You’re choosing an SD card for your industrial application, but are not sure if it’s going to get the job done. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Most SD cards on the market are designed for purely consumer usage (think digital cameras). Because of this, they’re generally made to handle different stresses than those found in industrial applications. Data integrity is important, of course, but not nearly as critical as in industrial usage. So, these cards tend to prioritize storage volume and price over long-life performance.
Categories: Storage Media
April 20, 2015
March 25, 2015The Cost of Wear and Tear on SD Cards Not all SD Cards are created equal. Differences in memory type and controller features can have a major impact on the card's lifetime, so if you have an application that involves a significant number of read/write cycles, it may not be a good idea to go with a standard, low-cost card.