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Transcend Compact Card Reader P5 (Black)

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Product Highlights
  • USB 2.0 Interface
  • For Full-Size and microSD/SDHC/SDXC
  • LED Indicates Insertion, Data Transfer

The black Compact Card Reader P5 from Transcend is equipped with a USB 2.0 interface for fast, easy transfer of data from your memory card to your computer. It's compatible with SD/SDHC/SDXC cards and microSD/SDHC/SDXC cards, including UHS-I. The device has LED lights that indicate a card is inserted and that a data transfer is taking place. The unit has a removable protective cap that guards the USB connection.

Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC, microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC, including UHS-I
Computer Interface USB 2.0
System & Software Requirements Desktop or notebook computer with an available USB port
Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8
Mac OS X v10.x or later
Linux Kernel 2.6.3 or later
Power Output 5.0 V
Operating Temperature 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)
Certifications CE, FCC, BSMI
Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.2 x 0.9 x 3.5" (5.6 x 2.4 x 8.9 cm)
Weight 0.63 oz (18 g)
Transcend Compact Card Reader P5 (Black)
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    TranscendCompact Card Reader P5 (White)
     
    4.8

    (based on 36 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (28)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (31)
    • Portable (20)
    • Reliable (17)
    • Easy to set up (13)
    • Fast (12)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • File transfer (18)
      • Back-up (5)
      • Video (5)
      • Additional storage (3)
      • Music (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual user (14), Power user (14)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (18), Business (8)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (30)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Fits anywher a jump drive will

      Bought this reader after frustrations with my other card reader. SD cards fit in a slot along the length as opposed to in the end like so many other readers. This allows a slim...Read complete review

      Bought this reader after frustrations with my other card reader. SD cards fit in a slot along the length as opposed to in the end like so many other readers. This allows a slim profile that will fit anywhere a normal USB jump drive will. Accompanies me on all my travels.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not so good on older PC with Windows XP

      Seems well made -- compact design. On my older Windows XP/USB 1.0 PC it takes multiple plug/unplug, uninstall/install cycles to get it to recognize that memory media is present. It...Read complete review

      Seems well made -- compact design. On my older Windows XP/USB 1.0 PC it takes multiple plug/unplug, uninstall/install cycles to get it to recognize that memory media is present. It does work eventually but I have a cheaper reader that works every time so I'll be using that one instead until I get a new PC, (most likely sooner than later)

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      5.0

      Compact, easy to use, and works

      By Been with B&H for years

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Semi-Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (White):

          Compact, easy to use, fast downloads, reasonably priced, what more could you want.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Compact Card Reader P5 (Black) by Transc

          By tjp

          from nj

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

              does its job

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Nice Card Reader

              By Joe S

              from Rockville Centre NY

              About Me Power user

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use
              • Fast
              • Portable
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                  I have been using a built-in card reader on a Dell monitor. The CF cards worked fine. Not so with the SD cards. I read all the reviews on these card reader on the B&H site. Everyone seemed to give this one a very good rating. I agree. I bought 2. One for my wife. ........

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Perfect Card Reader

                  By August

                  from Reading, PA

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast
                  • High Capacity
                  • Portable
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Additional Storage
                    • File Transfer

                    Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                    Nice slim design.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Fits anywher a jump drive will

                    By Traveling Photographer

                    from Delphi, IN

                    About Me Casual user

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Easy To Use
                    • High Capacity
                    • Portable
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Additional Storage
                      • Backup
                      • File Transfer
                      • Music
                      • Video

                      Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                      Bought this reader after frustrations with my other card reader. SD cards fit in a slot along the length as opposed to in the end like so many other readers. This allows a slim profile that will fit anywhere a normal USB jump drive will. Accompanies me on all my travels.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Share this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Nice

                      By luvdoxies

                      from Apex, NC

                      About Me Casual user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Portable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • File Transfer
                        • Music
                        • Video

                        Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                        Like having a compact solution for downloading files and pictures to my pc's while traveling.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Transcend compact card reader

                        By unclemikey

                        from Richmond VA

                        About Me Power user

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Portable
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Backup
                          • File Transfer
                          • Video

                          Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                          Giving it four stars because of the way the SD card loads into the reader. My other brand houses the card and encloses it so it doesn't stick out from the side. Don't guess that matters much. This is very small and easy to pack.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Solid and fast.

