Updated: 12/09/2018 by Computer Hope
SanDisk CompactFlash

Short for CompactFlash, CF is a 50-pin connection storage device. CompactFlash is a storage medium commonly found in PDAs, digital cameras, and other portable devices. The CF card had a large range of sizes, in terms of storage capacity, ranging from 2 MB to 128 GB. The picture shows a SanDisk 4.0 GB CompactFlash card.

Types of CF

The two types of CF cards, and their physical dimensions, are listed below.

  • Type I - 43 mm x 36 mm x 3.3 mm.
  • Type II - 43 mm x 36 mm x 5 mm.

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