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Faster card reader -- USB 3 rocks

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Kirby Krieger Level 6 Level 6 (11,550 points)
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Sep 27, 2012 11:07 AM

Just a heads-up for those interested.  I got a USB 3 card reader yesterday (SanDisk ImageMate All-in-one, from B&H).  It seems to be much faster than my old Lexar FireWire card reader.  USB 3 has almost completely superceded FireWire in my practice.

 

The SanDisk reader is petite -- 1 x 4 x 12 cm.  That's without the USB 3 cable, which is long enough for desk use but gargantuan for portability.  I'll look for a smaller cable.

 

I selected the ImageMate because I needed a reader that accepts Memory Stick, SDHC, and Compact Flash.  It also accepts Micro cards.

MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion, 16 GB RAM; 500 GB SSD; NEC; Munki

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