Based on Tilta’s promotional supplies, the ExAscend CFexpress Kind A to M.2 SSD adapter half-cage helps Sony’s a1, a7S III, a7 IV, and FX3 full-frame E-mount cameras and likewise features a CFExpress Kind A adapter that enters into the reminiscence card slot of the digicam, offering a connection between the digicam and the cage’s 512GB M.2 SSD.
There additionally seem like 128GB and 160GB variations, with the 128GB model designed round a V90 connection, if the translations are correct.
Calling it a “arduous disk deal with,” the half-cage was seen by CameraBeta on the Chinese language social media web site Weibo. Moreover, CB revealed lots of the particulars gleaned from the machine’s promotional materials.
“I noticed the CFe-A to M.2 arduous disk deal with collectively developed by TILTA and Zion Know-how Co., Ltd,” posted CameraBeta. “The looks seems like a thick L bracket on the facet, and a CFexpress Kind A connector is inserted within the slot to realize steady switch. It’s fascinating gear.
The cage/adapter was developed in partnership with Zhiyong Know-how Firm and is rated for learn and write speeds of 945 MB/s and 852 MB/S respectively, although Tilta claims that the drive’s most sustainable pace is 700MB/s.
Nonetheless, that’s lots sufficient to assist 4K 4:2:2 10-bit seize on the highest knowledge charges and frames per second that the digicam is about for.
As soon as prepared to dump the information from the machine, customers join a USB-C Vs. 3.2 Gen 2×2 cable for 20GB/s switch speeds. The USB-C port is positioned within the entrance of the cage grip behind its rubberized cowl.
Different options embrace a tally gentle, which advises the consumer when the information is being written to the drive, quick access for swapping out digicam batteries with no need to take away the cage, and an ergonomic silicon grip for higher digicam dealing with.
Additionally buried within the photos is a reference to RED, Blackmagic, DJI, and ZCam. Might different digicam fashions be deliberate? That possible relies on how nicely the cage adapter performs.
In the meantime, Tilta is itemizing the CFexpress Kind A to M.2 SSD adapter at about $645 USD, and it seems just like the anticipated launch date is September 30, 2022.