10 Best Usb3 Cf Card Readers Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best usb3 cf card readers that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good usb3 cf card readerss, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 usb3 cf card readers : Editor’s Pick

10 Best usb3 cf card readers Reviews:

1. Unitek USB Card Reader 3-Slot USB 3.0 Compact Flash Card Reader, Read 3 Cards Simultaneously, Aluminum Memory Card Adapter CF, TF, SDXC, SDHC, SD, Micro SDXC, Micro SD, Micro SDHC- 4FT (Black)

Features :

  • USB 3.0 Multiple SD CF Card Reader: 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
  • Read 3 Cards Simultaneously: the compact flash card reader can use ANY THREE of card at a time, Transfers files and HD movies to your pc or laptop from SD / TF / CF 3 different cards at the same time. Truly Plug & Play and Hot swapping capability; LED indicates activity status
  • 3-Port 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
  • Broad Compatibility: Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS and etc. It could read and write multiple cards at the same time to keep you away from the hassle of constant unplugging and re-plugging.
  • What We Offer: 1 x USB 3.0 USB Card Reader, Cable Length – 120CM ( 4 feet, 48 inches) , 1 x User’s manual, 24h friendly customer service and email support

Additional Info :

Color 4ft / Black / USB-A
Item Dimensions
Height 0.6
Width 2.2
Length 2.4
Weight 0.26

2. Bewinner Internal Card Reader, 5.25inch Media Dashboard Front Panel Audio, All-in-1 Card Reader with USB3.0/2.0 HUB eSATA SATA Multi Card Reader(M2 / TF/SD/MMC/MS/CF)

Features :

  • 【Multi-Function Chassis Front Panel】5.25 inch multi-function built-in card reader dashboard, support M2/TF/SD/MMC/MS/CF (up to 64G memory card). Built-in USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, e-SATA, SATA port, 4-pin power port, audio, multi-function card reader, can meet your needs.
  • 【More Convenient To Use】Optical drive 5.25 inch panel computer expansion board, front speaker and microphone jack, and USB port, it solves the inconvenience of the plug behind the chassis.
  • 【Efficient Transmission】The transmission speed of the USB 3.0 port is up to 5Gbps; the transmission speed of the USB2.0 port is up to 480Mbps. LED indicates power status and hard disk read/write status, ESATA port has fast transmission speed, which improves work efficiency.
  • 【Strong Compatibility】Motherboard connection line: 20PIN 3.0 line*1, large 4PIN line*1, DuPont USB2.0 line*1, SATA data line*2, audio line*1, support Win 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 and Linux operating system.
  • 【Quality Service】If the product has any quality problems or you have any questions about this product, you can contact us at any time,we have a 24-hour online professional customer service team.we will try our best to solve your problem in time,please rest assured to buy.

Additional Info :

Color default
Item Dimensions
Height 0
Width 0
Length 0
Weight 0.7936641432

3. 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

Features :

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Premium aluminum exterior, compact and durable to scratches SD/ TF/ CF memory card reader.
  • USB smart card reader, no external power supply required, draw Power directly from USB 3 Port. Plug & Play and Hot swapping.

Additional Info :

Color silver
Item Dimensions
Height 1.3
Width 4
Length 5.7

4. SmartQ C368 USB 3.0 SD Card Reader, Plug N Play, Apple and Windows Compatible, Powered by USB, Supports CF/SD/SDHC/SCXC/MMC/MMC Micro, etc.

Features :

  • Plug and play, no software needed
  • Supports most standard memory cards including cf/sd/sdhc/scxc/mmc/*mmc micro/*rs mmc/*mini sd/micro sd/ms duo/ms pro/ms pro duo/ms pro hg duo

Additional Info :

Color USB A
Item Dimensions
Height 0.6
Width 1.67
Length 2.78
Weight 0.07

5. SD Card Reader 7 IN 1, WARRKY [Fast, Simultaneous, Versatile] Multi Card Reader Hub 2.5FT for 3 USB 3.0, 4 Memory Cards for CF, TF, SDXC, SDHC, SD, MMC, Micro SDXC, Micro SD, Micro SDHC, MS, UHS-I

Features :

  • 【7-IN-1 Card Reader Plug N Play】Simultaneously⚡ read and write on four cards and three more USB 3.0 devices to save yourself from constantly plug-n-unplug. Enjoy fast photo downloads, smooth video editing, and quick file transfers. A work from home must-have.
  • 【Durable and Friendly Design】 2.5ft long braided nylon cable for extra durability and user-friendly non-slip design on USB A shell for easier plug and unplug. Withstands being used time and time again, for years of reliable data transfer with WARRKY USB Card Reader.
  • 【Super Speed & High Capacity】 Supports up to 2TB SD/Micro SD card read and super speed up to 5Gbps – 10X faster than USB 2.0 (480 Mbps), which allows you to transfer HD movies or files in seconds with USB 3.0. Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1.
  • 【Broad Compatibility】One Reader for Multi Cards: USB Card Reader Hub is designed with 4 card slots, which allow you to read and transfer data for SDXC/SDHC/SD/Extreme I III SD/Ultra II SD/MMC/RS-MMC or Micro SD/TF/Micro SDXC/Micro SDHC/UHS-I or CF I 3.0/4.0 /Extreme I III CF.
  • 【WARRKY】is dedicated to introducing superb-quality products that are sophisticated designed and reasonably priced for providing the best solutions to connect your work and life.

