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LexarProfessional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards
 
4.8

(based on 51 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (28)
  • Lightweight (22)
  • Durable (21)
  • Reliable (21)
  • Fast (3)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (23)
  • Home (20)
  • Travel (19)
  • Studio (14)
  • Landscape photography (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (11), Professional (11), Semi-professional (7), Casual user (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Bulky but rugged, works alone or in Hub

This Lexar reader works on its own as a USB 3.0 connected SD/SDHC/SDXC card reader, or in the Lexar 4-bay hubs (Professional Workflow HR1 (USB 3.0), HR2 (Thunderbolt)....Read complete review

This Lexar reader works on its own as a USB 3.0 connected SD/SDHC/SDXC card reader, or in the Lexar 4-bay hubs (Professional Workflow HR1 (USB 3.0), HR2 (Thunderbolt). I use it with the hub when I need to use a co-worker's video camera or my Nikon 1 series cameras alongside my Nikon D4, which means I fill up the other slots in the hub with XQD/CF readers.

This delivers speed for the rarer UHS-I cards that provide the fastest SD performance. There is a newer UHS-II spec and one or two cards on the market that are other-worldly fast, but this unit lacks the spec. I was somewhat surprised Lexar didn't add it, but the current price it is very reasonable unless you need that UHS-II spec. Lexar probably will ship a UHS-II spec version when the cards become more prevalent.

I think these individual units are overly large for their purpose, which exacerbates things in the even larger hubs, but they are at least rugged and solidly built. They have a too-bright operation light that you may find distracting - I'm considering some semi-transparent tape to reduce the intensity while still allowing it to be visible.

I also wish these units had both Thunderbolt and USB connections (they only offer USB 3.0) - they can be used in the Thunderbolt Hub that will ship soon however.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Neat Idea

An in between, not really the best for travel and wouldn't likely use in my office. It's a nice concept but have really enjoyed the card readers that are a bit smaller.

An in between, not really the best for travel and wouldn't likely use in my office. It's a nice concept but have really enjoyed the card readers that are a bit smaller.

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5.0

great card reader

By jim

from north bergen,nj

About Me Technically Challenged

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Multimedia

    Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

    card reader works with usb2 and usb3.
    just plug in and go

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    5.0

    workflow sr1 card reader by lear

    By sailor

    from Brooklyn NY

    About Me Casual user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use
      • Home

      Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

      i use card reader to transfer my pictures from my sd cardio computer.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Amazing!!

      By Snorklebop

      from St. Louis, MO

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

      • Glitched Once Or Twice

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Studio
      • Traveling
      • Videophoto Offloading

      Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

      I use this card reader mainly for Class 10 SDXC cards. It gets about 30mb/s or higher, which is around the advertised speed of the card. I don't have the hub, but it comes with a USB3 cable, so you can connect it without. It is very helpful to have this card reader on hand!

      The only thing I don't like is that at one point it glitched on and off, and my SD card kept disappearing, but I believe that the USB cable wasn't attached securely, so it was probably a fluke.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Fantastic card reader

      By Justin

      from Nevada, USA

      About Me Semi-Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use
        • Home
        • Studio

        Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

        I switched to this after using a USB stick style reader that would heat up very quickly. This reader is at least as fast as the old one and stays nice and cool with prolonged use. It also stays plugged in on my desk, ready to go at a moment's notice. The real winning feature, though, is Lexar's modular design. That makes these readers a good investment for long-term use in any workflow.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great addition to HR1

        By RobWENDEL

        from Fort Lauderdale, FL

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Lightweight
        • Sleek

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • With Hr1 Hub

          Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

          This is a great addition to add to the already amazing HR1 Hub. It can be used as a stand alone reader, which is nice...but for the same price you can get a multi card reader if you only want to transfer files from one card at a time. I needed more so I went with the HR1 Hub kit(which came with an SR2 SD card reader) and purchased 2 additional SR1 SD card readers. They all work great and transfer the files fast! I'll be purchasing the 512GB SSD for the remaining open slot.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Handy gadget

