Kingston launches USB 3.0 Media Reader

By Team Digit | Updated 2 Aug 2011
Kingston launches USB 3.0 Media Reader
  • USB 3.0 Interface Provides Up to 5.0Gb/s Data Transfer Speed
  • Perfect Device for Quick Downloads from High-Capacity Flash Memory Cards

Mumbai, INDIAAugust 2, 2011– Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the launch of the Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader. The reader takes advantage of performance benefits offered by USB 3.0 technology, allowing for faster data download times. 


The Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader supports multiple card formats including the newer high-capacity SDXC. With its quick and easy plug-and-play design, it delivers up to 5.0Gb/s data transfer speed for high-resolution images, large data files and more making it ideal for serious enthusiasts who need a fast and reliable data transfer device. It is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0. 

“The Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader’s ability to handle multiple card formats combined with its small form factor makes it perfect for use at home, on the road or in the office,” said Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston. “It is the essential device for reading higher-speed cards currently offered in the market and a convenient way to move photos, music, data and more between multiple platforms.” 


The Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader comes with a three-foot USB 3.0 cable. It is backed by a two-year warranty, free tech support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more details, please visit Kingston website:

Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader Features and Specifications:

  • Portable: Convenient small size
  • Versatile: Works with the following flash card formats:
    • CompactFlash
      • CF Type I (UDMA 0-6)
      • CF Type II (UDMA 0-6)
    • Secure Digital
      • SD
      • SDHC
      • SDHC UHS-I
      • SDXC
      • SDXC UHS-I
    • microSD
      • microSD
      • microSDHC
      • microSDXC
    • Memory Stick®/M2**
      • Memory Stick®
      • Memory Stick® PRO
      • Memory Stick® Duo
      • Memory Stick® PRO Duo
      • Memory Stick® M2
  • Requirements: System with USB 3.0 port
  • Backwards Compatible: With USB 2.0
  • Dimensions: 3.66" x 2.07" x 0.63" (93.17mm x 52.68mm x 16.00mm)
  • Speed Rating*: USB 3.0, up to 5.0Gb/s data transfer speed
  • Operating Temperature: 32º to 140ºF / 0º to 60ºC
  • Storage Temperature: -4º to 185ºF / -20º to 85ºC
  • Operating System Compatibility: Windows® 7, Windows Vista® (SP1, SP2), Windows XP (SP3)
  • Guaranteed: Two-year warranty
 * Speed may vary due to host and device configuration.

** All brand and product names mentioned herein are for identification purposes only. Memory Stick and Memory Stick PRO Duo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Kingston is not affiliated with Sony Corporation. Other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.


Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader
Part Number
Capacity and Features
Multi-Card Reader 3.0

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Kingston Technology
Liaison Office (India)
808, Palm Spring Center,
Above Croma,
Link Road,
Malad West,
Mumbai – 400064

Phone number: 022 42230300
Fax: 022 42230399


About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Taiwan, China, and sales representatives in the United States, Taiwan, China, India, Australia, Vietnam, Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, and Latin America. For more information, please visit

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