Transcend Recommends High Speed Portable SSD and Card Readers for Photographers

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Published August 2nd, 2018 - 09:12 GMT
Transcend’s high speed portable SSD and card readers can save a significant amount of time transferring high-resolution files.
Transcend’s high speed portable SSD and card readers can save a significant amount of time transferring high-resolution files.

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, recommends its ESD220C portable SSD and RDC8/RDF9/RDF2 card readers supporting the speeds that professional photographers and videographers need to quickly transfer and backup photos and videos. With the large file sizes that many digital cameras are capable of generating these days, the faster you can access and storage your files, the sooner you can start editing your photographs. Transcend’s high speed portable SSD and card readers can save a significant amount of time transferring high-resolution files and make post-production workflow more efficient. 

High-speed Portable SSD for Photos and Videos

Looking for serious storage speeds for your photos, videos and files? Transcend's ESD220C is an external SSD that features fast data transfer rates and solid data integrity. Taking full advantage of the SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface and built-in SLC caching technology, the ESD220C achieves exceptional transfer speeds of up to 410MB/s read and 400MB/s write, much faster than a spinning drive. Compact and portable, with mere 9.6mm in height, the credit-card size ESD220C fits perfectly in your wallet or pocket to travels easily from the studio to the field.

The ESD220C comes with a free download of the exclusive Transcend Elite data management tools. The software allows important files stored on your Transcend storage devices to be kept organized, protected and up-to-date, making you more productive. Transcend Elite provides an additional feature to secure sensitive data stored on the portable SSD and keep your files for your eyes only.

USB 3.1/3.0 high speed interface card readers for most popular card formats

Transcend offers RDC8 and RDF9 card readers equipped with USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface high speed boosts your workflow and efficiency. The versatile card readers allow professional photographers, videographers and graphic designers transfer data at high speed, accelerating the entire post-production processing. Aiming at the new computer platforms with a Type-C USB port, such as Apple's MacBook and Google's Chromebook, Transcend's RDC8 card reader with four slots can unleash the full potential of most of the flash cards, including SD cards, microSD cards, CF cards, and Memory Stick (MS). Transcend's RDC8 is an ideal choice for fast and efficient data transfer from a flash card to a laptop with Type-C USB ports. 

Transcend’s RDF9 USB 3.1/3.0 UHS-II card reader with the latest UHS-II interface is here to unleash the high speed performance of a UHS-II SD card, transferring high resolution RAW images and HD videos to your computer just in seconds. Equipped with USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface, the RDF9 delivers the blazing fast read and write speeds of up to 260MB/s and 190MB/s accordingly. Additionally, it also boasts the CompactFlash, microSD and Memory Stick card slots, offering you to transfer different types of digital files with one compact card reader.

For professional cinematographers who pursue extreme transfer efficiency with CFast memory cards, Transcend's CFast 2.0 RDF2 card reader with the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface supports transfer of high-res photos and videos 10 times faster than USB 2.0 interface. RDF2's compact and portable design allows the users to easily carry around with them from studio to the filming spot without adding any burden.

The prospect of losing precious, once-in-a-lifetime shots to camera or memory card malfunction is a longstanding fear that looms in the minds of professional and amateur photographers alike. For extra peace of mind, Transcend’s RDC8/RDF9/RDF2 card reader includes a free download of exclusive RecoveRx software. With a user-friendly interface, RecoveRx is amazing data recovery tool to effectively recover lost, deleted or damaged photos and other digital files from multiple types of memory cards.

Background Information


Transcend Information. Inc. was founded in 1988 by Mr. Chung-Won Shu, Peter, with its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Today, Transcend has become a leading global brand of digital storage, multimedia and industrial products with 13 offices worldwide. Not only do we design, develop, and manufacture all of our own products, but we also market and sell them. At Transcend, we uphold the highest quality and believe in professional service. As a customer-focused company, Transcend has the ability to quickly respond to the market's changing needs.


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