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USB 3.0 Card Reader/Writer for CFast 2.0 Cards - USB-C

Quickly access or back up photos and video from your CFast 2.0 memory cards to your USB-C enabled tablet, laptop, or computer

Product ID: CFASTRWU3C

  • Quickly download and back up photos and video from your CFast 2.0 cards to your USB-C enabled device, with data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps over USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
  • Easy portability with compact, light-weight design and integrated cable
  • Card reader/writer supports CFast 2.0 and 1.0 memory cards
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  • Hot-swap and plug-and-play
  • No additional software or accessories required
  • Access multiple CFast 2.0 memory cards simultaneously through the use of multiple adapter cables
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0, 1.x
$1,532.35 MXN inc VAT
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Overview

Quickly download, view and back up photos and videos from your CFast™ memory cards to your USB-C™ enabled device, with this CFast card reader/writer. Offload or back up files wherever you go, out in the field or back at the studio.

High-performance access to files

Take advantage of the fast performance of USB 3.0 (5Gbps) when you download high-resolution photos and full HD videos from your DSLR camera or camcorder to your USB-Type C™ enabled laptop, tablet or desktop computer. Save valuable time daily and achieve greater workflow efficiency when accessing, transferring, and backing up files to a computer.  

Compact design for easy portability

Use the card reader/writer wherever you go, to access your photos and videos quickly. Featuring a compact, lightweight design, and integrated USB-C cable, the card reader is conveniently small for portable use, or for use with a computer in a fixed location. It tucks easily into a carrying case to take from studio to field. It’s also USB powered, so there is no external power required.

The card reader/writer features durable, solid construction to withstand the rigors of travel. The built-in cable means one less thing to remember to carry along.

Easy access to CFast storage

Ideal for photographers and videographers, the card reader/writer is designed for ease of use, with plug-and-play functionality for CFast 2.0 memory cards to save time daily and work more efficiently. To enhance your productivity, access many CFast 2.0 or 1.0 cards simultaneously through the use of multiple adapter cables.

Setting up is easy. The CFast card reader/writer requires no additional drivers or software and is compatible with most operating systems including Windows®, macOS and Linux®.

The CFASTRWU3C is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

Download and back up high-resolution photos and full HD videos from your DSLR or video camera to your USB-C enabled laptop, tablet or desktop computer

Ideal for creative professionals, including photographers and videographers, to offload or backup files wherever you go

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.0
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1153E
Compatible Drive Types CFast 2.0, 1.0
Interface USB 3.0
Number of Drives 1
Performance
4Kn Support Yes
Hot Swap Capability Yes
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps
Memory Media Type CFast 2.0 / 1.0
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
CFast 2.0 (6 Gbps)
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Drive Connectors 1 - CFast Data & Power Combo (7+17 pin)
Host Connectors 1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Power & Activity (Solid for Link; Flashing for Activity)
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity 40%-50%RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 55°C (14°F to 131°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Silver
Enclosure Type Aluminum
Product Height 0.6 in [15 mm]
Product Length 9.6 in [245 mm]
Product Weight 1.3 oz [38 g]
Product Width 2.3 in [58 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 1.8 oz [52 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 card reader/writer
1 - quick-start guide
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.