USB 3.0 CF-Reader

How should a CompactFlash card reader practical for usage on the go (ex. Outdoor photography) look like? What should its`main features be? Confronted with these questions, the Scythe design & development team`s answer is here: The Scythe CF Card Reader 3.0 - smallest possible size, no cables, tough & durable, but without sacrifices in terms of technical performance. Functionality and design are along the lines of the popular USB stick.The CF card reader supports hotplug, is USB 3.0 compatible, and sports a high-speed transmission rate of over 100 Mb/s. The card reader`s design makes it  far more handy than other common devices available on the market, having the same convenient characteristics of USB sticks. To blend in with most cameras and equipment, the card reader`s colour ist kept in a subtle black.

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Model Name:
USB 3.0 CF Reader

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Dimensions CF-Reader:
75 x 24 x 10 mm / 2.95 x 0.94 x 0.39 in 

Silicon case:

77 x 26 x 12 mm / 3.03 x 1.02 x 0.47 in

Compatible cards:
CompactFlash Type-1, UDMA

Compatible OS:
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
Mac OS 10.6~ (Device check/driver update neccessary in some cases)

USB 2.0 / 3.0

CF-Reader : 15 g / 0.52 oz
Silicon case : 9 g / 0.31 oz

Presentation USB 3.0 CF-Reader


Handy size, ease of use
The handy dimensions of the Scythe CF-reader allow plenty application possibilites. Besides the common usage at home with the PC, the reader's strength is its' mobility when applied on the go: Compact design and the absence of any kind of cables make this device the ideal companion for outdoor photographers. The fitted loop allows easy affixing to camera bags
or keychains.


Silicon case protection
To protect the CF card reader from impact, dirt and dust, it is securely placed inside a soft silicon case allowing easy removal.


High data transfer rate
The Scythe CF-reader offers the user excellent technical facts: It is USB 3.0 compatible, sports data transfer rates of over 100 Mb/s, supports all CF formats, is hot plugable and can be enjoyed by both Windows and Macintosh users.




Reviews for the USB 3.0 CF Card Reader

19-01-2013 Xtreme Hardware (Italy)