Thunderbolt™ Card Reader for 2xSD4.0 / 1xCF


The Thunderbolt™ technology is the newest, most powerful, and flexible I/O technology ever created for a personal computer today. It can be utilized to many products, but the most popular usage is in storage products. Thunderbolt™ technology offers lighting data transfer speed and daisy chain up to six devices without degrading the speed rates.

Designed for the SD cards and CF cards users, DataTale CR-FD21 Thunderbolt™ Card Reader provides two SD 4.0 slots and one CF card slot to transfer digital data simultaneously up to 800MB per second.

DataTale CR-FD21 Thunderbolt™ Card Reader delivers a new level of performance to SD/CF cards and digital data storage users, and allows massive data move between thunderbolt-equipped host and digital camcorders or digital camera.

By employing the new Thunderbolt™ technology and SD4.0 card/CF card support, the DataTale CR-FD21 Card Reader becomes the perfect audio/video/movie/photos/data transfer unit with offloading of spanned clips support, using its two media card slots; and can be accessed at a maximum of 800MB per second, using two SD 4.0 cards and one CF Card simultaneously, like the sound of thunder!

The CR-FD21 Thunderbolt™ Card Reader is bus-powered. The LED indicators display the data access process. With its compact design, the CR-FD21 can be carried easily.

  • Connects via Thunderbolt™ ports, up to 10 Gbps data transfer rate
  • Supports 2 x SD 4.0 card and 1 x CF card simultaneously, up to 800MBps transfer rate
  • Compatible with Time Machine (Apple) for backups and file protection
  • Provides multiple media slots with increased speed and flexibility
  • Monitors data transfer status via LED indicators
  • Dissipates heat efficiently with aluminum housing
  • Plug-n-play connection

  • Media Support SD card, up to SD4.0, SDHC, SDHC UHS-I, SDXC, SDXC UHS-I, SDXC UHS-II
    CF card, CF Type I (UDMA 0-6),
    CF Type II (UDMA 0-7) compatible
    Memory Slots SD 4.0 x 2
    CF x 1
    Bus Interface 10 Gbps Thunderbolt
    Data Transfer Speed Up to 800 MBps
    LED Indicator Link / Read / Write
    Dimension Body: 110 (W) x 68 (D) x 24 (H) mm
    Cable & Connector: 332mm
    Weight 180 g
    System Requirements Computer with a Thunderbolt™ port
    Mac OS X10.8 or higher
    Windows 7 or later


    File Name Sized Ver. Date Downloads
    CR-FD21_EN.pdf 0.40 MB EN 2015/4/29
    CR-FD21_SC.pdf 0.32 MB SC 2015/4/29
    CR-FD21_TC.pdf 0.31 MB TC 2015/4/29


    File Name Sized Ver. Date Downloads
    CR-FD21 Setup for Windows 7 0.56 MB Win 2014/6/13 5.34 MB Win 2014/7/2