Aiming at new computer platforms with a Type-C USB port, Transcend's an RDC8 card reader with three slots can unleash the full potential of most flashcards, including SD cards, microSD cards, and CompactFlash cards. Equipped with the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface, Transcend's RDC8 is an ideal choice for fast and efficient data transfer from a flashcard to a USB Type-C laptop.

USB Type-C for new devices 

Transcend's RDC8 card reader comes with a reversible USB Type-C connector for greater ease of use. You don't need to worry about plugging it in upside down. The RDC8 card reader is compatible with new laptops or MacBooks featuring a Type-C port.

Compact multifunctional card reader

Transcend's RDC8 card reader is equipped with three slots for SD memory cards, microSD memory cards, and CompactFlash cards, offering you a convenient way to transfer different types of digital files with one compact card reader.

Blazing-fast transfer speeds

Taking full advantage of the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface for fast transfers, Transcend's RDC8 card reader will unleash the full potential of your high-speed flash cards. In addition, the RDC8 has an LED indicator to show card insertion and data transfer activity.

Compact power

The RDC8 card reader is small enough to slip into your pocket or briefcase for superior convenience. Because it's easy to carry, you can transfer your most important files anywhere, anytime.

RecoveRx software

Transcend offers the RecoveRx software, a free data recovery utility that allows you to search deep within a storage device for traces of erased files including digital photos, documents, music, and videos.


  • 67.6 mm x 45 mm x 15.2 mm (2.66" x 1.77" x 0.60")
  • 32 g (1.13 oz)
  • Black
USB Type:
  • micro USB to USB Type C
Connection Interface:
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1
Card Reader Slot(s):
  • SD 
  • microSD
  • CompactFlash
Operating Temperature:
  • 0°C (32°F) ~ 70°C (158°F)
Operating Voltage:
  • 5V
Operating System:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or later
  • macOS 10.2.8 or later
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30 or later
Memory Card Supported:
  • SDXC (UHS-I)
  • SDHC (UHS-I)
  • microSDXC (UHS-I)
  • microSDHC (UHS-I)
  • CompactFlash (UDMA7)
  • CompactFlash (Type I)