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Sonnet Qio E3 High-Speed SxS Card Reader

Sonnet Qio E3 High-Speed SxS Card Reader


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Product Highlights

  • Accepts SxS, SxS Pro, SxS-1 Cards
  • Max. Read Speed: 300MB/s
  • PCI Express 2.0 Bus Interface
  • Thunderbolt Interface Adapter and Cable
  • 2 eSATA Interfaces
  • Kensington Security Lock Slot
  • Aluminum Construction
  • Mac and Windows Compatible
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The Qio E3 High-Speed SxS Card Reader with Thunderbolt Interface Adapter from Sonnet is configured with three ExpressCard/34 slots offering native support for Sony SxS, SxS Pro, SxS-1, and other memory cards with PCIe ExpressCard/34 interfaces. It also features a fast PCIe 2.0 interface and is capable of maximum aggregate read speeds of 300MB/s. Additionally, the card reader has two 6Gb/s eSATA ports and comes with a Thunderbolt interface adapter and cable for connection and fast data transfer to a computer.

Included is a universal AC power supply with wall plugs for use in the US, Japan, Europe, UK and Australia. Alternatively, an optional XLR 4-pin adapter cable can route battery power to the Qio E3. The card reader is constructed from aluminum and has a slot for Kensington and similar anti-theft locks. The Qio is compatible with both Mac and Windows computers, and is hot-pluggable when used in a MacBook Pro. It also has Flash-ROM that is upgradeable to the latest firmware version.

UPC: 732311009907
Compatible Memory Cards SxS, SxS Pro, SxS-1
Memory Card Slot 3x ExpressCard/34
Interface Enclosure:
External PCIe 2.0 x1 18-pin
2x eSATA 6.0 GB/s

Thunderbolt adapter:
1x Thunderbolt
1x PCIe x4 (SFF-8088)
Other Connectors 2x 12 V power
Data Transfer Rate Maximum read speed: 300 MB/s (aggregate for 3 cards)
Drives Supported 2x Serial ATA
Each can be hardware RAID
Power Input 12-20 VDC, 1.25 A
Power Output 12 VDC, 0.5 A to support Sonnet Fusion F2QR 2-drive SATA hardware RAID
System & Software Requirements Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later, Thunderbolt port
Windows 8, 7, Vista, Server 2008 R2 or Server 2008
Construction Aluminum
Compliance RoHS
Dimensions 5.9 x 6.2 x 1.0" (15 x 15.8 x 2.5 cm)
Weight Not specified by manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight 3.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.2 x 7.8 x 5.1"
Sonnet Qio E3 High-Speed SxS Card Reader
  • Qio Thunderbolt Interface Kit for Qio Professional Media Readers
  • External PCIe x1 Cable - 3.28' / 1.0 m
  • 12V Power Supply Cable - 10' / 3.0 m
  • Carrying Case
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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