Sascha August 12, at Lexar indicated that the results were lower than they expected and that some other reviewers had achieved. Chris Gagne September 27, at 4: I only had two choices in the ExpressCard reader category. I saw one for auction and was going to bit, but I figured that I should try to see if their software would install before I try to get the Sonnet ExpressCard. If you simply wish to read the conclusion and avoid the jargon, jump there now.

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Hope that is helpful for Mac users out there.

Stuart January 10, at readfr Rated 1 out of 5 by jojo from Not Impressed This would be a handy item to have if it only worked reliably with a 64bit operating system which it does not.

We did defragment the hard drive and ensure there was a decent amount of hard disk space free, though. Use at your own risk, but I can confirm that this works just fine for me. Later I would find out that the computer had a kernel panic and needed to be restarted. Lexar actually recommended to return the unit.

I think I made the right one. So how can these differences be explained? There are faster and there are slower laptops, so we feel this represents a reasonably average specification. Rated 3 out of 5 by Adam B. reade


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Sascha August 12, at I would have thought Lexar commpactflash enough resources to resolve this issue. It has an extra-deep card slot, providing added card protection.

I only had two choices in the ExpressCard reader category. I would have given this unit 5 stars but felt that the plastic around the card reader lacks that durable feel. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.

What an enormous pain that neither Apple or Lexar can address these issues. We also generally saw faster speeds for writing to the cards co,pactflash for reading, which also suggests that when draw data off the cards a bottleneck occurs when the data is being written to the hard disk.

ExpressCards working over PCIe have a theoretical bandwidth of 2. That’s teader faster folks. No Longer Available Update Location close. The design also provides card stability and prevents any shifting during reading.

You’d think, therefore, that we’d see even faster transfer rates than with our previous tests using FireWire Lexar indicated that the results were lower than they expected and that some other reviewers had achieved. On paper ExpressCard readers are fast but in practice other factors can limit performance Price: Had no problems using it once I installed the driver on my Macbook Pro Rated 4 out of 5 by Martin from Lock first and then load This is an excellent product once it is securely connected in the laptop’s ExpressCard interface.


The only downside if you could call it that is that it sticks out on the side and could get readed but so can other cabled devices. Martin November 1, at 2: It is several times faster than any USB reader.

Lexar Professional ExpressCard CompactFlash Reader 2.5 Gbps

This article does get slightly technical Facebook Twitter Linkedin Reddit Compactflsh. While this reader is faster and less bulky than the Firewire reader that I had, the kernel panics and subsequent problems are a huge turnoff for me.

News from the Focus on Imaging Show: Rated rfader out of 5 by wes hamachi from Macbook Pro plug and play I currently own a MBP 17 and needed something better than Basically, can read and write data to larger and faster spinning hard disk much faster than slower spinning and smaller drives.