Sony SxS Card Data Recovery

Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of information technology products. The company develops audio, video, gaming, and other devices for the consumer and professional markets. SanDisk Corporation and Sony Corporation have developed the SxSTM memory card with high-speed transfer technology.

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Since 2007, SxS cards have been used on a variety of cameras. SxS (S-by-S) is a flash memory standard compliant to the ExpressCardTM industry standard. SxS™ offers high capacity and high-speed data transfer. The original SxS flash memory cards had transfer rates of 800 Mbit/s while the SxS Pro cards could read and write data at up to 1.2 GB/s through an ExpressCard slot without the need for an adapter. SxS PRO+ is a faster version of SxS that offers high-capacity recording solutions for professional video. The SxSTM memory card can be connected directly to computer systems through the high-speed PCI-ExpressTM bus. The card can also be inserted directly into the ExpressCard slot of devices.

Sony SxS-1 Series Memory Cards are available in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB capacities. The SXS Pro Plus Memory Card series comes in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB with a high-speed data transfer solution. Moving a step further Sony introduced new SxS Pro X Cards and an SxS Pro X card reader. SxS Pro X offers higher transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps (1250MB/s), which is significantly faster than the SxS Pro+.

Common Causes of Data Loss from Sony SxS Cards

Sometimes due to the accidental formatting of Sony SxS card, udders may lose their data. This may happen when your XD CAM EX camcorder card is connected to your PC via a card reader. Several other reasons can result in severe data loss such as-

  • Malware or virus infection may lead to loss of data from Sony SxS card
  • Abrupt removal of Sony SxS card when data from storage media is being processed in the system
  • Formatting the card
  • File system crashes, and can’t read and write
  • Pressing restore setting option when Sony SxS card is inserted in the camera
  • Accidental deletion of data from Sony SxS card

Restore Lost Data from a Sony SxS Card

If you are looking for a way to recover lost data from the SxS card, Platinum Data Recovery offers the safest and most efficient solution. Whether you’ve formatted the card or accidentally deleted files, remember that data is not permanently removed. However, you mustn’t store any new data to prevent overwriting of existing data with newer ones. Irrespective of the cause of data loss, the Platinum Data Recovery team is qualified to retrieve lost files from Sony SxS card used in professional DSLR digital camera and camcorder. We can successfully restore inaccessible files from corrupted, formatted, or deleted memory cards.

At Platinum Data Recovery, we have technicians, tools, and cleanrooms to get back deleted or lost files including photo file formats like JPEG, JPG, PNG, etc, as well as video file formats like AVI, MOV, MPEG, etc. As an experienced data recovery company, we have become proficient in recovering data from all types of memory cards- SD card, SDHC, SDXC, CF card, SxS, etc of various manufacturing brands like Sony, SanDisk, Kingston, Transcend, Kingston, LaCie, and more.

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FAQs

How can I recover my lost data from Sony SxS Card?
SxS card, a flash memory standard developed by Sony, comes with some great features. However, SxS card users may encounter data loss due to human error or other reasons. If you’re looking to recover data from the Sony SxS memory card, you may try downloading and installing the Sony Picture Recovery application on your laptop or desktop. However, if you don’t have technical expertise then it’s better to find an SxS card data recovery specialist.

What are the possible causes of data loss from the Sony SxS memory card?
Sony SxS cards are one of the best memory cards available but often due to virus infection or incorrect formatting, the data stored on the Sony SxS card goes missing. Users may also suffer card failure due to the abrupt removal of the Sony SXS card when data is being processed in the system. In addition to this, the accidental deletion of files from the SxS card and interruption during file transferring process can also result in loss of files.

Which situations require SxS card formatting?
You may need to format your SxS card to resolve its corruption or damage issue. Formatting is needed in situations like malware infection or damages that make data inaccessible. These problems may arise when you use the card on multiple operating systems or on devices that are running out of battery. The issues can be resolved by formatting card, however, formatting leads to complete deletion of files.

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