How Memory is Made: SD Cards and Thumbdrives (Video)

If you’ve ever wondered what’s inside your camera’s SD card and how it’s made then you need to check out this fascinating video from Lexar Media that shows how memory is made. Specifically, how Lexar makes the SD cards, Compact Flash and USB thumbdrives that are on the shelves of your local office supply store.

Like almost anything that’s manufactured there’s more than meets the eye with clean rooms 100 times cleaner than a hospital operating room and process that takes a month to make a memory chip.

Overall the process spans two continents and thousands of employees with numerous processes and quality control to make sure you don’t get a defective SD card.

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