The Qio CF4 High-Speed CompactFlash Card Reader from Sonnet is configured with four CompactFlash memory card slots and a fast PCIe 2.0 interface. It can read data from four cards simultaneously at maximum aggregate speeds of 400MB/s. The card reader also has two 6Gb/s eSATA ports. It comes with a Thunderbolt interface adapter and cable for connection and 5Gb/s data transfer to a computer. The supplied external PCIe x4 to x1 interface cable connects the CF4 card reader to the adapter, and the Thunderbolt cable connects the adapter to your 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 CF4. The card reader also supports the connection of an optional Sonnet Fusion F2QR 2-drive SATA hardware RAID storage system. The Qio CF4 is constructed from aluminum and has a slot for Kensington and similar anti-theft locks. It is compatible with both Mac computers and includes flash-ROM that is upgradeable to the latest firmware version. The card reader is hot-pluggable when used with a MacBook Pro, or when used with any computer in conjunction with optional Sonnet Echo Thunderbolt Expansion products.