Thunderbolt and USB CFexpress Type B Card Reader

OWC Atlas FXR CFexpress Card Reader



Thunderbolt + USB

Xtremely Fast


Transfer Speeds



Type B Cards


Only $79.99

Rocket Fuel for Your Creative Endeavors

Ultra-compact, universally compatible CFexpress Type B card reader for content creators, professional photographers and videographers, filmmakers, vloggers, and social influencers

Flexible Compatibility

Plug and play with past, present, and future Macs, Windows PCs, iPads, Chromebooks, Android devices, and Surface devices


Bus-powered so no power supply or power cable needed

Xtremely Fast

Get the most out of CFexpress Type B cards with your machine


Non-skid rubber feet keep reader in place

Read at Warp Speed

Ingest video footage and photos at over 1600MB/s1

Plug and Play

Includes a Thunderbolt (USB-C) cable with a tethered USB-A adapter


About the size of a debit card and up to 7x smaller than other single readers


2 Year OWC Limited Warranty

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Revolutionize Your Capture to Ingest Workflow

The Atlas FXR will revolutionize your capture to ingest workflow with Flexible compatibility, Xtreme speed, and travel-Ready convenience. Now you can transfer video footage and photos on location, in the studio, or in the edit suite to virtually any Thunderbolt or USB port equipped computer or tablet at over 1600MB/s speed. By taking full advantage of the high-performance potential of CFexpress Type B cards – like the OWC Atlas line – this remarkable card reader will maximize your creative time by letting you offload far faster than downloading from camera to computer.

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Maximizes Creative Time

Having an efficient workflow is a must in order maximize your creative time. The Atlas FXR eliminates productivity slowdown when transferring content to/from your computer. It “eats up” data at 1.6GB/s which means you can transfer 100 photos averaging 25MB in size in less than 1.6 seconds. That’s the OWC Beyond Fast™ performance you can count on to make a difference with your projects or clients.

OWC Atlas FXR with MacBook Air and iPad Pro

Minuscule Yet Mighty

Sized similarly to a debit card, the Atlas FXR is the smallest Thunderbolt CFexpress Type B card reader on the market. Nearly 7x smaller than other Thunderbolt CFexpress readers, the Atlas FXR easily fits into the smallest camera bag so you can pack more accessories to help capture incredible content. You can also pair this minuscule reader with a USB-C or Thunderbolt-equipped iPad or a USB-C Android tablet to create a super lightweight yet mightily powerful capture and edit solution.

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Travel & Daisy Chain Ready

When you need a CFexpress Type B card reader that simply works wherever you take it with whatever device you have, the Atlas FXR is the Plug and Play solution. It’s bus-powered via the included Thunderbolt cable with tethered USB-A adapter, so you don’t need to lug around a bulky power supply or be handcuffed to an AC outlet. And its bus-powered single port design makes it perfect for use at the end of a daisy chain when you are back on a desktop editing 8K RAW video!

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OWC Atlas FXR on desktop with camera and OWC Atlas Pro CFexpress Memory Cards

Effectively Cool Details

Details matter when it comes to obtaining the highest performance from your CFexpress card. That’s why the Atlas FXR is built with aircraft-grade heat dissipating aluminum and non-skid rubber feet. This ensures a highly effective and silent cooling airflow around the entire reader so your memory card won’t overheat and throttle your speed.

OWC Atlas Ultra CFexpress Memory Card + OWC Atlas FXR Reader - HD Speed Test screenshot

After intensive stress tests with multiple full capacity cycles, the Atlas FXR reader still delivers consistent sustained 1400MB/s read and 1200MB/s write performance from a 650GB Atlas Ultra CFexpress card while maintaining a safe temperature.

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Innergize Your Workflow with Highest Performance and Reliability

OWC Innergize™ is the first stage of the Capture to Completion™ ecosystem of OWC products designed to seamlessly propel professional photographers, videographers, and content creators to the highest level of workflow performance and reliability. This OWC custom-designed app is a complete health, performance, and field upgrade management tool when using OWC Atlas memory cards with OWC Atlas readers and reader equipped products.

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Work with Maximum Confidence and Reliability

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Over time and use cycles, flash memory does wear out. Innergize verifies and reports the percentage of use life remaining. Now you can work with full confidence your OWC flash memory product will deliver the reliability you can trust.

OWC Innergize - Sanitize


Writes, deletes, and formatting all take their toll on memory cards. Innergize cleans and restores the flash memory performance of OWC memory cards so you can get the best results on every use.

OWC Innergize - Field Upgrade

Field Upgrade

When new cameras or firmware updates to existing cameras are introduced, they may not work properly with flash memory cards and drives. Innergize gives OWC memory card users the ability to quickly upgrade their firmware in the field for full compatibility, additional performance enhancements, and bug fixes for optimal reliability.

OWC, Trusted by Pros & Enthusiasts the World Over

OWC, Trusted by Pros & Enthusiasts the World Over

We build our hardware to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because 100% reliability is always the goal, we rigorously quality test and back our hardware with a 2 Year OWC Limited Warranty and award-winning customer support.

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  1. Over 1600MB/s speed when connected to host with Thunderbolt 3 or faster interface. Up to 900MB/s speed when connected to USB host.