First Surveillance SD Cards Released (SanDisk)

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 12, 2015

The black eye for on-board recording has gotten pretty bad.

Culminating with Axis admitting a serious edge recording problem, the claimed culprit is insufficient SD cards.

Now, one of the biggest SD card manufacturers has released their first surveillance specific SD card.

Inside this note, we examine this offering, with technical feedback from SanDisk and our analysis of how this will impact the burgeoning / struggling on-board storage market.

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  • ***, ** ***** **** ** *********** / *********** **********, ***** is ** ** **** **** ***** ****** ****** *** *** in ************. ** **********, ** **** ******* **** ********** ****** back ** ***** '*******' ** ***** *** ***** ************, ******* that ***** ***** **** *** ******** *** **** ***.
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** *** ***** ****, *** *** *** **** ** **** offering:

  • ******* **** ** **** ** **** **** **** *** ***** cards **** *** *** *********** *** *** ************ ******** *******. **** ** offset ** **** ** ******* *** **** ******* **** *** anyway. *******, **** ***** ** *** ********** ** * ***, 16 ******* ***, ***** ** **** ** *****'* ********* / use.
  • ********* ******** ** **** **,*** ***** / **.* ****** ***** that ** *** **** ***** ***** **** ** ****** (** ********** recording), **** ** ** *** ********** / ****'* '*****', *** SanDisk. ** *** ***** ****, ** *** ***** *** **** for ****** ***** ********* ** **** ***** **, ** ****** stay ****** **** *** ** ***** * *****, ** *** more.

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Comments (25)

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******* **** ** **** ** **** **** **** *** ***** cards **** *** *** *********** *** *** ************ ******** *******.

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********** * ******* **** ******* ***** **** ********* **** **** stream *** ** ***.

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* **** ** *****, ***** ******** **** ***-*****, *** **** intentions. ***** *** ** ***** ***** ***** ******** ** ****** onboard ******* ****** ******* **** * *** ****** **** **** POE******'****** *** ******* *** ******** ***** *** ******:

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******* ******** ** *********** ** *** *** *** *** *** surveillance ** ***** ** ****:

"* ****** ******** *** *** ******* ** ******* ***** *** very ******* ****** ** ******** ***** ********** ******* **** *** SDXC. ************* **% *** **** *****."

****'* *** *** **** **** ***'* **** * ***** ***, it ***** **** ***** ** ****,******** ****** ******* ****.

******* **** ********* **** **** ***** ** ****,******** ** **** ** ***** *********, ********* * *******, ******** record ** **** ******** ** **** ** ** *** ****. The **** **** **** ***** ** ***,******** ** **** ** ***** *********.

** ** * ***** **** **** *** ***** *********** **** device * "******** ***** ********** ******". ** *** ************ *****, it ***** ** **** ** **** * ************, *** ******** product. ** ** ***********, **** *** ******* (******** *** ***) are *** ****.

******* *** **** ***** **** ***** *** ***** **** ** cards *** ** **** **** ******** ** ******** ***** **** is ******* ****.

**** *** *** *****, ******* *** **** ***** **** ********* de-centralized ******* *** ***** **** ****** ** ** ****** **** 100% **** **********/** **** *******.

** *** ** **** ** **** ********** ** *** ******** simply ** *** ****. * **** ********* ******* ******* **** have **** ** *** *********** *** **** **** *+ ***** with **** ****** ** ** *****.

** *** ** **** ** **** ********** ** *** ******** simply ** *** ****. * **** ********* ******* ******* **** have **** ** *** *********** *** **** **** *+ ***** with **** ****** ** ** *****.

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*** **** ******** *** ****** **** ******* **** ** ** problem *** **** **-***** **** ***** *** ****** **** ***** or ******** **** ****** ** * **** **** ****.

** *** ***** **. ** ***** **** ** ** **** but ** * "**** * ** ****". ** ** ** card ** * *** *** , **** ** ** * raid5 *******.

*** ** ********* **** ******* *** *********** ** ** *** all ** **** **** ** ***** *** *********** ** ***** enabled ** ***** (**** *********).

