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Team Intros TR11A1 Micro SD/SDHC Card Reader

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In order to satisfy the consumer needs for mobile life and welcome the coming times of high definition Full HD, Team Group Inc. released the TR11A1 pocket card reader specially designed for micro SD/SDHC memory cards; it is the size of a tiny piece of chewing gum and comes in two colors: sweet pink and sunny blue. The USB connector design makes the memory card ready to use once it’s plugged in so that you can abandon those extra cables. The easy access will make your modern digital life much more convenient!

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Why do they still bother with USB 2.0 ? I mean USB 3.0 works with older USB as well, so why make it more crappy?
 
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Why do they still bother with USB 2.0 ? I mean USB 3.0 works with older USB as well, so why make it more crappy?
To answer that, a class 10 card has a max thoeretical transfer rate of 10 MB/Sec, whereas a USB 2.0 Port has a Max of 60 MB/sec (480 MBit/sec)

Sooo... the bottleneck is the card given current technology, though I'm sure things would be a little zippier with USB 3.0.

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To answer that, a class 10 card has a max thoeretical transfer rate of 10 MB/Sec, whereas a USB 2.0 Port has a Max of 60 MB/sec (480 MBit/sec)

Sooo... the bottleneck is the card given current technology, though I'm sure things would be a little zippier with USB 3.0.

Cheers.
Specification fail. Class 10 means the product has a MINIMUM transfer rate of 10MB/s, maximum being closer to around 20MB/s. Add to that the practical transfer rates of USB2.0 (~30MB/s) and it's not such a wide difference as you paint it out to be.
 
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Specification fail is producers not putting SD card slots on their netbooks!

In this situation, the target is a cheap dongle for microSD cards that are cheap in themselves. A USB 2.0 chipset is a lot cheaper than a USB 3.0 chipset. I might pay $5 for this dongle as USB 2.0, but not $20 for USB 3.0! Nuff said. Time will eat away at these prices, and USB 3.0 will be ubiquitous in 3 years time.
 
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I just got a cheap Micro SD card reader off DealExtreme instead, works great and didn't even cost £1 ;)
 
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I just got a cheap Micro SD card reader off DealExtreme instead, works great and didn't even cost £1 ;)
I know, I've got 3 of them hanging on my keychain, about the size of my fingernail and came free with with SDHC cards from Kingston and one other.