Sonnet SF3 Series - SxS Pro Card Reader



For years, pro digital video camera pioneers Sony and ARRI have used SxS professional memory cards for capturing footage on select cameras, relying on the cards for their durability and speed. With the move to shooting in 4K and higher frame rates, cards fill up faster than ever, and the need for a truly high-speed card reader with the fastest interface available is undeniable.

Sonnet’s SF3 Series - SxS Pro Card Reader fills the bill. Featuring a 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface, this device quickly ingests footage from SxS memory cards to any Mac or Windows computer with Thunderbolt 3 ports—on location, in the studio, or in the edit suite—at the fastest speeds the cards will support.

Key Features

  • Superior Performance—Ingests files from two SxS cards at maximum speed.
  • Dual SxS Slots—Enable simultaneous ingest of files from two cards for greater efficiency.
  • 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 Interface—Features dual Thunderbolt 3 ports; second port supports daisy chaining of up to five additional Thunderbolt peripheral devices.
  • Broad Card Support—Supports all SxS media, including SxS PRO+ E Series cards; XQD and SDHD cards supported when used with adapters.
  • Compact, Rugged, Stackable—Aluminium enclosure for rugged and reliable operation. Stackable design enables multiple SF3 Series card readers to occupy same footprint.
  • Thunderbolt 3 Cable & ThunderLok 3 Included—Includes 0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable and ThunderLok 3 Thunderbolt connector retainer clip to secure cable from accidental disconnections.
  • Backward Compatible with Thunderbolt 2 and Thunderbolt Macs—When used with an Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter.
  • macOS and Windows Compatible.

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