Product ID: FCREADU3C
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.
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.
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.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Drive Connectors||microSD|
|1 - Host Connectors||USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 (5Gbps)|
|1 - Drive Connectors||SD / MMC|
|CompactFlash (50 pin) Slot|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||-20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 75°C (-4°F to 167°F)|
|Humidity||5% ~ 90% RH|
|Bus Type||USB 3.0|
|Chipset ID||Realtek - RTS5309|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||1.2 in [31.0 mm]|
|Package Length||4.1 in [10.4 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||3.7 oz [104.0 g]|
|Package Width||5.1 in [12.9 cm]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||5 Gbps|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|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)|
|Physical Characteristics||Weight of Product||2.4 oz [67.0 g]|
|Color||Silver & Black|
|Material||Aluminum and Plastic|
|Cable Length||7.9 in [20 cm]|
|Product Length||2.7 in [68.0 mm]|
|Product Width||2.5 in [64.0 mm]|
|Product Height||0.6 in [14.0 mm]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||OS independent; No software or drivers required|
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||Available USB port|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||multi-card reader and writer|
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
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
USB-C is a type of USB connector that is capable of supporting the following:
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.