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Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • 12-in-1
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1
  • Plug-n-Play & Hot-Swap
  • Light Weight & Portable
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Learn more about the Tek Republic TUC-300

Model

Brand
Tek Republic
Model
TUC-300

Spec

Type
SD/microSD/MS
Slots
3
Installation Type
External

Features

Color
Black

Spec

Interface
USB 3.0
Dimensions
2.6" x 1" x 0.6"
Compatibility
SDHC / Micro SD / Mini SD / MS / MS Pro / MS Duo / MS Pro Duo / SD / MMC / RS-MMC
Support - Memory Stick
Yes
Support - MMC
Yes
Support - SD
Yes

Features

Features
Works perfectly with all your USB 1.1, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 devices

Support data transfer rate at Super speed (5 Gbps) / High speed (480 Mbps) / Full speed (12Mbps)

Support SDHC (Secure Digital High capacity) and microSDHC Cards

Read/Write microSD/MicroSDHC/T-Flash, SD/SDHC, Mini SD, MMC, MMC Plus, RS-MMC, MMC Mobile,

MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo

Plug-n-Play, Hot Swappable

Support Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 (32/64 bit); Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8

Packaging

Package Contents
TUC-300

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 Year
Labor
1 Year

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • David E.
  • 7/30/2014 8:12:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: - Fast
- Plug and Play
- USB 3
- Portable

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: It will only go as fast as the card you insert is rated for.

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  • Muffet H.
  • 7/23/2014 2:04:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDoesn't detect SD cards

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: Worked very well for about 2 months

Cons: Stopped detecting SD cards, have reinstalled drivers, switched USB ports, tried USB 2.0 drivers on my ports, have tried other computers

Other Thoughts: I am a pro photographer and have relied on this, am regretting it now

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  • Peter G.
  • 7/19/2014 5:50:26 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent!

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: Works! Haven't tested speed. Tested on Windows Vista Business laptop. Has 4 ports

Cons: none

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  • Randall J.
  • 5/20/2014 12:39:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHandy Little Device

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: Allows easy card reading. Combined with a 3 ft USB cable I can use a port in the rear of my computer and have the reader sit on top of my desk.

Cons: None

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  • Douglas S.
  • 4/26/2014 8:24:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGood, but dosen't work in some laprops

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: I got this at a good price while on sale. In general I am happy with this card reader. I don't pay much attention to transfer rates unless I find a device to be exceptionally slow. For my needs the transfer rates are fine, so I am satisfied with this aspect of the reader. I only gave this product four eggs because of a problem I mention in the con section.

Cons: The one complaint I have is that this card reader does not work with my primary laptop at home - an HP Envy 17 (2000 series). The laptop detects it, then disconnects and detects it again in a repeated cycle until I remove it. It does work with other laptops and PCs I have tried it on. It does this both with an SD card and a micro SD card. It worked with an Envy 14, an Envy m6 and both my PC at home and at work.

Other Thoughts: Overall, this card reader works well, but I would not recommend it if you plan to use it with an Envy 17, at least not one from the 2000 series.

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  • Michael U.
  • 4/15/2014 6:42:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: None

Cons: Never worked out of the box, tried on multiple computers and was never recognized, not even worth paying return shipping to send it back, I'll just eat the loss. Sometimes it's such a gamble buying from newegg....

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  • James A.
  • 4/10/2014 3:11:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: Small and works fine, quick shipping, great price

Cons: None

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  • Roger B.
  • 3/29/2014 4:36:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsJust what I wanted, Love it

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: It's very small, would fit in your pocket and not be uncomfortable. Reads cars well and reads them quickly.

SD,SDHC,SDXc,RS-MMC,Mobile-MMC. MMC-Micro, MS,MS-Pro,MS-Duo,MS-Pro Duo,MS-ProHG Duo 8bit mode

Works on All Windows versions from XP on up. Works on Mac OS X v1.0.3.9 or later

USB 3.0 and compatible with USB 2

"Claims" data rate 5Gbps, 480/12/1.5 Mbps

Cons: I really don't call these cons but some may. It's tiny, very small. Would not be hard to lose track of this little guy.

Also the cord is very short. It measures 3.5 inches from the device to the USB plug. Overall length of the device is exactly 8 inches tip to tip. Thickness of the reader is 0.5 inches.

Other Thoughts: I just wanted a small card reader to be able to read the SD cards from a digital camera I picked up. I did not want to put another device in the front bays of my desktop. I was however prepared to. I was shopping card readers on New Egg. As I signed up to receive e-mails from New Egg I found an e-mail in my inbox the next morning. New Egg knew I was shopping for card readers and sent me some suggestions other shoppers had liked. I saw this and purchased it within 10 minutes. I guess there marketing e-mails work well ;)

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  • Chester L.
  • 3/17/2014 6:05:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFastest reader

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: Fastest card reader that I've own. Very compact in size.
Customer service is from Tek Republic is also excellent. They responded quickly and replaced a defective item quickly. Highly recommended!

Cons: microSD and SD slots share the same drive letter so you can't use both at the same time.

Other Thoughts: The speed of the read and write depends on the card used and there aren't very many fast cards out there. I used the PNY Elite Performance 64GB SD and I tested up to 90MB/s read and write.

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  • Robert M.
  • 3/7/2014 4:25:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsYes Please

This review is from: Tek Republic TUC-300 USB 3.0 Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, and MSXC. 12-in-1 Card Reader

Pros: Price
Small, seriously tiny
Short cord that doesn't get in the way
Doesn't require external power

Cons: Nope

Other Thoughts: It works

The short cord could be a Pro or Con depending on your needs. Keep in mind the cord is VERY short, so if you need the hub run any further than a few inches this item is not for you. You'd be better off with a powered device to mount to a desk.

You will be hard pressed to find a smaller card reader that is USB 3.0

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