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Technical Specifications

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Compatibility

Mac Compatibility

      • Mac (Intel) with Thunderbolt 3 ports
      • Mac (M1) not currently compatible (Sony M1-compatible driver for SxS cards expected)
      • macOS® 10.12.6+
      • macOS Big Sur compatible (with SxS driver 3.0)(4)

      Windows Compatibility

      • Computer with Thunderbolt 3 & 4 or USB4 ports(5)
      • Windows 10 (64-bit Edition Version 1909 or greater)

      Supported Media

      • Sony SxS, SxS-1, SxS Pro, SxS Pro+, and SxS Pro X
      • XQD (requires Sony QDA-EX1 adapter, sold separately)
      • SD, SDHC, SDXC (requires Sonnet SD-SXS-E34 adapter, sold separately)
      • Sony AXS media NOT supported

      Utilities

      SxS cards supported by Sony Media Utility

      Hardware

      Part Number

      • TB3-1SXSPX

      Warranty

      • 2-year

      Form Factor

      • Portable card reader

      Bus Interface

      • 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3

      External Connectors

      • SxS card slot
      • Thunderbolt 3 ports

      Supported Media

      • Sony SxS, SxS-1, SxS Pro, SxS Pro+, and SxS PRO X
      • XQD (requires Sony QDA-EX1 adapter, sold separately)
      • SD, SDHC, SDXC (requires Sonnet SD-SXS-E34 adapter, sold separately)
      • Sony AXS media NOT supported

      Operating Temperatures

      • 0˚C to 35˚C (32˚F to 95˚F)

      Reader Dimensions WxDxH

      • 2.8 x 4.1 x 0.8 in. (72 x 105 x 19.5 mm)

      Weight

      • Reader: 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
      • Complete Package: 0.60 lbs (0.27 kg)

      Compliance

      • RoHS 3 Directive 2015/863
      • IEC62368-1 and IEC62368-2 Safety

      Package Contents

      • SxS PRO X Thunderbolt 3 Single-Slot Card Reader
      • 0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 cable
      • ThunderLok 3 retainer clip
      • Documentation

      Support Links

      Support Knowledge Base

      Drivers, Documentation, FAQs

      Product Manual

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      Technical Notes

      • Read speeds vary and are dependent on host devices, the OS version, or usage conditions.
      • XQD and SD card adapters sold separately.
      • ThunderLok 3 compatible specifically with Sonnet 0.5- and 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 cables; Sonnet 2-meter Thunderbolt 3 cables require ThunderLok 3L.
      • For installation under macOS Catalina or Big Sur, you must authorize the updated SxS driver in Security and Privacy System Preferences (unlock, then allow).
      • Windows computers require the latest firmware (BIOS) and Thunderbolt drivers to support this product. Check with your computer manufacturer for update information.

      Accessories

      Thunderbolt 3 Cable (0.7-meter)

      Thunderbolt 3 Cable (0.7-meter)

      Part No. TCB-TB3-07M

      • 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
      • Delivers full 40Gb/s bandwidth
      • Supports 100W of Power Delivery (PD)
      • Compatible with Sonnet ThunderLok 3
      ThunderLok 3L

      ThunderLok 3L

      Part No. TB3-LOK2L

      Secures Sonnet 1- and 2-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) active cables with ThunderLok 3L-compatible products.

      Not compatible with Sonnet 0.5- or 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) passive cables.
      ThunderLok 3

      ThunderLok 3

      Part No. TB3-LOK2

      Secures Sonnet 0.5- or 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) passive cables with ThunderLok 3-compatible products.

      Not compatible with Sonnet 1- or 2-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) active cables.
      ThunderLok 3

      SDHC Adapter for SxS Camera Slot

      Part No. TB3-LOK2

      SDHC memory card adapter for use in Sony® XDCAM camcorders.

      SxS PRO X Thunderbolt 3 Single-Slot Card Reader