Pro-Dock 4: Introducing SanDisk’s New Card Reader

Pro-Dock 4, SanDisk’s new product that attracts attention with its high speed and usability was showcased. Here are the Pro-Dock 4 features and price.

Western Digital, the parent company of popular memory card manufacturer SanDisk, has unveiled its new line of card readers for professionals.

Designed with high performance in mind, this line-up comes with the new one Pro-Dock 4 with four new Pro-Readers and fast CFexpress cards.

10 Gbps SanDisk Pro-Dock 4 comes into play

Designed with maximum speed, efficiency and focus, Pro-Dock 4 connects to your Mac or PC via Thunderbolt 3 for transfers up to 10 Gbps. In addition, thanks to the new Pro-Reader modules inside, it makes it possible to use up to four modules by changing them.

On the front of the device is a headphone jack (it is not known whether it is TRS or TRRS for headphone / microphone combination), 2 x Type-C and 2 x Type-A USB outputs. Going back, there are points like DisplayPort output for connecting monitors, RJ45 network interface for internet and Thunderbolt 3 output for connecting other devices.

Any of the four Pro-Reader modules available for Pro-Dock 4 can be seen in the pictures above. The most popular part of the products is that you don’t need a dock to use them. Since there is a Type-C USB connector on the back of each, you can connect the products directly to your computer.

The Pro-Dock 4 has a price tag of US $ 499. The retail price of modules that can be purchased for the dock or individually is as follows:

  • Multi-card reader $ 79.99
  • CFast Reader $ 89.99
  • CFexpress Reader $ 99
  • RED Mini-Mags reader $ 199

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