When we used the USB 2. However it tends to frequently pop right back out when first being pushed into the PCIe bus interface. Martin wrote in below to share that this worked for You are warned that you have to download and install the driver before using the card, but it’s not clear that the ExpressCard reader needs to be mounted in its slot before the driver can be installed successfully. Sascha August 12, at
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This suggests the USB 2. In order to be used, drivers must be installed. Otherwise it’s an excellent addition which has less to lose in terms of cabling than many other choices in high quality card readers.
In other words ExpressCards can be up to 5.
Lexar Professional ExpressCard CompactFlash Reader – card reader – ExpressCard Series
I’m not sure why this keeps happening because I downloaded the required drivers from Lexar. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Being new to the whole DSLR scene and just having purchased a Canon 7D that shoots both video and large Raw, I wanted a reader that would be fast and plug into the side of my laptop.
This driver has it working again under El Capitan. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Unfortunately, we have no plans on releasing an update for that reader since things have been leaning more towards Thunderbolt series and USB 3. lexaf
Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, On paper ExpressCard readers are fast but in practice other factors can limit performance Price: News from the Focus on Imaging Show: Rated 3 out of 5 by Adam B. I have a USB card reader for CF but it is slow and the cable is clunky when I have laptop on my lap in my LaZy boy chair where I do most of my post processing right now. In other words, expresscagd USB connections we are all familiar with becomes a bottleneck and slows these cards down.
Im not sure why everyone is complaining that it sticks out because of course it does!! These measurements were clearly ahead of a x card, but nowhere near double the performance.
Lexar Professional ExpressCard CompactFlash Reader – card reader – ExpressCard Overview – CNET
Rated 5 out of 5 by wes hamachi from Macbook Pro plug and play I currently own a MBP 17 and needed something better than We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. So how can these differences be explained? The only downside if you could call it that is that it sticks out on the side and could get bumped but so can other cabled devices.
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Lexar Professional ExpressCard CompactFlash Reader 2.5 Gbps
This convenient and portable reader works with any Mac or PC laptop with a 54mm or 34mm ExpressCard slot, making it an excellent choice for photographers on the go. Frank Nuernberger October 13, at This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I would have thought Lexar have enough resources to resolve this issue.
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We also generally saw faster speeds for writing to the cards than 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. Be the first to review this item. You are warned that you have to download and install the driver before using the card, but it’s expesscard clear that the ExpressCard reader needs to be mounted in its slot before the driver can be installed successfully.
lxear 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. Martin November 1, at 2: