SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC Memory Card

Sandisk Extreme Pro SDHCThere is nothing better than whipping out the camera and taking some pictures. If you are a professional photographer, then you know the importance having a camera that will be able to take pictures quickly and effectively. Having the right memory card is essential and this is why the SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-I Memory Card is highly rated amongst professional and amateur photographers. This is one of the best from SanDisk and that is because it is really fast (45MB/s). With speeds like that, you are able to capture more shots (burst mode) or even full HD video without any problems. With this card, there is no worry about loss/corruption of data as the Error Correction Code (ECC) engine is there to provide excellent data integrity during the reading/writing process to the card.

Most professionals who are looking for the best performance in their camera will opt to use the SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC over any other card.

Different SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC Sizes

With this memory card, there are different sizes available to cater to each photographer’s data storage needs. The three card sizes that are available in this series are the 32GB, 16GB & 8GB.

32GB Extreme Pro SDHC – With 32GB worth of space, you should have more than enough space to store all your photographs and High Definition videos. This card is the ideal option for the serious photographer, as it is able to deliver the storage space and performance that is needed for those intense or on the go shoots.

16GB Extreme Pro SDHC – If you are a photographer and you want a decent amount of storage space, but is not inclined to pay high premium, then the 16GB is a really good option. This card has more than space to hold whatever photographs are taken on a shoot.

8GB Extreme Pro SDHC – The 8GB card is the smallest of the bunch, but it is still able to deliver outstanding performance. 8GB is a good amount of space and it can hold a substantial amount of pictures and video. This is a great option for those individuals who are not necessarily looking for a lot of storage space, but would still like the performance that the Extreme Pro SDHC card is able to deliver.

Speed of the SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC Card

UHS-1 SpeedAll memory cards come with a speed rating and it so happens that right now, the SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC is the fastest performance category card out there. Being a UHS Speed Class 1, you will be able to save data very quickly and this is why it is the ideal choice for DSLR cameras or camcorders/cameras that take full HD.

With this particular card, you are going to get speeds up to 45MB/s which is pretty fast, compared to some of the slower Classes of memory cards. This speed is really necessary to provide better device performance in devices that use the SDHC format.

SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC Compatibility

I am going to clear up some questions people may have when it comes to the compatibility of this specific memory card.

Q: What cameras will the SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC work with?

A: This memory will function perfectly in any point and shoot or DSLR camera that supports SDHC or SDXC cards. All modern cameras will have no problems. If you have an older camera (5 years old), you need to check if they will be able to support SDHC.

Q: The card is UHS-1; will this work in all cameras?

A: To get the UHS-1 speed for this card (45MB/s), you will need to pair it with a camera that supports UHS-1. The card is backwards compatible, so you will be able to use it in cameras that do not support this particular speed.

Features of the SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC Card

The SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC Memory Card is a pretty amazing storage device and that is because it is a quality product that is able to deliver the performance that you will need.

If you want a quick overview of the cards features, then have a look below.

Speed – If there is one thing that I love about the card is that it is fast. You will be able to get speeds up to 45 MB/s (depending on the device). This is excellent for the serious photographer, as they will be able to capture more shots in burst mode and files can be quickly copied to the computer.

Perfect for HD – This memory card is the ideal choice for HD recordings since it is a UHS Speed Class 1. This will allow you to capture video in full HD, without fearing loss of quality.

Efficient Card – The performance of the Extreme Pro SDHC is top notch, as it is very efficient in delivering data to the card and it is very quick in its reading and writing performance.

Durable – With a card like this, you really should have no worries about it falling apart or losing data with the slightest drop. These cards have been designed and tested in some of the harshest conditions out there. This card is water proof, x-ray proof, temperature proof and shock proof.

A Good Name – This is considered to be the #1 memory card brand and most professional photographers will go with SanDisk over the others.

 How Much Data Can These Extreme Pro SDHC Cards Hold?

I am pretty sure many of you who are thinking about getting this memory card would like to have an idea as to how much data can be stored on it. There is no real information out there that exactly tells you how video or pictures can be stored on this particular card.

The table below gives a rough idea as to what you can expect to hold on the memory card. These are just estimates, as the card will be able to hold more or less, it really depends on a variety of factors.





SD Video (640×480)

3 hrs 20 min

6 hrs 40 min

13 hrs 20 min

HD Video (720p 10 Mbps)

1 hr 30 min

3 hrs

6 hrs

HD Video (720p 15 Mbps)

50 min

1 hr 40 min

3 hrs 20 min

HD Video (1080p 9 Mbps)

2 hrs

4 hrs

8 hrs

HD Video (1080p 13 Mbps)

1 hr 20 min

2 hrs 40 min

5 hrs 20 min

Pictures (JPEG 10 Megapixels)




Pictures (JPEG 14 Megapixels)




Pictures (Raw 10 Megapixels)




Pictures (RAW 14 Megapixels)





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