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Sony MRW-G2 CFexpress Type A/SD Memory Card Reader

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Sony MRW-G2 CFexpress Type A/SD Memory Card Reader
Key Features
  • For CFexpress Type A & SD Cards
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 Interface
  • Data Transfer Rate: Up to 10 Gb/s
  • Includes USB Type-C and Type-A Cables
Facilitating fast file transfers up to 10 Gb/s, the Sony MRW-G2 is a memory card reader designed specifically for CFexpress Type A memory cards, as well as SD/SDHC/SDXC card types. This reader takes advantage of the card types' fast transfer speeds and allows you to move data over USB 3.1 Gen 2 for post-production editing and file storage. Both USB Type-C to Type-C and USB Type-C to Type-A cables are included, too, for wide compatibility.
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Sony MRW-G2 Overview

Facilitating fast file transfers up to 10 Gb/s, the Sony MRW-G2 is a memory card reader designed specifically for CFexpress Type A memory cards, as well as SD/SDHC/SDXC card types. This reader takes advantage of the card types' fast transfer speeds and allows you to move data over USB 3.1 Gen 2 for post-production editing and file storage. Both USB Type-C to Type-C and USB Type-C to Type-A cables are included, too, for wide compatibility.

UPC: 027242920941

Sony MRW-G2 Specs

Performance
Media Card Reader1 x CFexpress Type A / SD
System ConnectionUSB Type-C Male [USB 3.1 / 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s)]
Power SourceThunderbolt/USB Bus Power
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.415 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.5 x 3.9 x 1.7"

Sony MRW-G2 Reviews

Fast but costly

By Hubert
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2023-03-06

It is fast and works well but it is costly. If speed is what you looking for in a reader then this is what you want. Just remember speed is costly. Wish Sony would bring the cost down 30% and it would be a 5 start must have reader.

Sony MRW-G2 CFexpress Type A/SD

By Minh
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-29

A bit expensive for card reader but I like the form factor, the usb-c interface and it is fast at reading the memory card.

A good card reader from Sony

By Tamerlan
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-23

The package arrived quickly enough, but there was no warranty card in the box because of this I was very upset.

Unexpectedly warm

By Thomas
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-18

Works as expected but for some reason it gets quite warm just being attached to computer full time. This makes me concerned about longevity.

Disappointing

By John
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-03

Does what it's supposed to... most of the time. For the price it should be all the time. When it reads a CF card it usually hauls beautifully, but one out of four or five times, no matter the card or computer, it drops down to USB3 speeds, which sure means a long copy time for a slew of 120meg RAW files. No predicting when the slow down will happen or what card or what computer. I'll keep it since I need the CF card reading ability, but a customer might want to check out other brands before purchasing.

Good card reader

By Danielle
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-11

Little heavy but feels really well made, chuck in your camera bag and no need to worry about it getting trashed. Works as it should

Fantastic product.

By Terrence
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-02-20

I get the feeling of trust and the satisfaction of photo results while and after using these cards.

Slim Design!!

By Keith
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-29

Bought this along with the CF Express card. Works great!!

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Will this work with SD UHS-II cards

Will this work with SD UHS-II cards
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, depend on write and read speed of the card
Answered by: hien
Date published: 2021-01-24

What are the lengths of the cables provided?

What are the lengths of the cables provided?
Asked by: chris
The provided cables for the MRW-G2 are about 12" long.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2023-03-10

is it faster to use this or the usb-c cable ...

is it faster to use this or the usb-c cable plugged directly into sony a1?
Asked by: Daniel
Transfer speed would be determined by the USB-c cable so if it's the same cable and same cards - no difference
Answered by: Mark
Date published: 2021-07-30

Extremely slow on windows 10 with usb 3.1, are ...

Extremely slow on windows 10 with usb 3.1, are there drivers I need to download for use with cfexpress type A?
Asked by: David
Use the Sony Cable or high speed cable type-c.
Answered by: Troi Joshua
Date published: 2022-01-25

What are the device dimensions?

What are the device dimensions?
Asked by: Dave
The Sony MRW-G2 measures: Approx. 55mm (W) x 12mm (H) x 95mm (D) / 2.16" (W) x 0.47" (H) x 3.74" (D).
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2022-05-01

I was testing the Sony MRW-G2 with the Sony 160GB ...

I was testing the Sony MRW-G2 with the Sony 160GB CFexpress Type A on my computer and uploaded 100GB of data to it using USB 3 on Windows 10. My upload speed averaged150 MB/s, and my download speed averaged 500 MB/s. USB-3 supports 625 MB/s, and my hard drive is 2000 MB/s. Why is the upload speed so slow?
Asked by: Diane
If you are connecting to a hub between the computer and the reader that slows down the transfer rate. Also check the cache that your SSD has. If the cache is 2GB but you are transferring 256GB once it hits 2GB the transfer rate will slow down a lot. SSD vendors always advertise their performance based on the cached area. They never advertise the performance based on writing 256GB of data in a cached area of only 2GB.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-03-05

Is this UHS-II?

Is this UHS-II?
Asked by: Ryan
Yes.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-10-17

Will it be able to also read XQD cards?

Will it be able to also read XQD cards?
Asked by: Ben
I'm sorry, no, just Cfexpress cards.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-07-14
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