10 Best Compact Flash Card Readers
for March 2023

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AUDIANO USB C to CF Card Reader, 5-in-1 USB Type C SD/TF/CF Camera Card Reader with Compact Flash Memory Card Reader, 2 USB 3.0 Ports Compatible for MacBook Pro, Samsung S20, Surface Book

AUDIANO USB C to CF Card Reader

by AUDIANO
What We like

High-Speed data Syncing: SD/TF/CF card interface supports reading data speed up to 104MB/S. Allow you to quickly upload and download photos, videos, music and other files. 3.0 USB ports support transmission speed rates of up to 5 Gaps, and could connect keyboard, mouse, USB flash drive, hard disk, etc, also easily charge your phone and read flash disk data while the hub is working for your compute.

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Product Features

  • USB C Card Reader: Easily transfer data from a memory card to your USB Type-C (Applicable toThunderbolt 3 Port) computer or tablet, Compatible with SD, SDHC, SDXC, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, Micro SDXC CF Type I/MD/MMC cards. Easily browsing and viewing photos instantly on your USB-C smartphones/laptops. Help you share photos/albums directly with your friends.
  • 5-in-1 Multi Ports Hub5-in-1 USB C hub adapter with 1 CF card reader port+1 SD card port+1 micro SD(TF)card port+2 USB3.0 ports . No need any power or driver, Plug in and Play. Support Thunderbolt 3 / TYPE-C interface devices or mobile phone to read audio and video, text file data on the same screen.
  • Wide CompatibilityCompatible with MacBook Pro 2018/2017/2016, MacBook 2017/2016/2015, iPad Pro 2018, Surface Book 2, Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/Note 8/Note 9, HTC U11/U12, Pixelbook, Dell XPS 15 / XPS 13, Galaxy Book, and many other USB-C Devices. NOTE: SDXC cards (capacity at 64GB or larger) use a special file format "exFAT", which is not supported in Windows XP, Windows Vista before SP1, and Mac OS X before 10.6.6).
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CF Card Reader,USB 3.0 to Compact Flash Memory Card Reader Adapter 5Gbps Read 5 Cards Simultaneously for SDXC, SDHC, SD, Micro SDXC, Micro SD, Micro SDHC, M2, MS, CF and UHS-I Card (Grey)

ZIYUETEK CF Card Reader

by ZIYUETEK
What We like

Intelligent multiple protectionagainst over-current, over- voltage, leakage, short circuit, clutter, etc., effectively protect the connected equipment and the hub itself.

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Product Features

  • Card compatibity USB memory card reader built-in 5 card slots: SDXC, Micro SD, MS M2, CF ports, Supports SDXC, SDHC, SD, M2, CF, MS, Micro SDXC, Micro SDHC, Micro SD cards [support UHS-I cards]
  • Super Speed data transferZIYUETEK USB 3.0 COMPACT FLASH card reader with high Performance Chip, allows you to read 2 or more cards simultaneously, saving more data transfer time. Fast data/files access and transfer rate super-speed up to 5GPS. Backward compatible with USB 2.0/ 1.1. (Actual transfer rates depend on specific devices.)
  • Plug & playThis card reader supports hot swapping and no driver installation required.Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS and etc. It could read and write mutiple cards at the same time to keep you away from the hassle of constant unplugging and re-plugging.
  • Slim&CompactThe high quality aluminum alloy cover makes it more delicate, durable, heat faster and longer service life.The little size is convenient for you to take it anywhere
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Compact Flash CF Card Reader, WEme Aluminum Multi-in-1 USB 3.0 Micro SD Card Reader with 2-in-1 Type C Adapter for PC, Mac, Macbook Mini, USB C Devices, Support Sandisk/ Lexar UHS, SDHC Memory Card

WEme Compact Flash CF Card Reader

by WEme
What We like

Premium aluminum exterior, compact and durable to scratches SD/ TF/ CF memory card reader.