Additional Info :

Color Gray

6. CF SD Card Reader USB C Compact Flash Card Reader 3-Slot Memory Card Reader for Type c Device Supports Micro SD Memory Card Compatible with MacBook Pro/Air M1 iPad Pro Android Galaxy S20 S21U(White)

Features :

  • 【USB C Outlet】with USB C connector compatible with USB-C smartphone/laptop/computer. Easy to share photos/HD videos from your SD/TF/CF memory card to your phone and tablet.
  • 【 CF/SD/TF Card Slot】3in1 CF SD TF Card Slot in One Card Reader, Support SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD, Micro SDHC, Micro SDXC, CF Memory Cards. Do NOT Support Wi-Fi SD card.
  • 【High Speed Data Transfer】Support fast transfers standard photo formats, including JPEG, RAW, Along with SD and HD video formats, including H.264 and MPEG-4.
  • 【Plug and play】OTG 3in1 Card Reader. No additional Driver/Software/Network required, you can easily transfer photos/videos/files from your SD/TF/CF card to a USB-C Smartphone/Laptop/Computer.
  • 【1-Year Warranty】We provide this USB C to SD/TF/CF 3in1 Card Reader with 1 year Warranty and 24/7 customer service, if you have any questions, we will resolve your issue within 24 hours.

Additional Info :

Color White

7. UGREEN SD Card Reader 4 in 1 USB 3.0 SD TF CF MS Memory Card Adapter 5Gbps Read Write Simultaneously for SD SDXC SDHC CF CFI TF Micro SD Micro SDXC Micro SDHC MS MMC UHS-I Cards for Windows Mac Linux

Features :

  • One Reader for Multi Cards: UGREEN USB SD Card Reader is designed with 4 card slots, which are SD, Micro SD(TF), CF, MS. You can use it to read almost all your memory cards from smart TV, mobile phones, sat-nav, PS4, Xbox, Camera, etc. The Memory cards it can read including SD/SDXC/SDHC/Extreme I III SD/Ultra II SD/MMC/RS-MMC/Micro SD(TF)/Micro SDXC/Micro SDHC/UHS-I/CF I 3.0/4.0 /Extreme I III CF/Ultra II CF/HS CF/XS-XS CF/CF Elite Pro/ CF Pro/CF Pro II or MS/MS PRO/MS PRO-HG/MS XC.
  • 4 Cards Work Simultaneously: The UGREEN USB Memory Card Reader is Designed with SD, TF, CF, and MS 4 card slots, and supports reading and writing 4 different memory cards at the same time. it will efficiently save your time in transferring and back up photos or video, avoiding repeated plugging and unplugging.
  • 5Gbps High-speed: This UGREEN USB 3.0 Micro SD Card Reader supports up to 5Gbps data transmission speed with the USB 3.0 port, which is 10x faster than the USB 2.0 version (480Mbps). It will save you a lot of time from data transfer. This SD Card Adapter is also backward compatible with the USB 2.0 port.
  • Wide Compatibility/Plug & Play: This UGREEN SD Card Reader can be perfectly compatible with Windows 11 / 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / XP / Vista, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, and etc. There’s no need to install any drivers, and it supports hot-swapping and auto-detection. You can plug and play to read your memory cards at any time.
  • Compact & Portable Design: The UGREEN 4 in 1 SD Card Reader is designed with a super mini size, which you can put in your briefcase or pocket, and use anywhere. A 1.5ft short cable tail would reduce stress on the USB port on your computer and won’t affect the use of adjacent ports.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.393700787
Width 0.393700787
Length 0.393700787
Release Date 2018-10-01T00:00:01Z

8. LENTION USB C CFexpress Type B Card Reader, 10Gbps USB 3.2, USB 3.1 Gen 2 CF Memory Card Adapter Compatible 2021-2016 MacBook Pro 13/15/16/M1, New Mac Air/iPad/Chromebook/Surface, More (CB-C9CR, Gray)

Features :

