Sonnet SF3 Series – CFast™ 2.0 Pro Card Reader

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SF3-2CFSTSF3 Series – CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader
Form FactorPortable card reader
Bus Interface40Gbps Thunderbolt 3
External ConnectorCFast slots
Data Transfer RateUp to 1000+ MB/s aggregate
PowerBus-powered via Thunderbolt 3 connection
Supported Media
  • CFast
  • CFast 2.0(2)
Dimensions (WxDxH)5.75 x 3.5 x 1 in. (144.8 x 88.9 x 25.4 mm)
RoHS CompliantYes
Package Contents
  • SF3 Series – CFast 2.0 ProCard Reader
  • Documentation
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Superior Performance

Thunderbolt LogoС нарастващата популярност на професионалните цифрови кинокамери от Canon, ARRI и Blackmagic Design, използването на CFast 2.0 карти с памет се повиши и необходимостта от истински високоскоростен четец на карти . С номиналната скорост на четене на CFast 2.0 карти близо 550 MB / s е ясно, че USB четците не задоволяват тази нужда. Sonnet’s SF3 ™ Series – CFast ™ 2.0 Pro Reader Card. С помощта на 40Gbps интерфейс Thunderbolt ™ 3, това устройство бързо прехвърля кадри от карти с памет CFast на всеки компютър Mac или Windows (1) с портове Thunderbolt 3 – на място, в студиото или в редакционния пакет – с най-бързите скорости на картите .

Key Features

Superior Performance—Supports ingest of files from two CFast cards at maximum speed

40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 Interface—Connects to any Thunderbolt 3 computer port, or at the end of a Thunderbolt 3 device daisy chain

Dual CFast Slots—Enable simultaneous ingest of files from two cards up to 1000 MB/s aggregate

Bus-Powered—Powered through Thunderbolt connection; no power adapter required

Rugged Construction—Aluminum enclosure plus replaceable captive Thunderbolt 3 cable withstand heavy use

macOS and Windows Compatible


Industry’s First CFast 2.0 Card Reader for Thunderbolt 3
1000+ MB/s
up to
Enables simultaneous ingest of files from two cards up to 1000+ MB/s aggregate


As the industry’s first CFast 2.0 card reader for Thunderbolt 3, the SF3 Series – CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader employs its dual card slots to take advantage of the tremendous bandwidth offered by Thunderbolt 3. Capable of ingesting files simultaneously from two cards at concurrent data transfer speeds up to 1000+ MB/s—more than double the average ingest speed of USB 3.0 card readers—using the Sonnet reader makes for a significantly more convenient and efficient workflow.

Thunderbolt 3 Port Icon

Bus Powered by Thunderolt 3 Port
No Power Adapters Required

The SF3 Series – CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader connects directly to your Mac or Windows computer’s Thunderbolt 3 port or at the end of a Thunderbolt 3 device chain. Requiring only a single cable to connect to your computer, this high-performance Sonnet reader is bus powered (no separate power supply required).

Thunderbolt 3 Computer Connected to SF3 Series - CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader

Rugged Aluminum and Dimensions Icons

Compact and Rugged

Measuring a compact 5.75 inches wide by 1 inch high by 3.5 inches deep, the SF3 Series – CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader is suitable for use in any workspace, even where space is tight. The reader’s shell is made from extruded aluminum, making it lightweight, and yet rugged enough to be transported in an equipment bag without fear of damaging the case.

Captive Thunderbolt 3 Cable

Replaceable Captive Cable

Through the use of a captive cable, the SF3 Series – CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader’s Thunderbolt cable remains firmly connected to it at all times. Should the cable ever break, it can easily be replaced by Sonnet or a Sonnet-authorized service center.

SF3 Series - CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader



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