The only downside if you could call it that is that it sticks out on the side and could get bumped but so can other cabled devices. What an enormous pain that neither Apple or Lexar can address these issues. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. I have the USB 2. For drivers to be installed, the device must be plugged in with a CF card inserted. And easy to use. You are warned that you have to download and install the driver before using the card, but it’s not clear that the ExpressCard reader needs to be mounted in its slot before the driver can be installed successfully.
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From then on, a CF card needs to be in place when the ExpressCard is inserted. Jose September 27, at 4: Update Unrecognized Zip Code.
Martin November 1, at 2: That’s 10X faster folks.
And easy to use. Jay Taylor Exprescard 13, at You’d think, therefore, that we’d see even faster transfer rates than with our previous tests using FireWire I would give it 5 stars if the initial installation were explained clearer.
Be the first to review this item. In other words ExpressCards can be up to 5. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Richard Mann November 18, at 4: Not only reaxer quick transfer of all photos in Aperture, i also use it to transcode in log and transfer Final Cut Pro via the plugin video shot on my 5D.
Frank Nuernberger October 13, at On paper ExpressCard readers are fast but in practice other factors can limit performance Price: Basically, can read and write data to larger and faster spinning hard disk much faster than slower spinning and smaller drives.
Accessories – Lexar Professional ExpressCard CF card reader – Digital Photography Now
Hope that is helpful for Mac users out there. Read on for a possible solution. Sascha August 12, at We did defragment the hard drive and ensure there was a decent amount of hard disk space free, though.
This convenient and portable reader works with any Mac or PC laptop with a 54mm or 34mm ExpressCard slot, making it an excellent choice for photographers on the go. There are faster and there are slower laptops, so we feel this represents a reasonably average specification. It has an extra-deep card slot, providing added card protection.
Only Con is that when I want to pull out the CF card, sometimes it pulls out the reader as well. We also generally saw faster speeds for writing to the cards than for reading, which also suggests that when draw data off the cards a bottleneck occurs when the data is being written to the hard disk. Thank you very much!!! This article does get slightly technical You are warned that you have to download and install the driver before using the card, but it’s not clear that the ExpressCard expresscadd needs to be mounted in its slot before the driver can be installed successfully.
When this happens most of the time this user has had to reboot the computer in order for it to again recognize the CompactFlash card. It really works compsctflash my MBP 15 Retina!
Lexar actually recommended to return the unit. My hunch is that a very high specification laptop will get more out of the Lexar Pro ExpressCard reader than one like we tested it on.
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It is now a permanent tool in my laptop travel bag. No other cables are needed and it connects directly to your computers PCIe Bus interface. Rated 3 out of 5 by Adam B.