Sony AXS-AR3 Thunderbolt Card Reader





Media Standard


High speed data transfers via Thunderbolt 3 interface*
The AXS-AR3 AXS memory reader offers an incredible maximum data read speed of up to 9.6 Gbps (1200MB/s) from AXS memory via Thunderbolt 3. This makes it easier than ever to import 6K/4K/2K RAW/X-OCN files recorded onto AXS-A memory by AXS-R7.

Compatible* with Mac and PC
The AXS-AR3 is compatible with macOS 10.13 or later and Windows 10 64bit (Version1809) or later.
* 100% compatibility cannot be guaranteed for all computer systems.

Daisy chain
The unit supports a daisy chain function whereby more than one reader and other devices can be connected via Thunderbolt 3 to a PC/Mac.
For example, for AXS memory and SxS memory simultaneous recording users, SBAC-T40 SxS memory card reader is connected to AXS-AR3 by a daisy chin function.


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Memory Card Compatibility Database


Thunderbolt 3 (in certification testing)
AC-DC Adaptor (VGP-AC19V77)
Input: AC100V-240V, 50Hz/60Hz
Output: 19.5V/3.3A (MAX.)
Power Consumption
Approx. 25W
Approx. 100.0 x 71.0 x 193.5 mm (W x H x D) (Without protrusion)
Approx. 1.0 kg (Without memory card)
Operating Temperature
Storage Temperature
20°C ~ 60°C
Operating Humidity
20% ~ 80% (Non-condensing)
Operating System
Mac OS 10.13 or later
Windows 10 64bit (Version1809) or later
Supplied Accessories
Thunderbolt Cable (1)
AC Adaptor (1)
1x Sony AXS-AR3 Reader
1x Thunderbolt 3 Cable
1x Power Supply
1x Foam Cut Peli 1400

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