Press Release

Quickly Manage CFast™ Card Files

April 26, 2017

CFast Card Readers and Writers

Lockbourne, OH - April 25, 2017 - StarTech.com has announced the release of two new card reader/writers for CFast™ 2.0 memory cards, which enable quick downloads, transfers or backups of photo or video content. The new single-slot card reader/writers are available in two versions, a USB-C version (SKU: CFASTRWU3C) and a USB-A version (SKU: CFASTRWU3) which connect through an integrated cable to a laptop, mobile device or desktop computer.

Photographers, videographers and other creative professionals rely on the fast performance of CFast memory card store their digital content. The new StarTech.com card reader/writers compliment the speed of CFast memory cards by enabling users to quickly back up and download images and videos, and seamlessly integrate into their daily workflow. The card reader/writers are highly portable, with a compact design and integrated cable host cable, which makes them ideal for travel.

Additional features and benefits of the CFast memory card readers are:

  • UASP support for enhanced performance
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 and CFast 1.0 cards
  • Can access multiple CFast 2.0 memory cards simultaneously using multiple adapter cables
  • Ability to hot-swap CFast memory cards
  • USB-powered
  • Plug-and-play functionality; no additional software or accessories required
  • Supports Windows, Mac and Linux
“These single-slot CFast 2.0 card reader/writers allow creative professionals to quickly access, browse, view, and edit photo and video content from their CFast memory cards,” said Scott Burton, Product Manager, StarTech.com. “With the fast performance of USB 3.0 (5Gbps), users can save valuable time when transferring and backing up files to their computer or mobile device.”

The new CFast memory card readers are available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.


About StarTech.com

StarTech.com is an ISO9001:2015 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and Australia, servicing a worldwide market.

Danielle Mayea

Marketing Communications Specialist

519-455-9675 - Ext. 1873

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