- Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 6.5 x 16.5 cm ; 23 g
- Shipping Weight: 113 g
- Item model number: 97705
- ASIN: B005Q310SC
- Date first available at Amazon.ca: Jan. 26 2012
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #208,795 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
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Verbatim USB 2.0 Universal Card Reader, Black 97705
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- Supports memory card formats including CF Type I and Type II, SD,SDHC, Mini SD, Micro-SD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro, MultiMedia Card, xD-Picture Card
- Sleek, modern design with a piano-black finish
- Compatible with USB 2.0 ports
- Limited One-Year Warranty
- Adapter not included
Verbatim's USB 2.0 Universal Card Reader makes transferring your digital photos fast and easy. With a sleek, modern design and piano-black finish, the Universal Card Reader supports a wide variety of memory card formats, offering plug-and-play functionality with both Windows and Mac operating systems. Once connected, you can instantly begin transferring your photos.
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The cause was a cold mechanical solder joint on the USB socket on the internal board. The photos show this faulty joint-- the solder should be smooth and glassy, and wick to the metal surfaces like water climbing the walls of a glass. Instead you can see it is pulling away from the metal surfaces like water on wax. This makes for a physically weak joint that fails after the usb cable is moved/wiggled a little bit, and ultimately a failure of all the tiny solder joints that carry the actual data. After fixing this (not something a typical user has the tools to do) it works great.I even used it to read the photos of itself to post to this review. Too bad I can't recommend it to anyone without a solder re-work station.
Using the Canon EOS camera I oftenly use many CF cards on a shoot and for long shootings I needed a 3.0 card reader for quick file transfert. This reader worked well for the first 3 months. Then I thought I had a problem with my camera since the photos seemed corrupted when viewing the contents of the card, I was afraid I had lost several shots, only to discover that when the unit was connected to the USB 2.0 port it worked ok and I could see all the pictures in the folder. This issue occured with my Sony laptop using Windows 8 pro 64 bits as well as my power station using Win 7 pro 64 bits. I wrote a ticket to Verbatim recently and am waiting to see what advice they will give me. But I'm afraid the unit is dead. This may just be a single case though.