• Startech CFASTRWU3 USB 3.0 Card Reader for CFast 2.0 Cards
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  • Startech CFASTRWU3 USB 3.0 Card Reader for CFast 2.0 Cards

Startech CFASTRWU3 USB 3.0 Card Reader for CFast 2.0 Cards


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SKU: CST206, CFASTRWU3 Categories: ,
  • Quickly download and back up photos and video from your CFast 2.0 cards to your device, with data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps over USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
  • Easy portability with compact, light-weight design and integrated cable
  • Card reader/writer supports CFast 2.0 and 1.0 memory cards
  • Hot-swap and plug-and-play
  • No additional software or accessories required
  • Access multiple CFast 2.0 memory cards simultaneously through the use of multiple adapter cables
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0, 1.x

Product Overview

Startech CFASTRWU3 USB 3.0 Card Reader for CFast 2.0 Cards

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Startech CFASTRWU3 Description

Startech CFASTRWU3 helps quickly download, view and back up photos and videos on your CFast™ memory cards, with this CFast card reader/writer. Offload or back up files wherever you go, out in the field or back at the studio.

High performance access to files

Take advantage of the fast performance of USB 3.0 (5Gbps) when you download high-resolution photos and full HD videos from your DSLR camera or camcorder to your laptop, tablet or desktop computer. Save valuable time daily and achieve greater work-flow efficiency when accessing, transferring, and backing up files to a computer.

Compact design for easy portability

Use the card reader/writer wherever you go to access your photos and videos quickly. Featuring a compact, lightweight design and integrated cable, the card reader is conveniently small for portable use, or for use with a computer in a fixed location. It tucks easily into a carrying case to take from studio to field. It’s also USB powered, so there is no external power required.

The card reader/writer features durable, solid construction to withstand the rigors of travel. The built-in cable means one less thing to remember to carry along.

Easy access to CFast storage

Ideal for photographers and videographers, the card reader/writer is designed for ease of use, with plug-and-play functionality for CFast 2.0 memory cards to save time daily and work more efficiently. To enhance your productivity, access many CFast 2.0 or 1.0 cards simultaneously through the use of multiple adapter cables.

Setting up is easy. The CFast card reader/writer requires no additional drivers or software, and is compatible with most operating systems including Windows, Mac and Linux.

The CFASTRWU3 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


  • Download and back up high-resolution photos and full HD videos from your DSLR or video camera to your laptop, tablet or desktop computer
  • Ideal for creative professionals, including photographers and videographers

Technical Specifications

Warranty InformationWarranty2 Years
Connector(s)Drive Connectors1 – CFast Data & Power Combo (7+17 pin)
Host Connectors1 – USB 3.1 USB Type-A (9 pin, Gen 1, 5 Gbps)
EnvironmentalOperating Temperature0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature-10°C to 55°C (14°F to 131°F)
HardwareInterfaceUSB 3.0
Bus TypeUSB 3.0
Number of Drives1
Compatible Drive TypesCFast 2.0, 1.0
Chipset IDASMedia – ASM1153E
IndicatorsLED Indicators1 – Power & Activity (Solid for Link; Flashing for Activity)
Packaging InformationShipping (Package) Weight0.1 lb [0.1 kg]
Package Length8.7 in [22 cm]
Package Width7.8 in [19.8 cm]
Package Height1.2 in [30 mm]
PerformanceMaximum Data Transfer Rate5 Gbps
Type and RateUSB 3.0 – 5 Gbit/s
UASP SupportYes
4Kn SupportYes
Type and RateCFast 2.0 (6 Gbps)
Hot Swap CapabilityYes
Memory Media TypeCFast 2.0 / 1.0
MTBF1,159,305 hours
Physical CharacteristicsWeight of Product1.3 oz [37.25 g]
Product Length9.7 in [24.6 cm]
Product Width2.3 in [58 mm]
Product Height0.6 in [1.5 cm]
PowerPower SourceUSB-Powered
SoftwareOS CompatibilityOS independent; No software or drivers required
What’s in the BoxIncluded in Package1 – USB 3.0 card reader / writer
1 – quick-start guide

Additional Details

Product Manufactured by: Startech

Product Found in: USB Adapters

Cackle Part Number: CST206

Manufacturer Part Number: CFASTRWU3


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