This new CFast Card Reader/Writer is the ideal solution for connecting any CFast media to any computer via eSATA or USB 3.0 port. This reader is equipped with eSATAp connection to take advantage of data and power from the new eSATA USB Hybrid Port. By using the optional Addonics USB 3.0 - eSATAp adapter adapter, this CFast Card Reader/Writer can also be accessed via the latest SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port or the ubiquitous USB 2.0 port and be directly powered from the USB port with the included eSATAp cable.
CFast is the latest Compact Flash media standard with native SATA interface to achieve much higher data throughput than current CF standard. The current generation of CFast media that we have tested show a data throughput of around 100 MB/sec. To learn more about the CFast standard, please review the following web page http://www.hsc-us.com/pdf/Evolution_of_cf_whitepaper.pdf
The eSATA USB Hybrid port (EUHP) is a new port commonly found on new generations of Notebook computers. This new port works with both standard eSATA and Hybrid eSATA power cable (eSATAp). When connecting this CFast adapter to EUHP with an eSATAp cable, the CFast adapter can get power and data connections at the same time via a single cable. To learn more about this eSATA USB Hybrid port, please visit the following EUHP tutorial page.
(connect to computer via eSATA USB Hybrid port via the includd eSATAp cable)
(connects to USB 3.0 via Addonics USB 3.0 -eSATAp adapter)
(connect to computer via eSATA port, requires power from the USB port using the included USB cable )