Article ID : 00031618 / Last Modified : 09/11/2015

What CompactFlash media cards are compatible with the camera?

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The a (alpha) Digital SLR camera supports CompactFlash® Type I and Type II media cards with the Ultra Direct Memory Access (UDMA) standard for write speeds up to 300x.

The following CompactFlash media cards are compatible:

Manufacturer Model Number Memory
Sony NCFC4G 4GB
Sony NCFC2G 2GB
Sony NCFB4G 4GB
Sony NCFB2G 2GB
Sony NCFB1G 1GB
Sony NCFD8G 8GB
Sony NCFD4G 4GB
Sony NCFD2G 2GB
SanDisk SDCFB-512-J60 512MB
SanDisk SDCFB-1024-J60 1GB
SanDisk SDCFB-2048-J60 2GB
SanDisk SDCFB-4096-J60 4GB
SanDisk SDCFH-1024-903 1GB
SanDisk SDCFH-2048-903 2GB
SanDisk SDCFH-4096-903 4GB
SanDisk SDCFX3-1024-903 1GB
SanDisk SDCFX3-2048-903 2GB
SanDisk SDCFX3-4096-903 4GB
SanDisk SDCFX3-8192-903 8GB
SanDisk SDCFX3-12288-901 12GB
SanDisk SDCFX3-16384-901 16GB
SanDisk SDCFX4-2048-903 2GB
SanDisk SDCFX4-4096-903 4GB
SanDisk SDCFX4-8192-903 8GB
Lexar Media CF1GB-133-380 1GB
Lexar Media CF2GB-133-380 2GB
Lexar Media CF4GB-133-380 4GB
Lexar Media CF512-80-666 512MB
Lexar Media CF1GB-80-666 1GB
Lexar Media CF2GB-80-666 2GB
Lexar Media CF4GB-60-810 4GB
Lexar Media CF2GB-300-810 2GB
Lexar Media CF4GB-300-810 4GB
Lexar Media CF8GB-300-810 8GB

NOTE: Other CompactFlash media cards may be compatible, but have not been tested with the camera.