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IOGEARSuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer
 
4.4

(based on 30 reviews)

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    (10)

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    (1)

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    (2)

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast transfer (22)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Reliable (13)
  • Excellent interface (7)
  • Durable dock (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Image transfer (19)
    • Digital photography (13)
    • Viewing images (7)
    • Image storage (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (12), Professional (7), Casual user (5), Semi-professional (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (27)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Super Fast Compact USB 3 Card Reader

    Extremely fast compact card reader. Transfer speed of 70+ MB/sec when using a SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB SDXC UHS-I memory card.

    Extremely fast compact card reader. Transfer speed of 70+ MB/sec when using a SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB SDXC UHS-I memory card.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    looks like a metal exterior, isn't

    Does exactly what it says it does, but with no style whatsoever. Connects first time, every-time, and transfers at the maximum spec of my flash cards.

    I usually carry my...Read complete review

    Does exactly what it says it does, but with no style whatsoever. Connects first time, every-time, and transfers at the maximum spec of my flash cards.

    I usually carry my little USB gadgets on a key-chain to keep them together, but this one didn't come with a lanyard hole.

    The device is also very weak and flexes easily. I get the feeling looking at it sternly will shatter it.

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    5.0

    Perfect adaption

    By zoommb

    from Wheeling, IL

    About Me Semi-Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Excellent Interface
    • Fast Transfer
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Digital Capture
      • Digital Photography
      • Image Storage
      • Image Transfer
      • Viewing Images

      Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

      Perfect for transferring pics from SD media to a computer.

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      • No

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      4.0

      small, light, easy to use and fast

      By Lexi

      from Ashland, OR

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

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        Cons

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            Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

            The only thing I don't like about this product is that you cannot delete images from the card when using the card reader...have to put the card into the PC on it's own. Would also be nice if it had a small container for travelling so the opening that receives the card is protected from dust, etc.

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            4.0

            Easy and done!

            By Jkb

            from Ithaca

            Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

            Did what it needed to do. Product shipped fast and well packed.

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            5.0

            Speedy USB

            By John

            from Chula Vista

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast Transfer
            • Handy
            • Reliable

            Cons

            • No Lanyard Option

            Best Uses

            • Digital Photography
            • Image Storage
            • Image Transfer
            • Viewing Images

            Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

            Performed as expected. Note: Plug it in first without any card in it, to properly load the USB driver. Then afterwards, with the cards in it. It is perfect for computers with only USB's and no built-in card readers.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Small, Fast Reliable

            By JChung

            from Hoboken, NJ

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast Transfer
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Image Transfer

              Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

              This little guy is the same size as a normal (non-tiny) flash drive so it's not a hassle to carry with me. It is fast as in read speeds of minimum 42MB/sec and max of 44MB/sec on my 45MB/sec SD card. That's pretty dam good results if you ask me. It also fits my green color scheme of my laptop so overall, awesome stuff. Make sure you have USB 3 if you want these speeds.

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              5.0

              Great little gadget

              By Maria

              from Lowell, MA

              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast Transfer
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Image Transfer
                • Viewing Images

                Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                Works great! My last one was old and slow. This one uploads my photos a lot quicker. Very happy with this choice.

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                5.0

                Works well.

                By Frank B.

                from San Diego, CA

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Excellent Interface
                • Fast Transfer
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Digital Photography

                  Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                  Works well with my MacBook Air for uploading photos.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Size and speed are good options

                  By Peter W

                  from Claremont, CA

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fast Transfer
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Could Point Is Wrong Dire
                  • Short Cable

                  Best Uses

                  • Digital Photography

                  Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                  There seem to be fewer and fewer smaller card readers these days, especially ones that are USB 3.0. Well, this one is and clearly does the trick. Only downside the device can be pointing in the wrong direction given there's no cord. But not an issue with most laptops.

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                  5.0

                  Works perfectly for me!

                  By BrianMphoto

                  from Boston, MA

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable Dock
                  • Fast Transfer
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Digital Capture
                    • Digital Photography
                    • Image Transfer
                    • Viewing Images

                    Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                    I got this product because the SD card that was built into my MAC suddenly stopped working. I also had difficulties transferring the images through the provided cable that plugs into my camera for whatever reason.
                    This does what it is supposed to do! It is super compact, so I can just put it in my bag or pocket whenever I need to bring it along!

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                    5.0

                    Works !!!!!

                    By Alfred

                    from Coral Gables, Fl

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable Dock
                    • Excellent Interface
                    • Fast Transfer
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Digital Photography

                      Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                      Use it on trips with my Macbook Air Like the minimal footprint and performance.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Works OK

                      By Ron in NYC

                      from NYC

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Image Transfer

                        Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                        The first one I bought some time ago and it still works......

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Works as Advertised

                        By whataguy

                        from Arkansas

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Fast Transfer

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Digital Photography
                          • Image Transfer

                          Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                          Use mainly for transferring photos from cameras for processing.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Why didn't they think of this before !!

                          By doc

                          from ct

                          About Me Semi-Professional

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Image Transfer
                              • Viewing Images

                              Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                              Awesome little thingie. Plugs into a usb3 port. Eliminates the need for a dedicated card reader and frees up a drive bay for me. Can't beat it for the price

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                              5.0

                              Card reader/writer

                              By Cookie

                              from Atascadero

                              About Me Casual user

                              Verified Buyer

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                                    Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                                    Awesome, very happy, very sturdy, compact, love it

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                                    • No

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                                    2.0

                                    Disappointed Not equal with all brands

                                    By Barbcity

                                    from Albany, CA

                                    About Me Semi-Professional

                                    Pros

                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                                        This card reader worked 100% of the time with my 32GB SD Lexar card but worked intermittently with the 32GD SD Delkin card. Now it won't work at all with the delkin card but will with the Lexar card. The delkin card works in the imac card reading slot 100% of the time, so why not the card reader on my other computer? I am disappointed.

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                                        4.0

                                        Works as it should

                                        By marpo

                                        from Louisville, KY

                                        About Me Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Fast Transfer
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Image Transfer

                                          Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                                          Yeah, I guess it's made a bit cheaply, but just don't squeeze it hard or drop it on concrete. It works for me on Win 7 Pro just fine. I'd rather have something like this that was cheap to buy, rather than a well made, expensive one. This gets the job done - 'nough said.

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                                          4.0

                                          Solid, Fast and Reliable

                                          By Mean Bhasin

                                          from New York, NY

                                          About Me Casual user

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Fast Transfer
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                          • Short Cable

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Digital Photography
                                          • Image Storage
                                          • Image Transfer

                                          Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                                          Awesome item, its very fast and reliable.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Super fast

                                          By Tomribeye

                                          from Annapolis, MD

                                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Price

                                          Cons

                                          • None

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Image Storage
                                          • Image Transfer

                                          Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                                          Uploaded 1158 raw files in less then 9 minutes. About 29 gigs

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                                          • No

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                                          4.0

                                          Small but mighty!

                                          By tamerab

                                          from Franklin, TN

                                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Image Transfer

                                            Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                                            Great size and easy to use.

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                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Great reader

                                            By Allen

                                            from Far from you

                                            About Me Casual user

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Excellent Interface
                                            • Fast Transfer
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Image Transfer

                                              Comments about IOGEAR SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SD/microSD Card Reader/Writer:

                                              Perfect for everyone of my cards. Bought it for my Samsung camera (micro XD), also use it for my phone (micro SD) and all the older cameras I have stashed away that have no battery charge.

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