  • For Photographer: A well-build tool can help you achieve greater goals. C9 CFexpress card reader is exclusive for potential vloggers, photographers, and artiest to improve their efficiency of create masterpiece anytime, anywhere
  • Lightening Speed: Support USB 3.1 Gen 2 or USB 3.2 data transfer speed (up to 10Gbps). Transfer your masterpieces to your laptop in just a few seconds, no need to wait for a long time
  • Focus on User Experience: The CFexpress card adapter is equipped with a build-in chip, make sure the data transfer is high speed and stable; the LED indicator allows you to monitor the working status; premium aluminium alloy perfectly fits with the MacBook and provide a excellent heat dissipation to protect the card from overheat
  • Wide Compatibility: For Apple 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 MacBook Pro 13/15/16/M1 (Thunderbolt 3), MacBook 12, New MacBook Air & iPad Air/Pro, Surface Go/Book 2/Pro 7, Chromebook, more Type C laptops, phones & tablets supporting OTG function
  • NOTE: The host must support USB 3.1 Gen 2 or USB 3.2 USB C port for the best performance; The CFexpress Type B card cannot sustain high speed data transmission for over 20 minutes, otherwise, the card might be damage by overheat

Additional Info :

Color Space Gray

9. Memory Card Reader, BENFEI 4in1 USB USB-C to SD Micro SD MS CF Card Reader Adapter

Features :

  • INTEGRATED DESIGN – The integrated-designed BENFEI USB-C/USB 3.0 card reader provide high data speed access to 4 different card type, the SD(Secure Digital), Micro SD(TF), MS(Memory Stick) and CF(Compact Flash). And with 2in1 USB-C/USB 3.0 design, BENFEI card reader could works with computer or laptop by USB 3.0/2.0 slot or the latest USB Type-C(Thunderbolt 3) slot. A universal card reader solution.
  • INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE – With latest USB Type-C or the USB 3.0 port, fully enjoy the transfer rates in UHS-I mode up to 104MB/sec, backward Compatible with USB 2.0/1.1. Browse and view photos instantly on your USB-C/USB3.0 smartphones/laptops. (NOTE: The final data speed is decided by the card and USB slot Type ).
  • SUPERIOR STABILITY – Built-in advanced IC chip handle the USB-C/USB high speed data transfer signal, allow HD movies trasfer in just seconds. It is NOT a simultaneously card reader and cannot read 4 card at the same moment.
  • BROAD COMPATIBILITY – Compatible with MacBook Pro 2019/2018/2017/2016, 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).
  • 18 MONTH WARRANTY – Exclusive Benfei Unconditional 18-month Warranty ensures long-time satisfaction of your purchase; Friendly and easy-to-reach customer service to solve your problems timely

10. USB C SD Card Reader Adapter, iHoryson Type C Micro SD TF Card Reader Adapter, 3 in 1 USB C to USB Camera Memory Card Reader Adapter for New Pad Pro MacBook Pro and More UBC C Devices

Features :

  • 【5Gbps Fast Transfer & Instantly Sharing】 Plug& Play, built-in newest powerful chip, allows simultaneously read & write on SD cards, Micro SD cards and USB storage with up to 5Gbps fast transfer speed, transfer photos/videos in just seconds to the mobile phone, pad, laptop, or computer , help you instantly sharing memorable moments on social media anytime and anywhere.
  • 【Super Utility Ports】SD/TF(Micro SD ) dual card slots, easy inserting and pulling, compatible with SD, SDHC, SDXC, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, for all kinds of Dash Cam/Trial Camera/Digital Camera memory cards, capacity up to128 GB. The standard USB port can works as USB Adapter connect camera, USB flash drive, U disk, hard drive, keyboard, mouse, printer etc to the USB-C devices.
  • 【Stable Bidirectional Transmission 】You can quickly transfer files from your memory cards/USB storage to the compatible Type C devices , or back up files from Type C devices to them, or transfer between 2 cards, transfer between card and U-disk.
  • 【Ultra Strong Compatibility】Compatible with all USB-C devices such as for Pad Pro 2020/2019/2018, iMac/iMac Pro 2017, MacBook/Pro/Air 2020/ 2019/2018, Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/S8 Plus / S9 Plus /Note 8/Note 9, Chromebook /Pixelbook, Surface Book 2, Asus Zenbook, Dell XPS13/15 etc.
  • 【Superior Safety, Durability and Portability 】-The shell of this sd card reader was made out of upgraded fireproof material, provide over-current, over-voltage, short-circuit and over-temperature protection ensure eliminate any security risk, protect your devices. The shell surface with superior wear and impact resistance, anti-fingerprint, is durable in use.Super light weight and compact size for you to carry around.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.5
Width 1.2
Length 2.1

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select usb3 cf card readers

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to usb3 cf card readers, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best usb3 cf card readers for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their usb3 cf card readers!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to usb3 cf card readers. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a usb3 cf card readers, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a usb3 cf card readers that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the usb3 cf card readers and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their usb3 cf card readers online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online usb3 cf card readers the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the usb3 cf card readers for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online usb3 cf card readers are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of usb3 cf card readers

Before even thinking about all the different usb3 cf card readers available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these usb3 cf card readerss will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these usb3 cf card readers will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer usb3 cf card readers every few months. This is because they know that people want the better usb3 cf card readers. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good usb3 cf card readers tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.