                          By mv123456

                          from brasil

                          About Me Casual user

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Fast

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • File Transfer

                            Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                            I use to transfer my images from my DSLR.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Not so good on older PC with Windows XP

                            By BuffaloRanch

                            from Huntington Beach, CA

                            About Me Power user

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Portable

                            Cons

                            • Difficult To Set Up

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                              Seems well made -- compact design. On my older Windows XP/USB 1.0 PC it takes multiple plug/unplug, uninstall/install cycles to get it to recognize that memory media is present. It does work eventually but I have a cheaper reader that works every time so I'll be using that one instead until I get a new PC, (most likely sooner than later)

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              Share this review

                               
                              5.0

                              Transcend Card Reader

                              By Susie

                              from Waterloo, SC

                              About Me Casual user

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Fast
                              • Portable
                              • Reliable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                  Small, easy to use. fast. Used to transfer sd card pictures to computer. Excellent, fast delivery.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • Yes

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Works Great

                                  By ubuibme420

                                  from Santa Cruz

                                  About Me Power user

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Fast
                                  • High Capacity
                                  • Portable
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • File Transfer
                                    • Music
                                    • Video

                                    Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                    Works great. Small and compact, easy to carry around. And it reads your card, what more can you ask.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal

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                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    Does Exactly What It Is Suppose To

                                    By Nibor

                                    from Dallas

                                    About Me Power user

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                          Have 2 of these, 1 of which is always in my shoulder bag. They are not glamorous but they handle SD and micro SD cards reliably and that is what they should do. Sometimes wish they had a loop for carry strap but minor thing.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Business
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          works fine

                                          By Tom

                                          from Albany

                                          About Me Casual user

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Use

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                              I bought this to use micro hdsc cards in a pc. That requires an adapter, but the adpter came with the card, so not a big deal. The form factor is nice, it has a cap, and it works fine with xp without loading any drivers.

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Personal
                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

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                                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Great product!

                                              By mjoanne

                                              from Albany, NY

                                              About Me Casual user

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Easy To Set Up
                                              • Easy To Use
                                              • Fast
                                              • High Capacity
                                              • Portable
                                              • Reliable

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • File Transfer

                                                Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                                I use this to read my memory cards with both my laptop and the school computers. This is perfect. Its exactly what I needed. Instead of copying all my images onto a flashdrive before class, I simply bring this with my memory cards. Just plug it in and your off!

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Personal
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Nice and small

                                                By Mina

                                                from USA

                                                About Me Power user

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                                      Handy for sd and micro-sd cards, works well.

                                                      • Primary use:
                                                      • Personal
                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                      • No

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                                                      5.0

                                                      Easily Pocketable Cordless

                                                      By Desert Ed

                                                      from Las Cruces, NM

                                                      About Me Casual user

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Easy To Use
                                                      • Portable
                                                      • Reliable

                                                      Cons

                                                      • Frustrating Packaging

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • File Transfer

                                                      Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                                      SD card fits into side of unit and still clears the little door covering the USB port on my desktop computer.

                                                      Handy device, once you surmount the significant challenge of extracting it from the plastic packaging.

                                                      • Primary use:
                                                      • Personal
                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                      • No

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                                                      5.0

                                                      Super Product

                                                      By Danny the Cameraboy

                                                      from Indianapolis, IN

                                                      About Me Power user

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                                      • Easy To Use
                                                      • Fast
                                                      • Great Design
                                                      • High Capacity
                                                      • Portable
                                                      • Reliable

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • File Transfer

                                                        Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                                        This is a great, simple, inexpensive way to get your photos from your camera to your computer. I have several of these, and wouldn't use anything else. Transcend makes great stuff, period. If you have any doubts, buy it anyway!

                                                        • Primary use:
                                                        • Personal
                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                        • No

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                                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        Works for me.

                                                        By Gramps

                                                        from Fort Smith, AR

                                                        About Me Power user

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                                        • Easy To Use
                                                        • Fast
                                                        • High Capacity
                                                        • Portable
                                                        • Reliable

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Backup
                                                          • File Transfer

                                                          Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                                          Works great and seems to be a little faster than other Card Readers. Good for up to 32GB.

                                                          • Primary use:
                                                          • Personal
                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                          • No

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                                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          4.0

                                                          Be prepared for SDXC

                                                          By kurniadion

                                                          from Los Angeles, CA

                                                          About Me Casual user

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Easy To Set Up
                                                          • Easy To Use

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • File Transfer

                                                            Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                                            It beats the competition as most won't read SDXC yet. I don't know if SDXC will be a preferred format in the future.

                                                            Great value. good quality.

                                                            • Primary use:
                                                            • Personal
                                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                                            • No

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                                                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                             
                                                            5.0

                                                            Small, works great

                                                            By Chris

                                                            from Indianapolis, IN

                                                            About Me Power user

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Easy To Use
                                                            • Portable
                                                            • Reliable

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                                Comments about Compact Card Reader P5 (Black):

                                                                I use this to read a SD-HC card from my Canon PowerShot camera. It's a great compact card reader that works.

                                                                • Primary use:
                                                                • Personal
                                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                                • No

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