USB 3.0 Five Slot Card Reader - CF/ SD/ MS/ xD/ microSD & M2
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    USB 3.0 Five Slot Card Reader - CF/ SD/ MS/ xD/ microSD & M2

    Read and write your flash memory cards at SuperSpeed with this USB 3.0 Five Slot Card Reader from Monoprice!

    As flash memory cards have gotten larger and faster, the USB 2.0 interface has fallen behind the times. The newer USB 3.0 SuperSpeed specification provides for speeds up to 10x faster than USB 2.0, making it a much less tedious process to copy 64GB of music to a memory card.

    This USB 3.0 card reader has slots for MicroSD/M2, SD, MS/MS Duo, CF, and xD cards, meaning that the popular Micro SD card can read/written without the use of an SD card adapter. The full list of supported cards is listed below. The reader is compatible with all versions of Windows from 2000 forward and all versions of Apple Mac OS X from 10.2 forward.

    No software or installation is required. Just plug the reader into an available USB 3.0 (or earlier) port and plug in your memory card. The reader measures about 3.3" x 2.0" x 0.6" and comes with a short USB 3.0 cable.

     

    • CF (Compact Flash) Series:
      • CF Type I: Ultra DMA CF, Normal CF, Ultra II-CF, Extreme-III CF
      • CF Type II: Microdrive, Magicstor
    • SD (Secure Digital) Series:
      • SDXC,SDHC, Normal-SD, Ultra-II SD, Extreme-SD, Mini SD (adapter required)
      • MMC (Multi Media Card): Normal-MMC, MMC-II(RS)
      • MMC 4.0: MMC Plus, MMC Mobile (RS)
    • Micro SD / Micro SDHC + M2
    • MS (Memory Stick) Series:
      • MSHG, Normal MS, MS-MG-ROM, MS-MG, MS-MG-PRO, MS-MG-Duo, MS-MG-PRO Duo, HS-MS-MG-PRO, HS-MS-MG-PRO Duo
    • xD Series:
      • Normal xD, H type xD, M type xD
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    Browse 3 questions Browse 3 questions and 5 answers
    How long is the USB cable that is provided?
    Prashant J on May 6, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: About six inches. Just reaches from the port on my monitor to the desk.
    Anybody have troubles using it with Windows 10?
    Evan T on Apr 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Nope. No trouble at all. I bought it for my Surface Pro tablet running Windows 10 Pro and it works flawlessly.
    Pins up or pins down for microSD?
    Evan T on Apr 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The copper pads or pins go down.
    4.2 / 5.0
    48 Reviews
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    Fast!
    It works for everything I've tried so far. The MicroSD/TransFlash slot is situated in such a way as to make it easy to miss the guides. I've had to remove and reinsert them several times. I learned how to insert them and don't do that any more. The cable is too short. If you have USB slots only on the back of your computer, you're out of luck.

    PROS: Fast

    Every type of card.

    TransFlash without adapter.

    CONS: Cable is too short, and can't be replaced
    February 9, 2015
    Fast reads/writes, second time's the charm
    The first one that showed up was unable to achieve speeds faster than 5 MB/s. (tested in multiple ports USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and with multiple cables)

    Replaced via Monoprice RMA. Return process was very simple, with fast turn-around.



    FIRST IMPRESSIONS ONLY: (this test is what I observed when first testing it, not over long-term use)

    My Card: SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC 64GB card, rated at 95MB/s.

    My Files: 129 raw photos at approximately 25MB each.



    Reading From Card: Approximately 80 MB/s, sustained.

    Writing to Card: Approximately 70 MB/s, sustained.



    Note: Tested with both the 12 inch cable that came with the card, and also with a 10 ft Monoprice USB cable of similar robust-feeling quality. Same results for both.

    Not tested: Anything else.



    Conclusion: I'm very happy with the observed speeds copying to/from this card! That's what I bought it for!

    PROS: Fast Reads & Writes over USB 3.0

    CONS: First unit was unable to read over 5MB/s. Returned for RMA.

    Cable plugged in to device pops out very easily - not a robust connection.
    October 15, 2015
    4/5
    Under USB 3.0 connection in Windows 7, I have observed 72Mb/s reading speed on my SD card that rated 80Mb/s.

    Wish the package comes with a 3ft USB cable though.

    PROS: Fast reading speed

    CONS: Flimsy plastic enclosure. USB cable too short.
    January 6, 2015
    Compact Flash Slot not the best
    The CF card slot is not deep enough to get positive alignment when sliding the card into the reader. Subsequently pins get bent and the reader is worthless. DIdn't try other card formats. Requested RMA.

    PROS: Price

    CONS: Probably the price as well...
    December 7, 2014
    CF cards won't insert into this properly
    The slot that accepts Compact Flash cards is so tight that I can't get any of my cards to fit into.
    I also use SD cards and they fit but I need both slots to work.

    PROS: Low cost

    CONS: Compact flash cards don't fit.
    June 21, 2016
    Worthless for CF
    Does NOT read CF cards correctly results in the following: http://imgur.com/sAs5rng



    PROS: Micro SD slot is convenient, no adapter needed

    CONS: Does NOT read CF cards correctly

    Cable is 6" long.

    March 3, 2015
    Response from Monoprice
    Hello,

    Thank you for your review and truly sorry to hear about the issues in using the CF card with PID 9977. For troubleshooting purposes, have you tried switching out the USB cable and connecting to a different USB port? Does the issue still occur when connecting to a different computer? How about using a different CF card? Another thing to keep in mind is to be sure to transfer fully so that the photo doesn't become fragmented. Please let me know if the above steps yields any results. Hope this helps!

    Gisselle B.
    Tech Support
    November 18, 2016
    Monoprice Administrator M
    CF Card will not fit into the slot anymore
    The card reader worked fine but the CF card slot was a really tight fit and you had to gently work the card into the slot.
    After about a month the CF cards would not longer fit into the slot.
    I stopped using the reader for fear of damaging a card

    PROS: Good download speed

    CONS: It is difficult to put a CF card into the reader. The slot is too tight and you run the risk of damaging your card is you try to force the card into the reader.

    July 21, 2016
    works fine
    As expected nothing wrong with it
    May 4, 2016
    5/5
    Extremely fast transfers! Feel like I used to be living in the stone age.



    The cable that comes with the reader is too short if you're not using it right by the USB port. Unfortunately, Monoprice does not seem to carry a USB 3.0 micro cable to replace it with.

    PROS: Great transfer speed

    CONS: The provided cable is very, very short.
    May 4, 2014
    5/5
    5/5

    PROS: Works as advertised!

    CONS: None
    April 11, 2015

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