Lexar have announced the new Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader, a versatile, all-in-one solution for quick and reliable file transfers from 25 of the most popular memory card formats. The reader provides five slots compatible with popular card formats such as CompactFlash, Secure Digital, including newly added support for SDXC cards, Mobile, Memory Stick and xD-Picture cards. The reader is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports, can read multiple cards simultaneously, and provides card-to-card file transfer.
The Lexar Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to offer high-speed file transfers with a USB interface read speed of up to 500MB/s, and is up to five times faster than USB 2.0. The reader also features a convenient pop-up design mechanism to protect the card slots when the reader is not in use and comes with a USB 3.0 cable cord. A blue LED activity light lets users know when data is being transferred.
The Lexar Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader supports the following memory cards formats:
- CompactFlash slot: Reads CompactFlash Type I and Type II
- Secure Digital slot: SD, SDHC, SDXC, miniSD, miniSDHC, MMC, MMCplus, and RS-MMC
- Mobile slot: microSD, microSDHC, and Memory Stick Micro (M2)
- Memory Stick slot: Memory Stick, Memory Stick (with MagicGate), Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (with MagicGate), Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, and Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo “HX”
- xD-Picture Card slot: xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type-M, xD-Picture Card Type-M+, and xD-Picture Card Type-H
The Lexar Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader comes with a one-year limited warranty, is compatible with both PC and Mac systems, and is available for purchase with an MSRP of £29.99.
Lexar have also announced the new High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I and microSDXC UHS-I memory cards. The UHS-I cards carry a Class 10 speed classification, and deliver read transfer speeds up to 300x (45MB per second), allowing users to quickly capture, store, play back, and transfer their favorite media files, including 1080p full-HD and 3D video.
Designed for adventure seekers and adrenaline junkies, these cards enable outdoor enthusiasts to capture up to eight hours of their greatest moments in HD and share it with friends faster. Users can also store up to 24,800 photos or 14,200 songs, and when paired with the included USB 3.0 reader, get fast transfer rates from their memory card to their PC or Mac computer.
Lexar works with major mobile device manufacturers to ensure cards are compatible with their solutions. Furthermore, Lexar memory card designs undergo extensive testing in the Lexar Quality Labs to ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability with more than 800 digital devices. The 32GB High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I and 64GB High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I memory cards come with a limited lifetime warranty, and the included USB 3.0 reader comes with a one-year limited warranty.
Lexar High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I and microSDXC UHS-I memory cards will be available for purchase in the fourth quarter of 2012 with MSRPs of £49.99 (32GB) and £104.99 (64GB).
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