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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

  • High Speed USB 3.0 host interface with support for transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
  • Support for Secure Digital (SD), MultiMedia 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), and MSPRO-HG Duo 8-bit mode
  • Ultra-compact and lightweight design
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  • Powered directly from the USB port
  • Plug-and-Play and Hot-Swap compatible
19,99 € EUR
VAT not included in the price
238+ In stock
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Overview

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.

The StarTech.com Advantage

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

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.0
Chipset ID Realtek - RTS5307
Interface USB 3.0
Performance
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbit/s
Memory Media Type HS-MMC, HC-MMC (High Speed/High Capacity Multimedia Card)
M2 (Memory Stick Micro)
Memory Stick
microSDHC (Micro Secure Digital High Capacity)
MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo
MS Micro (Memory Stick Micro)
MSXC (Memory Stick eXtended Capacity)
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)
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Male
External Ports 1 - Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro Slot Female
1 - MicroSD Female
1 - SD / MMC Slot Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity < 80% R.H.
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 15 mm [0.6 in]
Product Length 72 mm [2.8 in]
Product Weight 15 g [0.5 oz]
Product Width 23 mm [0.9 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 82 g [2.9 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 Multi Media Memory Card Reader Adapter
1 - Instruction Manual
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.