Panasonic introduces AU-XPD3 expressP2 Drive and Thunderbolt3

Panasonic introduces AU-XPD3 expressP2 Drive and Thunderbolt3

Panasonic has announced the upcoming release of the AU-XPD3 expressP2 Memory Card Drive, equipped with a Thunderbolt3 interface twice as fast as Thunderbolt2 and eight times faster than USB 3.0.


Designed for optimal performance with Panasonic’s expressP2 B series cards, the XPD3 delivers single-drive performance of 10Gpbs and daisy-chain performance of 17.6Gbps, which translates to offload speeds of 512GB (AVC-Intra 4K 4:2:2 24p) in seven minutes and 1TB (daisy-chained, AVC-Intra 4K 4:2:2 24p) in eight minutes. The XPD3 is compatible with expressP2 A series and legacy P2 memory cards, as well as microP2 cards when using the optional AJ-P2AD1G adapter.


Panasonic also announce a new cinema camera to be release at fall with this key points:

  • Cinematic imagery
  • Small and Light
  • Low-cost media and workflow

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