Startech USB-C Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader / Writer, USB 3.0

MX72178 USB-C Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader / Writer, USB 3.0
MX72178 USB-C Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader / Writer, USB 3.0 MX72178 USB-C Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader / Writer, USB 3.0 MX72178 USB-C Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader / Writer, USB 3.0 MX72178 USB-C Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader / Writer, USB 3.0

Product Info

USB 3.0 Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader / Writer with USB-C - SD, microSD, CompactFlash

Access data on a wide range of memory cards using your USB-C™ enabled mobile device or computer

Ideal for creative professionals, this multi-card reader/writer saves you time and helps you work more efficiently when working with a wide variety of flash media, letting you quickly transfer and back-up files. It supports SD™ (Secure Digital), microSD™, and CompactFlash® cards, and connects to the USB-C™ port on your tablet, smartphone, laptop or desktop computer.

  • Transfer photos, videos, music and other files to and from your memory card to your USB-C enabled tablet, laptop, smartphone or desktop computer
  • Multi-card flash reader and writer supports Secure Digital, microSD and CompactFlash cards
  • Supports USB 3.0 with data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps (USB powered)
  • Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™ port compatible
  • Compact, portable design with stylish brushed-aluminum housing
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • No driver or software installation required
  • Transfer photos, videos or other files from your SD, microSD, and CompactFlash cards to your USB-C enabled tablet, laptop or other device
  • Gain greater efficiency when working with a variety of memory cards - ideal for creative professionals including photographers, videographers, and graphic designers


Fast Data Transfers to Increase Workflow Efficiency

The multi-card reader makes it easy to offload photos, video, and other files you've saved on your memory cards, providing fast access through USB 3.0 (also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1) with file transfer speeds up to 5Gbps. The reader increases workflow efficiency for creative professionals such as photographers and videographers. It helps to increase your productivity by saving you time when offloading raw images or editing video and photos, and backing up files.

The card reader is also backward compatible with USB 2.0, ensuring compatibility with older systems.

Supports a Wide Variety of Flash Media for Flexible Use

This multi-card flash reader gives you the flexibility and convenience of accessing multiple types of memory cards. It gives you read and write access to virtually any format of flash media card from your digital cameras or video cameras, with support for SD, SDHC™ (Secure Digital High Capacity), SDXC™ (Secure Digital Extended Capacity), microSD and CompactFlash® cards. You can easily review files or back up and archive data from your smartphone, tablet, laptop or other USB Type-C™ enabled device. The three memory card slots for SD, microSD, and CompactFlash cards are all hot swappable, for additional flexibility.

Convenient Portability

The card reader gives you a portable solution for accessing a wide variety of memory cards anywhere you go. With its small form factor, it fits easily into your pocket, backpack, briefcase or laptop bag. The integrated USB Type-C™ cable lets you quickly connect to a computer or pack it up quickly when you're done using it, without having to carry an additional cable with you. The card reader is powered directly from the USB port and supports plug-and-play installation, with no driver or software installation required.

The FCREADU3C is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


  • OS independent; No software or drivers required


  • Available USB port


Product USB 3.0 Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader
Part Number FCREADU3C
Colour Silver, Black
Connectors 1 x USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 Receptacle
1 x microSD slot
1 x SD / MMC
1 x CompactFlash (50 pin) slot
Memory Media Type SD/MMC (Secure Digital/Multimedia Card)
SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity)
SDXC (Secure Digital Extended Capacity)
microSD (Micro Secure Digital)
microSDHC (Micro Secure Digital High Capacity)
microSDXC (Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity)
CF (Compact Flash I Card)
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
Interface USB 3.0
Power USB-powered
Cable Length 11.8" (300mm)
Enclosure Type Aluminum and Plastic
Temperature Operating: -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Storage: -20°C to 75°C (-4°F to 167°F)
Humidity 5 to 90% RH (non-condensing)
Certifications CE, FCC, RoHS Compliant
Dimensions (WxHxL) 2.5" x 0.6" x 2.7" (64 x 14 x 68 mm)
Weight 68g

Package Contents

  • StarTech USB 3.0 Flash Memory Multi-Card Reader/Writer
  • Quick Start Guide