USB 3.0 Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader / Writer with USB-C - SD, microSD, CompactFlash
Access data on a wide range of memory cards using your USB-C™ enabled mobile device or computer
Product ID: FCREADU3C
- Transfer photos, videos, music and other files to and from your memory card to your USB-C enabled tablet, laptop, smartphone or desktop computer
- Multi-card flash reader and writer supports Secure Digital, microSD and CompactFlash cards
- Supports USB 3.0 with data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps (USB powered)
Ideal for creative professionals, this multi-card reader/writer saves you time and helps you work more efficiently when working with a wide variety of flash media, letting you quickly transfer and back-up files. It supports SD™ (Secure Digital), microSD™, and CompactFlash® cards, and connects to the USB-C™ port on your tablet, smartphone, laptop or desktop computer.
Fast data transfers to increase workflow efficiency
The multi-card reader makes it easy to offload photos, video, and other files you’ve saved on your memory cards, providing fast access through USB 3.0 (also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1) with file transfer speeds up to 5Gbps. The reader increases workflow efficiency for creative professionals such as photographers and videographers. It helps to increase your productivity by saving you time when offloading raw images or editing video and photos, and backing up files.
The card reader is also backward compatible with USB 2.0, ensuring compatibility with older systems.
Supports a wide variety of flash media for flexible use
This multi-card flash reader gives you the flexibility and convenience of accessing multiple types of memory cards. It gives you read and write access to virtually any format of flash media card from your digital cameras or video cameras, with support for SD, SDHC™ (Secure Digital High Capacity), SDXC™ (Secure Digital Extended Capacity), microSD and CompactFlash cards. You can easily review files or back up and archive data from your smartphone, tablet, laptop or other USB Type-C enabled device. The three memory card slots for SD, microSD, and CompactFlash cards are all hot swappable, for additional flexbility.
The card reader gives you a portable solution for accessing a wide variety of memory cards anywhere you go. With its small form factor, it fits easily into your pocket, backpack, briefcase or laptop bag. The integrated USB Type-C cable lets you quickly connect to a computer or pack it up quickly when you’re done using it, without having to carry an additional cable with you. The card reader is powered directly from the USB port and supports plug-and-play installation, with no driver or software installation required.
The FCREADU3C is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Transfer photos, videos or other files from your SD, microSD, and CompactFlash cards to your USB-C enabled tablet, laptop or other device
Gain greater efficiency when working with a variety of memory cards - ideal for creative professionals including photographers, videographers, and graphic designers
|Bus Type||USB 3.0|
|Chipset ID||Realtek - RTS5309|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||5 Gbps|
|Memory Media Type||SD/MMC (Secure Digital/Multimedia Card)|
|SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity)|
|SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity)|
|microSD (Micro Secure Digital)|
|microSDHC (Micro Secure Digital High Capacity)|
|microSDXC (Micro Secure Digital eXtended Capacity)|
|CF (Compact Flash I Card)|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Drive Connectors||1 - microSD|
|1 - SD / MMC|
|1 - CompactFlash (50 pin) Slot|
|Host Connectors||1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 (5Gbps) Receptacle|
|OS Compatibility||OS independent; No software or drivers required|
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|System and Cable Requirements||Available USB port|
|Humidity||5% ~ 90% RH|
|Operating Temperature||-20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 75°C (-4°F to 167°F)|
|Color||Silver & Black|
|Enclosure Type||Aluminum and Plastic|
|Product Height||14 mm [0.6 in]|
|Product Length||68 mm [2.7 in]|
|Product Weight||67 g [2.4 oz]|
|Product Width||64 mm [2.5 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||104 g [3.7 oz]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - multi-card reader and writer|
|1 - quick-start guide|
Add the Ability to Use Multiple Types of Flash Memory Cards, Including CompactFlash®, SecureDigital® and MemoryStick® Cards
Add an external USB Type-C and two external USB Type-A ports to your computer, plus an IDC header port that can provide two internal USB 3.0 ports
Turn a USB Type-C port on your laptop into three USB Type-A charge-and-sync ports (5Gbps) and one USB Type-C port
Turn a USB Type-C port on your laptop into three USB Type-A ports (5Gbps) and one USB Type-C port
Frequently Asked Questions
Before You Buy
USB-C is a type of USB connector that is capable of supporting the following:
- Data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps, if you use USB 3.1.
- Bi-directional power delivery up to 100W, if both the USB host connection and the device support it.
- Alternate modes, which deliver different types of data at different speeds. For example, DisplayPort Alternate Mode (DP Alt Mode).
If using Thunderbolt 3 over USB-C, the connection is capable of additional features. For example, Thunderbolt 3 is capable of 40Gbps of total bandwidth. For more information, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/thunderbolt-3-port-capabilities.
Not all USB-C ports or devices are capable of supporting all of the features listed above, or all of the features at the maximum capabilities. If you require a specific USB-C feature, your USB host connection, cables, and device must all support the feature that you require. For more information about whether your components support specific USB-C features, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers.
Compliance and Safety
- If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
- If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
- Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
- Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
- Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.