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OWC Atlas FXR Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B Card Reader

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OWC Atlas FXR Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B Card Reader
Key Features
  • 1 x CFexpress Type B Card Slot
  • 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 Interface
  • 10 Gb/s USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 Compatible
  • Data Transfers up to 1600 MB/s
Designed for content creators, professional photographers and videographers, filmmakers, vloggers, and social influencers, the Atlas FXR Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B Card Reader from OWC / Other World Computing has a compact form factor, allowing it to be brought almost anywhere, from the studio, the edit suite, or on location. It is equipped with one CFexpress Type B card slot and connects to your host Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and Chrome system using an integrated 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 port, which drives data transfers up to 1600 MB/s. For those who do not have Thunderbolt 3, this port is backward compatible with 10 Gb/s USB-C 3.2 Gen 2, which transfers data at up to 900 MB/s. This card reader is also bus powered, plug-and-play compatible, and uses non-skid rubber feet to stay in place. Included is a Thunderbolt 3 cable with a tethered USB-C to USB-A adapter.
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OWC Atlas FXR Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2
  • 3Revolutionize Your Capture to Ingest Workflow
  • 4Maximizes Creative Time
  • 5Minuscule Yet Mighty
  • 6Travel and Daisy Chain Ready
Designed for content creators, professional photographers and videographers, filmmakers, vloggers, and social influencers, the Atlas FXR Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B Card Reader from OWC / Other World Computing has a compact form factor, allowing it to be brought almost anywhere, from the studio, the edit suite, or on location. It is equipped with one CFexpress Type B card slot and connects to your host Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and Chrome system using an integrated 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 port, which drives data transfers up to 1600 MB/s. For those who do not have Thunderbolt 3, this port is backward compatible with 10 Gb/s USB-C 3.2 Gen 2, which transfers data at up to 900 MB/s. This card reader is also bus powered, plug-and-play compatible, and uses non-skid rubber feet to stay in place. Included is a Thunderbolt 3 cable with a tethered USB-C to USB-A adapter.
Revolutionize Your Capture to Ingest Workflow
The Atlas FXR will revolutionize your capture to ingest workflow with flexible compatibility, Xtreme speed, and travel-ready convenience. Now, you can transfer video footage and photos on location, in the studio, or in the edit suite to virtually any Thunderbolt or USB port equipped computer or tablet at speeds up to 1600 MB/s. By taking full advantage of the high-performance potential of CFexpress Type B cards, like the OWC Atlas line, this card reader will maximize your creative time by letting you offload far faster than downloading from camera to computer.
Maximizes Creative Time
Having an efficient workflow is a must in order maximize your creative time. The Atlas FXR eliminates productivity slowdown when transferring content to/from your computer. It "eats up" data at 1.6 GB/s (1600 MB/s), which means you can transfer 100 photos averaging 25MB in size in less than 1.6 seconds.
Minuscule Yet Mighty
Sized similarly to a debit card, the Atlas FXR is the smallest Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B card reader on the market. Nearly 7x smaller than other Thunderbolt CFexpress readers, the Atlas FXR easily fits into the smallest camera bag, so you can pack more accessories to help capture incredible content. You can also pair this minuscule reader with a USB-C or Thunderbolt-equipped iPad or a USB-C Android tablet to create a super lightweight yet mightily powerful capture and edit solution.
Travel and Daisy Chain Ready
When you need a CFexpress Type B card reader that simply works virtually anywhere with a wide range of devices, the Atlas FXR is the plug-and-play solution. It's bus-powered via the included Thunderbolt cable with a tethered USB-A adapter, so you don't need to lug around a bulky power supply or be handcuffed to an AC outlet. Its bus-powered, single-port design also makes it perfect for use at the end of a daisy-chain when you are back on a desktop editing 8K raw video.
macOS Compatibility
  • macOS 10.11 El Capitan
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave
  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • macOS 11.x Big Sur
  • macOS 12.x Monterey
  • macOS 13.x Ventura
Windows Compatibility
  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Windows 10 (32-bit)
  • Windows Server 2016
Mobile OS Compatibility
  • iPadOS 13
  • iPadOS 14
  • iPadOS 15
  • Android 11.x
  • Android 12.x
  • Android 13.x
Other OS Compatibility
  • Chrome OS

OWC Atlas FXR Specs

Performance
Media Card Reader
1x CFexpress Type B
System Connection
USB-C Female [Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gb/s)]
Power Source
Thunderbolt/USB Bus Power
General
Dimensions (W x H x D)
2 x 0.5 x 3.5" / 5.1 x 1.3 x 8.9 cm
Weight
2.8 oz / 78.1 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.48 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6 x 3.5 x 1.7"

OWC Atlas FXR Reviews

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Can it read XQD as well?

Can it read XQD as well?
Asked by: William
Unfortunately OWC Atlas FXR Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B Card Reader cannot read XQD cards.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2023-05-10

Daisy Chain Ready? Given it has only one port ...

Daisy Chain Ready? Given it has only one port this is highly misleading?
Asked by: Ian
This information on the OWC Atlas FXR Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B Card Reader is from the manufacture, Travel and Daisy Chain Ready When you need a CFexpress Type B card reader that simply works virtually anywhere with a wide range of devices, the Atlas FXR is the plug-and-play solution. It's bus-powered via the included Thunderbolt cable with a tethered USB-A adapter, so you don't need to lug around a bulky power supply or be handcuffed to an AC outlet. Its bus-powered, single-port design also makes it perfect for use at the end of a daisy-chain when you are back on a desktop editing 8K raw video.
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2023-08-06

Does this read the same cards as this reader? ...

Does this read the same cards as this reader? https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1662884-REG/red_digital_cinema_750_0097
Asked by: Christopher
Yes. Both readers can read CF Express Type B cards.
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2023-07-26

Will I be able to get 40Gb/s on a 2021 Apple M1 ...

Will I be able to get 40Gb/s on a 2021 Apple M1 Max Macbook Pro or limited to 10Gb/s?
Asked by: Jeff
The OWC Atlas FXR Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B Card Reader BH #OWCTB3CFXRDR is rated for up to 1600MB/s. File transfer speeds can vary based on multiple factors.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2023-07-26

Given my CFExpress claims 1900MB/s and TB3 is ...

Given my CFExpress claims 1900MB/s and TB3 is 40Gb/s (5000MB/s), is this limited to 1600MB/s?
Asked by: Ian
Actually the Sonnet SF3 is confirmed to be able to do 2750MB/s.
Answered by: Ian
Date published: 2023-08-07
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