Quick tech specs
  • 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
  • Backward compatible w/ previous USB generations
  • Plug/play w/ no drivers or external power supply needed
  • Tripp Lite is now a part of Eaton
  • Supports USB 31 Gen 1 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
  • Compatible w/ all USB-enabled operating systems
  • Fits easily into pocket/ backpack/ briefcase or laptop bag
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If your tablet, laptop, Ultrabook, Chromebook or computer doesn't have a built-in memory card reader, but does have a USB Type-C 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.

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Tripp Lite USB 3.1 Gen 1 Multi Drive Flash Memory Media Reader/Writer 5Gbps is rated 5.00 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love It ! Twice as fast as USB3. My mobo is x299 Asus that has onboard a Type C Gen2 port. So much easier and quicker ingesting 4k file in PC. Thanks so much.
Date published: 2020-05-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from sweet memory card reader Handy and very easy to use. I purchased another tool from tripple-lite so yes, I'm not surprised. Good job!
Date published: 2022-10-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best choice I could find for my MacBook Pros This card reader offers the USB-C connection that MacBook Pros only offer. It works for SD and microSD card. Its form looks nice, not bulky, and fits really well with my MacBook Pro. I'm happy with this pick.
Date published: 2021-04-24T00:00:00-04:00