          By Wimr

          from Sydney, Australia

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Traveling

            Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

            This is a very handy gadget to have. I will be using it when travelling abroad so that the problem of running out of cards is eliminated. Easy to pack and carry.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent card reader

            By YURA

            from SACRAMENTO, CA

            Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

            Combine this card reader with usb 3.0 and fast SD card to get fast transfer of your files. I did not measure transfer speeds of this SR1 nor do I care to know exact numbers. All I can say it gets the job done. Packaging was great, B&H made transaction easy and simple.

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            5.0

            Fast file transfer

            By Upstate NY photographer

            from Ithaca, NY

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Fast File Transfer

              Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

              Well made product, fast transfer of rage raw files.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Perfect for Pocket workflow.

              By Timmy

              from Newman, CA

              Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

              I use this for my Blackmagic Pocket Cinema workflow. It allows me to leverage the USB 3 so it doesn't take 3 days to dump footage. And I love that it's a dedicated SD card reader.

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              4.0

              Good

              By Zack Hollander

              from San Diego, CA

              Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

              Works really well, the cord for it is a tad long for my personal taste though.

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              5.0

              Great fast card reader

              By skmerkel

              from Barto Pa

              Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

              I bought this because my Mac in computer reader was troublesome. Have to say this is the fastest card reader I have ever used. Awesome.

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              5.0

              Works great

              By Russ

              from Washington State

              Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

              This product is jus what I needed to down load my photos to my computer.

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              5.0

              Great 3.0 card reader

              By Kmion

              from Brooklyn ny

              Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

              This card reader is a fast 3.0 transfer to your computer but fast only if you have a 3.0 USB input available in your computer, cable is included, just plug it and go to work

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              5.0

              Fast Card Reader

              By Zesty J

              from Boston, MA

              About Me Casual user

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday use
                • Home

                Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

                Reads UHS-II cards very quickly for fast transfer rates. Could be a little smaller perhaps.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Love it

                By ABVP

                from New Hartford, NY

                Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

                I have the HR1 hub and loaded with 4 SR1. Must have setup when you come back with a card wallet full of cards. Nice to be able to pull this reader out with the provided cable and put in your back for portable reader too.

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                5.0

                Great desktop solution

                By Chris G.

                from Brooklyn, NY

                About Me Semi-Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use
                  • Home
                  • Landscape Photography
                  • Portraits
                  • Studio

                  Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

                  Plug and play works well for our desktop. Our desktop's built-in card reader stopped working some time ago and I bought a cheap USB reader at that time, but it was a bit inconvenient making sure the cards were seated properly.

                  I got this with the purchase of some Lexar cards, and it's great to have it on the desk right below the monitor. Plug and play works well.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Nicely designed

                  By Gil

                  from Greenville, SC

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday use

                    Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

                    Very neat and compact. Helps keep the work surface clean and organized.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    3.0

                    Neat Idea

                    By ejwittum

                    from Salisbury, NC

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Not Durable

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

                    An in between, not really the best for travel and wouldn't likely use in my office. It's a nice concept but have really enjoyed the card readers that are a bit smaller.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great little reader!

                    By Ryan

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

                    I got this card reader free with some lexar sd cards. At the time I didn't really need it, but have come to love this! It's usb3.0, unlike my old reader, so it's much much faster. Also, I love the fact that lexar has the hr2 hub that these readers work with. This allows you to either use this reader as a stand alone or in the hr2 hub with 3 other readers, which if you transfer lots of footage all at once from a variety of cards, is definitely a treat!

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                    5.0

                    Best price.

                    By areito5

                    from Bronx NY

                    Comments about Lexar Professional Workflow SR1 Card Reader for SDHC/SDXC Cards:

                    Super fast reader

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