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USB 3.1 Gen 1 USB-C Multi-Drive Smart-Card Flash-Memory Media Reader/Writer, Thunderbolt™ 3 Compatible

Model Number: U452-003


Transfer data between your tablet, laptop, Ultrabook, Chromebook or computer and a wide variety of memory cards via the USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port on your electronic device.
  • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 1 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
  • Backward compatible with previous USB generations
  • Compatible with all USB-enabled operating systems
  • Plug and play—no drivers or external power supply needed
  • Fits easily into pocket, backpack, briefcase or laptop bag
  • 3-year limited warranty

Overview

If your tablet, laptop, Ultrabook, Chromebook or computer doesn’t have a built-in memory card reader, but does have a USB Type-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port, the U452-003 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Multi-Drive Smart-Card Flash-Memory Media Reader/Writer can easily transfer data between your device and a wide variety of memory cards.

Photo libraries, documents, high-definition audio and video, and other large files transfer at USB 3.1 Gen 1 speeds up to 5 Gbps. Backward compatible with previous USB generations, so data can still transfer regardless of your device. The compact aluminum case with built-in 3-foot USB-C cable fits easily into your pocket, backpack, briefcase or laptop bag so you can read and write files at a moment’s notice. No drivers or external power supply needed.

Supporting the latest industry standards, the U452-003 is compatible with a wide range of SD (Secure Digital), Micro SD and CF (CompactFlash) memory cards, including:

  • SD Cards: Secure Digital (SD), Elite Pro SD, Extreme III SD, Gaming Edition SD, Platinum II SD, SD Pro, SDHC, SDXC, SD-Max, SD-Pleomax, SD-Pro C, Super SD, Turbo SD, Ultima I SD, Ultima II SD, Ultimate SD, Ultra High Speed SD, Ultra II SD, Ultra II SD Plus, Ultra SD, Ultra-X SD, DV-RS MMC, High Speed MMC / RS-MMC, MCCmobile, MMC Pro, MMCplus, MMCplus Turbo, RS-MMC

  • Micro SD Cards: MicroSD (TransFlash), microSDHC / M2

  • CF Cards: CompactFlash Type I/II, CF Elite Pro, CF PRO I, CF PRO II, CF Turbo, CF Ultima I, CF Ultima II, Extreme CF, Extreme III CF, HS CF, Ultra II CF


USB Type-C™ and USB-C™ are trademarks of USB Implementers Forum

Features

High-Speed Data Transfer
  • Ideal for transferring photos, documents, hi-def audio and video, and other files between memory card and your tablet, laptop, Ultrabook, Chromebook or computer
  • Supports the connection of one memory card at a time
  • Built-in 3 ft. USB-C cable connects to device’s USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port
  • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 1 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
  • Backward compatible with previous USB generations

Plug-and-Play Convenience
  • No drivers or external power supply necessary
  • Compact case made from lightweight aluminum
  • Fits easily into your pocket, backpack, briefcase or laptop bag
  • Compatible with all USB-enabled operating systems

Compatible with Wide Range of Memory Cards
  • SD Cards: Secure Digital (SD), Elite Pro SD, Extreme III SD, Gaming Edition SD, Platinum II SD, SD Pro, SDHC, SDXC, SD-Max, SD-Pleomax, SD-Pro C, Super SD, Turbo SD, Ultima I SD, Ultima II SD, Ultimate SD, Ultra High Speed SD, Ultra II SD, Ultra II SD Plus, Ultra SD, Ultra-X SD, DV-RS MMC, High Speed MMC / RS-MMC, MCCmobile, MMC Pro, MMCplus, MMCplus Turbo, RS-MMC
  • Micro SD Cards: MicroSD (TransFlash), microSDHC / M2
  • CF Cards: CompactFlash Type I/II, CF Elite Pro, CF PRO I, CF PRO II, CF Turbo, CF Ultima I, CF Ultima II, Extreme CF, Extreme III CF, HS CF, Ultra II CF

System Requirements

  • Tablet, laptop, Ultrabook, Chromebook or computer with USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port (USB 3.1 port required for USB 3.1 speeds)
  • Supports the connection of one memory card at a time

Package Includes

  • U452-003 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Multi-Drive Smart-Card Flash-Memory Media Reader/Writer
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332190192
INPUT
Cable Length (ft.)0.92
Bus Powered  Yes
Product Length (in.)6
Product Length (cm.)15.24
Product Length (ft.)0.5
Product Length (m.)0.15
BATTERY
Battery Charging (1.2 Port)No
PHYSICAL
Cable Jacket RatingVW-1
ColorSilver; White
Material of ConstructionAluminum
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.20 x 4.90 x 3.90
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.22
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)0.6 x 2.8 x 2.6
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.16
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range-4 to 158 F (-20 to 70 C)
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 185 F (-20 to 85 C)
Relative Humidity15% to 85% RH, Non-Condensing
BTUs  2.6 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)0.77
CONNECTIONS
Ports3
Side A - Connector 1USB C (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1SD (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 2MICRO SD (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 3CF (FEMALE)
Connector PlatingNickel
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
USB SpecificationUSB 3.0 (up to 5 Gbps); USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps)
Driver RequiredNo
TechnologyUSB 3.1 (Gen 1); USB
SD Card SpecificationSD; Micro SD
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsTested to CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Frequently Asked Questions

USB Type-C (or USB-C) is a new, smaller and very versatile connector with a reversible-plug that is capable of carrying data, video and power. USB Type-C is expected to eventually replace the USB Type-A and Type-B connectors currently in use. USB Type-C connectors are used in USB 2.0, USB 3.0 (also described as USB 3.1 Gen 1) and USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) applications.

Learn More: USB Type-C Cables and Adapters
Until recently, most USB cables have had a Type-A connector on one end and a Type-B connector on the other. A Type-A connector is typically connected to a desktop computer or laptop. Type-B connectors (standard, mini and micro versions) typically connect to a peripheral such as a printer, phone or camera. With a USB Type-C cable, both ends can be the same. Type-C can also support faster data transfer speeds and higher power output.

Learn More: USB Type-C Cables and Adapters
Combined with the new USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard (also called SuperSpeed+), USB Type-C can transfer data twice as fast as USB 3.0 (also described as USB 3.1 Gen 1), up to a maximum of 10 Gbs. It supports USB Power Delivery, a new protocol that allows significantly more power to be provided over USB, up to 100W. Not all USB Type-C cables and devices support USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB 3.1 Gen 2, or USB Power Delivery, so make sure to check the specifications of your equipment to see what it supports.

Learn More: USB Type-C Cables and Adapters
Your device must have a USB Type-C port to accept a Type-C connector. Older USB devices can connect to a Type-C compatible phone, tablet, or laptop using an adapter cable (e.g. Type-C connector on one end and a Type-A or Type-B connector on the other). Some devices with USB Type-C ports still use the older USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 (also described as USB 3.1 Gen 1) standards. If you have a device with a USB Type-C port running USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), you can still use older peripherals since USB 3.1 Gen 2 is backwards compatible with USB 3.0 (also described as USB 3.1 Gen 1), USB 2.0 and USB 1.1. Conversely, if you have a SuperSpeed+ peripheral with a Type-C connector, you can connect it to a Type A port running USB 3.0 (also described as USB 3.1 Gen 1), USB 2.0 and USB 1.1.

Learn More: USB Type-C Cables and Adapters

Additional FAQs may be available on the U452003 model support page.

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