IQ4 CFExpress support?

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IQ4 CFExpress support?

Postby mkphotomedia » Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:25 pm

Since I'm starting to see a number of CFExpress Type B cards out on the market, and back when the IQ4 was introduced, it was supposed to be upwardly compatible: I'm in need of a couple of extra cards and wondering if CFExpress B cards will generally work on the IQ4150, or if there are specific guidelines--or if one should stick to XQD/wait for the next firmware upgrade (which, given Phase's track record on such things: will we see a viable vaccine for COVID-19 before we see a firmware upgrade that fixes the missing-area-on-electronic-shutter bug on the IQ4150? ;-)
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Re: IQ4 CFExpress support?

Postby Ulf » Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:28 am

Hi

CFExpress is not currently supported. We are working on this one.
In regards to ES issue then we do have a beta firmware for this.
Anyone who have been in contact with support regarding this have been provided with the firmware.
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Re: IQ4 CFExpress support?

Postby leofabrizio » Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:31 am

That answer is now outdated.
Even if not all cf express card seems to be not equal with IQ4.

Digital Transition (thanks to them) interestingly release some statement on what card seems to work better with IQ4, but only few of them seems to do the job well. And it's depend on brand, type, but also capacity!!
So a certain brand, with a certain type will work well at a certain capacity, but not at an other one!!
Guinea pigs are we?
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Re: IQ4 CFExpress support?

Postby Ulf » Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:06 pm

HI

This is not unusual with new standards that there is variations.
We have done quite a bit of testing and supported cards are listed in this knowledge base article
https://www.phaseone.com/en/Search/Article?articleid=1144&languageid=1
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