USB 3.0 External Flash Multi Media Memory Card Reader - SDHC MicroSD

Add a compact external memory card reader to any computer with a USB 3.0 port

Product ID: FCREADMICRO3

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  • Plug-and-Play and Hot-Swap compatible
  • Powered directly from the USB port
  • Ultra-compact and lightweight design
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€19.99 EUR excl. VAT
€23.99 EUR incl. VAT

The FCREADMICRO3 USB 3.0 Multi-media Card Reader offers quick access to the most popular flash card formats, from any computer with a USB port (optimal performance with 3.0, backward compatible with USB 2.0).

Suitable for quickly accessing memory cards of virtually any portable media device (e.g. digital cameras, MP3 players, etc.), this versatile media card reader supports the most popular card types, including:

  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Multi-Media Card (MMC)
  • Mini-SD, Micro-SD/SDHC (T-flash)
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • RS-MMC
  • Mobile-MMC and MMC-micro
  • Memory Stick (MS)
  • Memory Stick PRO (MS-PRO)
  • MS Duo
  • MS-PRO Duo
  • Memory Stick XC
  • Micro-MS (M2)
  • MSPRO-HG Duo 8-bit mode.

An ideal Laptop or Desktop accessory, this pocket-sized memory card reader is lightweight, portable, and backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty with free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Mobile users/travelers who need a compact and lightweight card reader small enough to fit in a pocket
  • Photographers who need to regularly transfer files from their camera memory card to a computer
  • Transferring files to and from a variety of portable devices, each using a different memory card format

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Guaranteed reliability, with a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support
  • Able to read all of the popular memory card formats, from a single reader, via USB connection

Partner Numbers

  • Tech Data - France 4428920
  • Ingram Micro France V932775
  • UPC 065030851435

Compatibility

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

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) Connector Type(s) 1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
External Ports 1 - Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro Slot
1 - SD / MMC Slot
1 - MicroSD
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity < 80% R.H.
Hardware Interface USB 3.0
Bus Type USB 3.0
Chipset ID Realtek - RTS5307
Packaging Information Package Height 32 mm [1.3 in]
Package Length 17.5 cm [6.9 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.2 lb]
Package Width 14.2 cm [5.6 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbit/s
Memory Media Type Memory Stick
MS Micro (Memory Stick Micro)
Multi Media Card
RS-MMC (Reduced Size Multimedia Card)
SD/MMC (Secure Digital/Multimedia Card)
SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity)
SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity)
HS-MMC, HC-MMC (High Speed/High Capacity Multimedia Card)
M2 (Memory Stick Micro)
microSDHC (Micro Secure Digital High Capacity)
MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo
MSXC (Memory Stick eXtended Capacity)
Physical Characteristics Weight of Product 15 g [0.5 oz]
Color Black
Material Plastic
Product Length 7.2 cm [2.8 in]
Product Width 23 mm [0.9 in]
Product Height 1.5 cm [0.6 in]
Power Power Source USB-Powered
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
What's in the Box Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 Multi Media Memory Card Reader Adapter
1 - Instruction Manual

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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.

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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.
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