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Lexar Intros New UDMA7-capable USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader

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  1. btarunr

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    Lexar introduced a new variant of its Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader, which it launched back in May, 2011. The new variant supports faster UDMA7 mode for the CompactFlash bay, which allows users to take advantage of the company's recently-launched Professional 1000X Series CompactFlash cards. The new transfer mode, combined with the new CF cards, churns out transfer rates as high as 167 MB/s. In addition, the reader's SDXC/SDHC/SD card slot supports SD UHS-I with maximum transfer rate of 104 MB/s. To make sure there is zero interface bottleneck with the host PC, the reader takes advantage of the 5 Gb/s USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface. Measuring 69.9 x 63.5 x 25.4 mm, the reader weighs about 69 g. Its pricing is not disclosed, yet.

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    B&H have this card reader for pre-order for last couple of days and the pricing at 39.95$. :rockout:
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    Or if you own the original Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader from May 2011 just go to http://www.lexar.com/downloads and update the firmware for UDMA7 support.

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