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Sonnet Qio MR Professional Media Reader/Writer for Windows PCs, Up to 200 MB/s Data Transfer Speed


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Product Highlights

  • Replaces Multiple Card Readers
  • PCI Express bus interface for superior performance
  • Supports variety of ExpressCard/34, CardBus adapters
  • Built-In SATA Connections
  • Multi-Tasking
  • ExpressCard Slot Interface
Sonnet Qio MR Professional Media Reader/Writer for Windows PCs, Up to 200 MB/s Data Transfer Speed $899.00

About Sonnet

The Sonnet Qio MR is a multi-tasking marvel; this is the industry's first device which supports all major HD video memory card formats in one compact, mobile rack-mounted unit. Qio MR reads from and writes to just about any memory card P2, SxS, CompactFlash, SDHC and SDXC, all at high speed. Replacing multiple standalone card readers, Qio MR's dual P2, SxS and CF slots enable you to ingest files more efficiently and the included SD card adapter handles SDHC and SDXC media. Qio MR reads files from any combination of cards with aggregate bandwidth up to 200 MB/sec., much faster than FireWire or USB 2.0 adapters are capable.

For PC users, Qio MR provides all the capabilities and advantages of the original Qio users have come to appreciate in an easy to install, Windows-compatible package. The Qio MR chassis slides easily into an empty 5.25" mobile rack (drive) bay, while the included Internal PCI Express Bus Extender PCIe interface card installs into any half or full-height PCIe slot.

Sonnet Features

  • Replaces Multiple Card Readers: Comprehensive memory card compatibility with support for Sony SxS; Panasonic P2; CompactFlash; SDHC and SDXC cards (with included adapter)
  • Fast: Uses PCI Express bus interface to deliver superior performance; aggregate bandwidth of 200MB/sec
  • Versatile: Supports a wide variety of ExpressCard/34 and CardBus adapter cards, including Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi, USB, FireWire and more
  • Built-In SATA Connections: Integrated, fast SATA host controller based on Tempo SATA E4P with four eSATA ports supports SATA drive enclosures with up to 20 drives total
  • Multi-Tasking: Dual SxS, CompactFlash and P2 slots enable Qio MR to offload files efficiently, its PCIe interface supporting high speed transfers

Sonnet Specifications

Windows Compatibility
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008
PC Compatibility
Known Compatible Computers:
Dell T5500
Dell Dimension 9100
HP Z400
HP Z600
HP Z800
HP XW4200
HP XW8400
HP XW8600
Known Compatible Motherboards:
Asus P6T7, Sabertooth X58
Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3L
Super Micro X8DTH-6F, X8ST3-F, X8STE
Known Incompatible Computers & Motherboards:
Dell XPS400
External Connectors (Qio MR Chassis)
Two CompactFlash (CF)
Two CardBus (P2)
Two ExpressCard/34 (SxS)
Internal Connectors (Qio MR Enclosure)
Four eSATA (to connect hard drives)
PCIe x1 - 18 pin
Internal Connectors (PCIe Adapter Card)
PCIe x1 - 18 pin
External Connectors (Adapter Card)
External PCIe x1 - 18
Data Transfer Speed
Up to 200 MB/s aggregate
Bus Interface
PCI Express x1
Supported Media, CompactFlash Slots
Type I CompactFlash
Supported Media, CardBus Slots
P2, P2 E-series
Supported Media, ExpressCard/34 Slots
SxS; SxS Pro; SDXC using included adapter
Drives Type Supported
Serial ATA
Flash-ROM upgradeable to latest firmware version
RoHS Compliant
12V@1.5A input
Absolute Maximum Input Voltage
Dimensions (W x D x H)
5.75 x 6 x 1.6 in. (14.60 x 15.24 x 4.06cm)
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