USD230I 2Transcend is proud to announced the release of its USD230I industrial-grade wide temperature memory cards, which are made for devices that require extensive read/write under harsh environments.  These can operate effectively from -40°C to 85°C and also come with ECC and S.M.A.R.T functions built-in for reliable data transfer and self-monitoring.

Exceptional Endurance and Reliability

Transcend’s SLC mode solution delivers excellent endurance and reliability at cost-effective prices. Made with high-quality 3D NAND Flash Chips and SLC mode, Transcend USD230I memory cards provide exceptional endurance and reliability for small form factor and write-intensive applications including as transportation systems, GPS systems, set-top boxes, POS kisoks and registers, in-vehicle advertising and entertainment, gaming platform, portable vehicle navigation systems and handheld RFID readers.

High Speed and Wide Temp Durability

Compliant with SD Specification Version 3.01 and with top-of-the-line Class 10 speed, Transcend USD230I memory cards are able to provide high transfer rates of up to 22MB per second. The cards are also shock resistant and can operate between 40°C to 85°C to greatly increase durability.

Value-added Technologies

Transcend USD230I memory cards feature multiple built-in technologies for optimum protection including Error Correction Code to detect and correct potential transfer errors, and Wear Leveling for selecting the block with the lowest erase count for the next write. The cards are RoHS compliant and support S.M.A.R.T function to efficiently monitor the health conditions of the cards, and power failure protection to timely protect cards from damage in the event of abrupt power failure.


Transcend’s USD230I wide temperature memory cards are available in 2GB and 4GB capacities, and come with a Three-year limited warranty. Transcend microSDXC/SDHC 420T memory cards are another great option for write-intensive applications, offering an endurance rating of 3K P/E cycles (Program/Erase cycles). All Transcend industrial memory cards undergo extensive testing to ensure the utmost level of quality.

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