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Product Features

  • Latest style compact flash drive with USB C connector, works with the latest PC and smart devices such as the New Macbook 12 Inch, ChromeBook Pixel and more.
  • Multi function 3 slots CF/ Micro SD/ SD card reader USB C to support Sandisk Lexar SDHC, SDXC(USHII, USH-II, USHI), Mini SD, TF and Compact Flash card.
  • The transfer speeds up to 5Gbps, ideal CF card reader USB C 3.0 for transferring high-resolution images and video recordings.
  • USB smart card reader, no external power supply required, draw Power directly from USB 3 Port. Plug & Play and Hot swapping.
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Unitek SD Card Reader USB 3.0 3 Port Memory Card Reader Writer Compact Flash Card Adapter for CF/SD/TF Micro SD/Micro SDHC/MD/MMC/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Card for Windows & Mac - Aluminum

Unitek SD Card Reader USB 3.0 3 Port Memory Card Reader Writer Compact Card Flash Adapter for CF/SD/TF Micro SD/Micro SDHC/MD/MMC/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Card for Windows & Mac

by Unitek
What We like

Multiple Card Support: sandisk extreme compactflash memory card, sandisk ultra compactflash memory card, lexar professional micro sd card. Support SD/Micro SD card up to 512G, Support SDXC up to 2TB

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Product Features

  • Compact aluminum style is fully integrated for your MacBook Air, iMac, Google ChromeBook, Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS and Linus. Truly Plug & Play and Hot-swapping capability. No driver needed
  • 3-Port Memory Card Reader Slot: Support SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD, Micro SDHC (UHS-I), Micro SDXC (UHS-I) and CF Type I/MD/MMC; Ideal for transferring high-resolution images and video recordings. Not support CF Type II card. Type II card is too thick for this UNITEK Compact Flash Card Reader.
  • USB 3.0 SD Card Adapter: Fast Data/Files Access and Transfer Rate Super-Speed (5Gps) / High-Speed (480Mbps) / Full-Speed (12 Mbps). Backward compatible with USB 2.0 / 1.1 / 1.0
  • What We Offer: 1 x USB 3.0 3-in-1 Card Reader, Cable Length - 30CM ( 1 feet, 12 inches), 1 x User's manual
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Compact Flash CF Card Reader, WEme Aluminum USB 3.0 Micro SD Card Converter with OTG Adapter for Extreme Pro Professional Sandisk, Lexar SDHC Memory Card and Samsung Galaxy, Mac Mini, Windows, Linux

WEme Compact Flash CF Card Reader

by WEme
What We like

Stylish Design: Aluminum alloy cover with a 20cm USB data cable, easy for both laptop and PC users. To maximize the performance of your memory cards and save time when transferring files, it does not support multiple cards to use at the same time. More easily for information exchange

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Product Features

  • Fast Data/Files Access and Transfer Rate Super-Speed (5Gps)/ High-Speed (480Mbps)/ Full-Speed (12 Mbps),and creates a natural extension to your latest computers and smart devices -- easily connect Windows computer(Support Windows XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8/ 8.1/ 10/ 32/64-bit), MAC OS8.6.9.X and later version Device.
  • Multi function OTG Micro B to 3 slots USB 3.0 Specification Card Reader,allow you to enjoy high data and files sync transfer rates of up to 5Gbps t so you spend less sync time (actual rates depend on your device's speed). Devices backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1Connects to your mobile/Tablet devices that support USB On-The-GO (USB OTG)
  • No external power supply required , USB Bus powered. Draw Power directly from USB3.0 Port.Transfer high-resolution images and video recordings to your computer faster and more efficiently
  • USB 2.0 OTG Adapter Converter, 3*slots support the memory cards as CF type (3.3mm)/MD, SD/MMC, Micro SD/MD/MMC/SDHC, Support SDXC 2TB CF/SD/TF Micro/SDXC, with PowerPlug & Play and Hot swapping capability. [Not competible with iPhone.]
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USB C CF Card Reader, Rocketek Compact Flash CF Card Reader 3-in-1 Micro USB to USB Type-C OTG Adapter/USB 3.0 Portable Memory Card Reader for SDXC/SDHC/SD, MMC, Micro SD/SDXC/SDHC Card and UHS-I Card

Rocketek USB C CF Card Reader

by Rocketek
What We like

Stylish Design: Aluminum alloy cover with a 20cm USB data cable, easy for both laptop and PC users. To maximize the performance of your memory cards and save time when transferring files, it does not support multiple cards to use at the same time.

