Lexar® Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader

Does the Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader support SDXC cards?

Yes, but before inserting the SDXC card into the reader, please make sure the operating system of your computer is compatible with SDXC cards and supports the exFAT file format.

Click here for the SD Card Associations reference guide: https://www.sdcard.org/consumers/sdxc_capabilities/using_sdxc

The chart below will help determine if the operating system of your computer supports the exFAT file format.

Operating System

exFAT support

Other Suggested Updates

Windows 7

Supported

 

Windows Vista (SP 2)

Requires update to Service Pack 2 (SP2)

 

Download Service Pack 2 (with exFAT support)

 

Windows XP

Requires exFAT patch update

 

Download exFAT patch update

N/A

Mac OS X

Only supported on Mac Mini released in June 2010,  iMac released in July 2010, and MacBook Air released in October 2010.

Requires Max OS X version 10.6.4

 

N/A

Note: Lexar recommends the use of the SD Formatter tool to correctly format SDXC cards (as opposed to the native OS formatting tools). Click here to install the SD 3.0 formatter.

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Do I have to install a driver before using the Lexar® Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader?

No, the reader has a convenient plug-and-play design and does not require a driver. If you have difficulty using the reader, please contact technical support at support@lexar.com.

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What should I do if my computer can’t detect the Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader?

Verify that the USB cable is properly connected into the USB port, and insert a card into the reader to see if the light flashes. If the LED does not flash, your computer may not be detecting the reader. Please visit www.lexar.com/support and click on the “LiveHelp” link for 24-hour support, or call one of the numbers provided for support during regular business hours.

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I’m connected to a network drive and use Windows® XP operating system. Why can’t my system detect all five reader card slots when I click on MY COMPUTER?

I’m connected to a network drive and use Windows® XP operating system. Why can’t my system detect all five reader card slots when I click on MY COMPUTER?

 If you are using a network drive and Windows XP operating system, your computer may not be able to detect all of the slots. In order to show all reader slots, you must change the drive letter of your card slots. Please follow instructions below to change the drive letter:

  • On your desktop screen, right click on MY COMPUTER and select MANAGE
  • Select DISK MANAGEMENT from the menu located on the left hand side of your screen
  • Locate and select your REMOVABLE DRIVE (reader slot), then right click
  • Select CHANGE DRIVE LETTER AND PATH and select CHANGE
  • On the right side, you will see a drop-down menu with a letter.
  • Click on the drop-down arrow, select a new letter for your REMOVABLE DRIVE (reader slot), and click OK
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Does the Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader work with Windows 7 operating system?

Yes, the reader is compatible with laptops running Windows XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows 7 operating systems.

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Does the Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader work with Mac OS® X operating system?

Yes, the reader is compatible with Mac® systems running Mac OS 10.4 operating system and later.

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Is the Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader compatible with USB 2.0?

Yes, the reader is backwards compatible with computers that have a USB 2.0 port.

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What card formats does the Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader support?

The reader supports 25 popular memory card formats: CompactFlash® Type I and Type II, SD™, SDHC™, SDXC™, miniSD™, miniSDHC™, MMC™, MMCplus™, RS-MMC™, microSD™, microSDHC™, Memory Stick™, Memory Stick (with MagicGate™), Memory Stick PRO™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick Duo (with MagicGate), Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark 2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo “HX”, Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™), xD-Picture Card™, xD-Picture Card Type-M, xD-Picture Card Type-M+, and xD-Picture Card Type-H.

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