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************* * ** *** ********* **** *** **** **** ***** all ** *** **** ********* ********. ** ** (*) ******* where * ********* **** ******* (* ***** ******* *******) ** Axis **** *** ******* ** *** ** **** **** ******** once. **** **** ****** *** **** *** **** ****** ** the **** *** ********* ******** * ***** ****** ******** *** the ****** *** ********* (**** *** * ****** ******** *** surveillance ****** **** **** ********* ** * ******** *** ***** cord ** ** ****** ****** *****). ********* ** **** **** to ******* *** **** ******/***** ** ***** *** **** ******** tool ***** **** *** ****** ******** *** ***** ** *****'* and *** ** ******** *** **** ** ***** ** **-********* recording **********. ********** * *** ** ***** *** ******** ** be **** ******** ***** ******* *** ***** ********* ***** ** powering **** *** ******. ****** * *** ************ **** *** power ****** ***** ** ********, * **** *** *** *** SD ***** *****.

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****** *** *** ********, ****. **** ** *** ********* **** longevity *********** ***? ***** ****** ***** **** *** *****, *** quality ** *** *******, ************* ** *********, ** ****** ** each?

* ***** ****** ***** **** *** ***** ** *** *** factor. ** *** *** ******** **** ******* ***** *** *** buy *** **** ******* **** ****. * ** ***** *** AXIS ******* **** ****, *** * ** **** ****** ***** disagree. ** **** ****** ** ****** ** **** ** * think **** ** **** **** ****** **** *** ********* **/*. I ***** ***** *** *** ** **** ** * ****** recording **/*.

******, ****. * ****** ** ****** ************* **** ****** **** at ****-****, ** ***** **** *** *** ********** **'* ** just *** *********. *** *'* ***** *** ****-**** ****** ***** be **** ******* **** *** ** ***** *** *** ******** rewrites.

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* **** **** ***** ** ***** ** ******* ** **** up ********* *** ** * ******* *** * ***** ***. some ****** * ****** ******* *** * ****** * **** dealt **** ** **** **** (****, *********, *******, *** ********) is **** **** *** ***** **** ** ********* ******* *** different **** . ******* **** .*** ***** *** **** ****** on *** **/*** ******* *** ** ******** *** ***** **** often **** ***, **** ********* ** *** ****** ***** *** how **** *** *** ****** *** ****** *** ** *** not ** ********** ** ********* ** ** *****. * **** had ********* ******* **** ********* ******* **** *** ***** ** cards. **** ********* * **** ** **** ********* ** **** bent ** ******* ******** **** **** **** ** **** ******* retrieval **** *** ** **** ****** ** *** ***** ***/***** shares. *** ***** **** ***** * ****** ******* *****/********** ***** camera, *** ****** ** ****** *** ******** ** **** ******* they **** ** **** **** *********** ***'* *** ********, **** they **** ** **** ****** "***** ********** ******* *** ****** out *** ** **** **** ******* *******. * $*** * series ****** ** ****** *** ******* ** ***** * $*** 1080p ****** **** *** *** **** ****** *** ***% ** its ******** **** * ********* *** (******* $****). * **** hope *** *** *** * ****** *** * ****** ** be ************ ** *** ***** **** **** **** ***. ********? well ** *** * **** ****** *** **** **** ****** economical ******** **** **** ****** **** *** * ******* ** was ****? *** ** **** ******** ****** ****** **** *** a **** ******.

** **** ******* *******. ** *** *** * ***** ** card ** ****** ** ** ***** ** **** **** *** fast ******. ******* ** **** ******** **** *** ******, * use ****** *** ***** **'*, **** *** ****** **** ******* but *** *** * ******* *** **** ********** *** *** warranty.

***** *** *** ****** **** *** ******* *** *** ****** to **** ** *******, *** ***** ***** **** * ****** good ***** ** **** ** *** ******** ********* ** * PC ** **********/***** **** *** ******* ******* ** ***** ***** storage ** ******* ** ***** ********* *** ********** *** **** enterprise ***** ******** ********* ** ******* ****** *** *** ******** if *** ******** ** ***** ** **** **** *** ****.

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