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OTG USB Memory Card Reader Dongle for Mobile Devices - Supports SD & Micro SD Cards

Enjoy fast, easy access to memory cards (SD, Micro SD and compact flash cards) using your OTG-enabled smartphone or tablet

Product ID: FCREADUOTGDB

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  • Access data stored on SD or MicroSD cards or a USB storage device, using your Micro USB OTG (On-the-Go) capable tablet or smartphone
  • Compact and portable card reader connects directly to your tablet or smartphone
  • Supports SD (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC) and MicroSD (MicroSD, MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC)

Now you can quickly access photos, video and data from a MicroSD™ card, SD™ card or USB-attached storage device using your Micro USB On-The-Go (OTG) enabled tablet or smartphone. This compact, dongle-style memory card reader is compatible with any OTG-enabled mobile device such as the Samsung Galaxy™, Sony Xperia™, HTC® mobile devices and other Micro USB-equipped tablets and smartphones. 

Make your smartphone or tablet do more than ever

The dongle style memory card reader provides flexible use with a tablet or smartphone

This versatile memory card reader gives you quick access to data on SD or MicroSD cards or USB attached storage devices, expanding the capabilities of your smartphone or tablet. The card reader offers flexible use, letting you connect easily to your tablet or smartphone, no matter where the Micro USB connector is located on the device.

The OTG card reader makes it easier to share high-quality images and video. You can shoot video or photos with your high-end digital camera; connect the memory card in your smartphone and instantly view and upload your images to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Designed for easy portability

This lightweight, pocket-sized memory card reader is the ideal accessory for your smartphone, tablet or laptop. It simply tucks it into a pocket in your laptop or camera bag for easy, portable use.

Connect USB devices through the USB 2.0 port

This memory card reader connects to tablet or smartphone to provide fast access to data on SD or Micro SD or USB attached storage devices

The memory card reader features a fully functional USB 2.0 port that lets you connect USB devices such as a USB flash drive, mouse or keyboard to your OTG-enabled mobile device. The adapter dongle also features a USB DC power connection which enables the adapter and connected smartphone or tablet to access data on a USB attached storage device, such as a USB 2.5" HDD enclosure, to add data storage.

The FCREADUOTGDB is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Review photos on your tablet or smartphone by connecting the SD card from your camera
  • Share content from any SD card online using your tablet or smartphone
  • Connect a USB device such as a keyboard or flash drive to your smartphone or tablet
  • Add data storage by connecting the adapter and smartphone or tablet to a USB attached storage device such as a USB 2.5" HDD enclosure
  • Access stored media on an external enclosure such as videos or movies

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030862264

Compatibility

  • OS Independent logo
OS independent; No software or drivers required

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) USB Micro-B (5 pin)
USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0
1 - External Ports SD / MMC Slot
MicroSD
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity 5% ~ 80% RH
Hardware Interface USB 2.0
Bus Type USB 2.0
Chipset ID Genesys Logic - GL823U
Indicators 1 - LED Indicators Power
Link / Activity
Packaging Information Package Height 32 mm [1.3 in]
Package Length 14.5 cm [5.7 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 96 g [3.4 oz]
Package Width 17.5 cm [6.9 in]
Performance Memory Media Type Secure Digital Card
SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity)
SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity)
microSD
microSDHC (Micro Secure Digital High Capacity)
microSDXC (Micro Secure Digital eXtended Capacity)
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 480 Mbps
Type and Rate USB 2.0 - 480 Mbit/s
UASP Support No
Max Drive Capacity Tested with MSD cards up to 64GB
Physical Characteristics Weight of Product 19 g [0.7 oz]
Color Black
Material Plastic
Product Length 19.5 cm [7.7 in]
Product Width 56 mm [2.2 in]
Product Height 13 mm [0.5 in]
Power Power Source USB-Powered
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package memory card reader dongle - Micro USB OTG
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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

If the USB device does not work after your computer has been in extended hibernation, it is likely that Windows has automatically turned off the USB Root hub to save power. 

The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening.
 

Windows 10 / 8

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows key + X and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows XP

  1. On your desktop, right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers by clicking the arrow to the left of it.
  4. Right-click the first USB Root Hub device and select Properties.
  5. Click the Power Management tab.
  6. Clear the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  7. Click OK to apply the setting.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any remaining devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section with “Root Hub” in the name.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

How To

To confirm that Windows detects your USB device, complete the following:

  1. Press the Windows key+R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter.
  2. In Device Manager, under the appropriate heading, confirm that your expansion card is listed and that there isn't an exclamation mark next to it.  For example, a USB controller card would be under Universal Serial Bus controllers.

Your USB device is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your USB device, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.

To confirm that the Mac OS detects your USB device, complete the following:

  1. Click the Apple icon.
  2. Click About This Mac.
  3. Click More Info or System Report.
  4. Under the appropriate heading, confirm that your USB device is listed and that there isn't an error. For example, a network card would be under Ethernet Cards.

You may need to refresh the System Information page after you plug in your device.  To do so, press Command R with the System Information page open.

Your USB device is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your USB device, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.

Compliance and safety

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  • RoHS
    • Language: English

Safety Measures

  • 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.

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