Ingests footage from CFast 2.0 cards at up to maximum supported speeds. Simultaneously ingest from two cards at full speed(2).
Enable simultaneous ingest of files from two cards up to 1000+ MB/s aggregate.
Thunderbolt 3 provides four lanes of PCIe 3.0 (two lanes to each CFast 2.0 card slot). A Thunderbolt 4 device would be limited to one lane total. Learn more about Thunderbolt 3 performance benefits over Thunderbolt 4.
Small and rugged aluminum enclosure for reliable operation; design enables multiple SF3 Series card readers to occupy same footprint.
Threaded mount points enable secure attachment of two readers side-by-side on a rack tray in just 1U of rack space.
Powered through its Thunderbolt connection, the SF3 Series - CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader requires no power adapter.
Sonnet's pro card readers are fully compatible with Thunderbolt 4 computers, and are purposely designed with Thunderbolt 3 (which has four lanes of PCIe 3.0 available).
Supports Mac and Windows computers.
Featuring a 40Gbps Thunderbolt interface, this reader ingests footage from all CFast memory cards to Mac and Windows computers with Thunderbolt 4 or Thunderbolt 3 ports—on location, in the studio, or in the edit suite—at up to the fastest speeds the cards will support.
SF3 Series professional media readers are fully compatible with Thunderbolt 4 computers. Sonnet’s media readers are purposely designed with a Thunderbolt 3 controller and its four lanes of PCIe (not available in a Thunderbolt 4 peripheral) to achieve maximum simultaneous ingest speeds. Learn more about the performance benefits of Thunderbolt 3 over Thunderbolt 4.
also compatible with M1 Macs
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