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 pretty 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 2 two types of CF cards, along with their physical dimensions, as shown below.
- Type I - 43 mm x 36 mm x 3.3 mm.
- Type II - 43 mm x 36 mm x 5 mm.