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Planning for a volatile flash memory market

Flash memory supply can be volatile at the best of times, with fluctuations in availability resulting in price variation or even making it impossible to get the memory you need. We are not currently in the best of times. The...

eMMC woes for Tesla were entirely avoidable

Bringing a product to market is challenging. With something as sophisticated as a car there are years of planning and a great deal of investment involved. New models have to stand on their own feet as well as contribute more...

Why Cardwave invested during the pandemic

2020 has been a challenge for everyone, including Cardwave. Although our business slowed significantly last year, I decided to go ahead with a major capital investment so we’d be ready to offer a new service as soon as our customers...

Embedded or removable memory?

Deciding whether to use removable or embedded memory is one of the earliest decisions a designer has to make, so getting it right is crucial to the rest of the development process. Sometimes the choice is clear cut, but in...

Discover our SanDisk partnership video

Our partnership with SanDisk has enabled us to deliver large volume, flash storage programming with the latest OS for our Raspberry Pi vendors. With Europe's largest flash memory centre, years of experience delivering flash storage solutions; we are perfectly positioned...

Using microSD Cards with Raspberry Pi FAQ

What memory card should I use for Raspberry Pi?  The Raspberry Pi uses the microSD form factor. There are plenty of choices available, but it is important you choose a card that will get the best out of the Pi and therefore give your customers...

Speed test results on the Raspberry Pi

Background At the heart of every Raspberry Pi is the microSD card, this card contains all the software required to boot up the Pi and execute commands and functions. It acts very much like the disk drive in your PC...

Providing flash memory for Raspberry Pi

Our success in working with Raspberry Pi from its beginning to today Problem: Providing the operating system for the Raspberry Pi on removable flash storage. To achieve this we had to overcome technical, duplication and distribution challenges and come up...

Flash memory selection – Our checklist for design engineers

Flash memory selection - Our checklist for design engineers A design engineer has to come up with a product that’s achievable in the real world from a cost and a components point of view. That means ensuring some very important points are...

A New Era for Cardwave

A New Era for Cardwave We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website. Flash memory is integral to all devices in our digital world. From mobile devices and home electronics to transport, infrastructure and manufacturing...

microSD Express – the fastest memory card for mobile devices

microSD Express joins SD Express in integrating PCIe® and NVMe™ for up to 985 MB/sec transfer rate with backwards compatibility Press Release from the SD Association, 25 February 2019 The SD Association announced today microSD Express, offering the popular PCI Express® and NVMe™...