoy high-speed file transfer with up to 300 MB/s maximum read and 280 MB/s maximum write.

Weatherproof warrior

Maximum performance even in the most demanding environments.

Compact card, massive storage

Cinema-grade SDXC / SD card form factor.

Safe and sound

Generous limited-lifetime warranty.

Optimize your video production workflow

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