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Product Features

  • Super Speed & High Capacity: Fast Data/Files Access and Transfer Rate Super-Speed (5Gps) - 10X faster than USB 2.0 (480 Mbps), which allows you to transfer HD movies or files in just seconds through USB 3.0. Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1.
  • All-in-One Card Reader: This USB Card Reader is with CF/SD/TF card slots, which supports SDXC/SDHC/SD/MMC/RS-MMC/Micro SD/TF /Micro SDXC/Micro SDHC/UHS-I memory cards. LED status indicator keep on when connected, flashing when transfering data.
  • Multi-function Memory Card Reader: Rocketek usb adapter with 3 interfaces: USB 3.0 adapter for PC / iMac / Mac / laptop; Micro USB adapter for Android phone or tablet with OTG function; USB C adapter for Samsung or other smartphones with Type C port.
  • Broad Compatibility: For the USB 3.0 connection, compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS. With slim and sleek design, plug and play, no driver needed on the compatible devices.
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Kingston Digital USB 3.0 Super Speed Multi-Card Reader for SD/SDHC/SDXC/microSD/MS/Compact Flash CF Cards (FCR-HS4), White, Brushed Nickel

Kingston Digital USB 3.0 Super Speed Multi-Card for Reader SD/SDHC/SDXC/microSD/MS/Compact Flash CF Cards (FCR-HS4)

by Kingston Digital, Inc.
What We like

Stylish Sleek brushed nickel case, with an easy to read built-in LED indicator

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Product Features

  • System Ram Type: Ddr3 Sdram
  • Versatile - supports memory cards and the latest speed standards including SD/SDHC UHS I-II, SDXC UHS I-II, microSDHC/microSDXC UHS-I, UDMA 0-7 Compact Flash CF Type I & II and MSXC cards
  • Ultra-portable - small size makes it an easy and convenient travel accessory
  • Fast Certified SuperSpeed USB 3.0 performance for efficient and effortless high-resolution image, video recording, and other file data transfer, USB 3.0 cable included
  • Compliant - with USB 3.0 specifications, backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
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ZIYUETEK USB 3.0 CF Card Reader SD Memory Card Reader Writer Compact Flash Card Adapter for CF/SD/TF Micro SD/Micro SDHC/MD/MMC/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Card for Windows, Mac – Silver (Aluminum)

ZIYUETEK USB 3.0 CF Card Reader SD Memory Card Reader Writer Compact Card Flash Adapter for CF/SD/TF Micro SD/Micro SDHC/MD/MMC/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Card for Windows

by ZIYUETEK
What We like

Plug & Play:Top technology effectively avoids overcurrent, overvoltage, leakage, short circuit, and clutter.Protect your card and equipment.

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Product Features

  • LED indicator Humanized design, improve efficiency for your work and life
  • 3 in 1:USB 3.0card reader for Computer,Tablet,Smart Phone,Camera,Drone,Dashcam.It supports TF/CF/SD, making your life more convenient and comfortable.
  • Wide-Compatibility:USB 3.0 SD/CF/TF Card reader is compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc.,
  • Super Speed:USB 3.0 card reader up to 512G Which 10x faster than other one.
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QUMOX SD SDHC SDXC to CF Compact Flash Memory Card Adapter Reader Type 1 Supports WiFi Card

QUMOX SD SDHC SDXC to CF Compact Flash Card Memory Adapter Reader Type 1 Supports WiFi Card

by QUMOX
What We like

Be noted that to use the WIFISD on CF supported camera, the time of the "Auto power off"setting should be properly adjusted to give WIFI SD enough time to finish the WIFI transfer.

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Product Features

  • To extract the inserted media card , please directly pull the card out;
  • Insert the media card into this adapter then insert the adapter to the CF socket of the device;
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USB C Card Reader,Stouchi USB C to Compact Flash CF Card Reader 3 in 1 USB 3.1Type C 5 Gbps Data Transfer to SD/TF Micro SD/CF Support SanDisk for MacBook Pro, ChromeBook Pixel, Lexar and More

Stouchi USB C Card Reader

by COSCOD
What We like

Sleek and Portable : Compact design and lightweight aluminum casing for superior portability. Designed for 2016/2017 MacBook(Pro), new MacBook 12-inch, Chromebook Pixelfor Surface book.

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Product Features

  • Superspeed transmission: Type C Superspeed Aluminum USB 3.1 3-in-1 Card Reader provides superior transmission performance. Ultra-fast data transfer up to 5 Gbps.
  • USB-C Compatible : The STOUCHI USB 3.1 Type-C SD Card Reader is an essential data storage companion for a compatible computer with USB-C or Thunderbolt3. View 4K video from a video camera to edit on your computer, Securely transfer and store data with an SD card at speeds up to 5 Gbps.
  • Multi-Card Reader: With three Micro SD/SD/CF ports, transferring high-resolution photos and movies to your USB-C enabled devices just in seconds. compatibility with the newest computers and devices.

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