Delkin Story

Delkin Devices – Established 1986

We would say unchanged since 1986, but we feel that we just keep getting better with age.

Delkin Devices, a leading manufacturer of flash storage devices and accessories, is a privately held company founded in 1986, with Corporate Headquarters in San Diego, CA and European Offices in Birmingham, England. We are consistently recognized as one of San Diego County’s leading manufacturing companies, with sales and distribution channels across the world. Today, the Delkin name is associated with paramount quality, professionalism and most importantly innovation, serving both industrial and consumer markets worldwide.

Throughout our 30+ year history, Delkin has neither changed names nor hands, although in recent years we acquired another memory card company in order to expand our business reach. Delkin proudly stands by its commitment to provide quick, convenient US and UK based customer support, Lifetime Warranty on all memory cards, as well as our World’s Best Warranty – 48HR Replacement Guarantee on all premium lines.

Delkin firmly believes that photography is a community, a culture – we believe in sharing information and teaching one another so we all can be better. Our Learning Lab continues to grow with amazing tips and tricks from world-renowned photographers & videographers, many of which have become our friends.

In addition to our photography-centric memory card and camera accessory brand that is sold through camera stores worldwide, Delkin also manufactures CF (Compact Flash) and SD (Secure Digital) memory cards for several OEMs under a private label basis in various markets, as well as Industrial flash based storage for embedded, industrial applications. Delkin brings a dedicated, USA led design, manufacture and support model to service OEM requirements for controlled, rugged flash SSD, card and module solutions. Utilizing controlled configurations, life-cycle management, product customization, and an outstanding USA-based design, manufacturing, and support team, Delkin delivers exactly the right products needed by OEMs for embedded and industrial applications.

Delkin Devices maintains accredited ISO 9001:2008 registration administered by QMI-SAI Global, and is accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board.

Download your copy of Delkin’s ISO Certification 2015 (PDF).

Delkin Devices holds memberships with the following associations:


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Delkin Does It All – XQD Now Shipping!

Poway, CA, December 17, 2018 – Delkin Devices, a manufacturer of flash storage solutions and camera accessories, announced today that their anxiously anticipated line of Premium 2933X XQD memory cards is now shipping and available for purchase through select retailers. The latest addition to their ever-growing line of memory-based products, the Delkin XQD cards boasts recording speeds surpassing 400MB/s for video capture.

Recognized as one of the world’s longest-running memory suppliers, Delkin continues to provide customers with the most reliable products for today and tomorrow’s cameras. Delkin’s product mix features a wide array of memory cards, including Secure Digital, microSD, CompactFlash, CFast 2.0, XQD, as well as Solid-State Drives (SSDs). As the market continues to grow and evolve, Delkin plans to do the same, adopting new technology like their planned CFexpress memory cards. (coming soon!).


Segmented into 4 different lines, SELECTADVANTAGEPRIMEPOWER, Delkin SD & microSD memory cards utilize the latest Video Speed Class technology and are designed to meet the needs of every type of photographer and videographer. Video Speed Class ratings of V10 (SELECT), V30 (ADVANTAGE), V60 (PRIME) and V90 (POWER) guarantee minimum sustained write speeds of 10MB/s, 30MB/s, 60MB/s and 90MB/s respectively, ensuring that data is written swiftly to the card. Delkin’s fastest SD & microSD segment, POWER (V90), boasts recording speeds surpassing 250MB/s for uninterrupted still and video recording.


In addition to their regular segmentation, Delkin also features a ruggedized line of SD, microSD & CF memory cards referred to as BLACK. Built using a proprietary injection molding process, Delkin BLACK SD cards are designed to be 3 times stronger than regular SD cards and able to withstand over 45 pounds of force or impact. BLACK CF cards differ from regular CF cards in that they instead utilize a molded and anodized metal outer case, protecting them from up to 80 pounds of force or impact.


With the professionals in mind, Delkin also supplies fast-performing CFast 2.0, XQD and Solid-State Drives (SSDs). Delkin CFast 2.0 VPG-130 memory cards can reach astounding write speeds of up to 495MB/s, while the SSDs can reach up to 520MB/s. Each memory card and drive undergoes an extensive series of tests in order to ensure compatibility in today’s cameras, as well as high-end professional video equipment and recorders. While many memory cards are mass built, Delkin utilizes carefully chosen and controlled components to increase longevity, reliability and overall satisfaction.


In addition to their Lifetime Warranty, Delkin also provides a unique built-in insurance policy with their premium memory cards, called their “48 Hour, No-Questions-Asked Replacement Guarantee”. This includes BLACK, PRIME & POWER (SD & microSD), CFast 2.0, XQD & CFexpress. Not offered anywhere else in the world, Delkin will replace any non-working card within 48 hours or less (not including weekends), prior to receiving your non-working card. Cards can also be replaced over-the-counter at any authorized Delkin reseller.


About Delkin Devices, Inc.

Delkin Devices’ consumer group manufactures storage devices, such as memory cards, and digital accessories for the photography market. Delkin has been in business since 1986 and has offices located in the U.S. and UK.  High resolution images and samples are available for press and recognized members of the media. Delkin products are sold through authorized camera stores worldwide. For more information on Delkin products, please visit or contact Jenn Sherry at either or (714) 869-4264.