SIIG ExpressCard 34 11-in-1 Media Card Reader

Testing Continued

<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script> Posted 07/08/2006
Author: Matt Krei (FragTek)
Hardware Acquired: Newegg

Testing Continued

The SIIG Media Reader boasts it's ability to be used without the need of any drivers. Sure enough this holds true for both Mac OS X and Windows XP Pro. Unlike some other media card readers that add multiple drives even when no card is inserted this one does not. This is a huge plus, I couldn't stand my older readers that would add an extra ~6 drives even when no card was inserted. This is true for both Windows and Mac OS X.

A few seconds after inserting a flash card in to the reader an icon appears on the desktop (in Mac OS X) linking to the files on the media card. Under Windows you get a device icon that appears in My Computer (sorry, no pictures of the card being used in a Windows environment, but it definately does work and has been tested).

SIIG ExpressCard Media Reader

Transfer speeds are fast, very fast. You can easily max the read/write speed of your flash memory card using this adapter unlike using a USB cable to attach your camera to the computer. I was able to copy, add, and delete files from the memory card instantaneously while using it in the SIIG media card reader.
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03-07-2006, 03:46:55

Nice Fraggles look forward to it Quote

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