Memory Card Readers Buying Guide
Memory card readers are devices that are capable of reading flash memory cards and transfer the contents on to a computer. There are single memory card readers and multiple memory card readers. The former can only read a single memory card type, while the latter can read a variety of memory card formats.
Some Common Memory Card Readers
- USB 2.0 Single Slot SD Readers: If you have SD cards or Micro SD cards with adaptors, then these card readers are well suited. They are well made, tough and takes high capacity SDHC cards. You can use these card readers with Sandisk, Kingston, Cannon and Transcend cards upto 8GB without problems. As soon as you insert these card readers Windows XP and Vista instantly recognise them and the transfer speeds are fast.
- USB XD Card Reader For all XD Cards: USB XD card readers are extremely fast in transferring data. You can use these card readers with different versions of Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP, Apple Mac OS 9.x or later and Microsoft Windows Vista. They are easy to use and install and are compatible with standard, Type-M and Type-H XD-Picture cards. You will be definitely amazed to see the speed of these card readers in transferring photos.
- Universal Media Readers: Universal media readers are capable of working with today's most popular high-capacity media cards. You can easily download and transfer pictures, movies, music, and more from your digital camera, MP3 player, or other media devices with these media readers. They are provided with graphic icons on faceplate for easy use and dust protection guards against dust and debris. They also come with 2 USB cables for desktop use or travel.
- High Speed All-in-one USB Card Readers: High speed all-in-one card readers can be used with over 150 different memory cards. These card readers do not require any adaptors and will allow you to insert the memory card directly into the slot and upload and download any file type. They are perfect to transfer files from your phone's digital memory card to your PC and vice versa.
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