External mSATA SSD / CFast card Reader/Writer

Discontinued and replaced by PU25EU3-4F


This Reader/Writer is a handy accessory that allows you to use the mSATA SSD or the CFast card as a removable media on any computer. Designed to connect to system externally via eSATA or the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port, this Reader/Writer ensures maximum performance from the mSATA or the CFast card.

The Reader/Writer comes bundled with two adapters for the mSATA and CFast card respectively. The adapter converts the mSATA or the CFast media into a 1.8" micro SATA storage device that can be inserted into the open slot of the Reader/Writer. The hundled eSATAp cable allows the unit to be directly powered from eSATAp (hybrid eSATA/USB) port or from USB port via the Addonics USB 3.0 - eSATAp adapter. The device is fully plug and play with no software driver to install.

1.8" micro SATA SSD or hard drive can also be directly inserted into the device slot. With the optional micro SATA-CF adapter, this device can also be used to to read write to standard CF media

Front view


Rear view


Diagram below shows the various types of media that
are supported by this reader / writer (the mSATA and 
CFast adapters are included with the reader /writer). 
All the media shown are for illustration propose
and are not part of the product.



Following illustrates the three differnt ways to power this Reader/Writer when 
connecting to different type of ports on the computer

MSCFAEU3 - Model with both eSATA and USB 3.0 connections comes with universal eSATAp cable (AAUESPT100CN)
MSCFAES - Model with eSATA connection only comes with standard eSATA cable 




  • Portable - compact size and light weight
  • Read and write to mSATA SSD, CFast card using the included adapters
  • Read and write to CF card with optional CF - micro SATA adapter)
  • Direct read/write to1.8" micro SATA SSD / HDD
  • Choice of model with both USB 3.0 / 2.0 and eSATA connections or eSATA only
  • High performance:
    • eSATA - up to 6,000 mbps
    • USB 3.0 - up to 5,000 mbps
  • Media can be hot swap when connecting to USB port or hot swappable eSATA port
  • Complete Plug and Play, not software driver required
  • Powered directly from USB port or eSATAp (hybride eSATA/USB port) using the universal eSATAp cable
  • Bootable via eSATA connection
  • Power and drive access LEDs
  • OS support
    • USB connection - Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, 7 and 8, Mac OS X and above, Linux kernel 2.4 and higher
    • SATA connection - DOS, all Windows OS, Mac OS X and above, Linux Kernel 2.4 and higher, Solaris X and higher


Package content:

MSCFAEU3 - (External mSATA/CFast card reader with eSATA and USB 3.0/2.0 connection)
External mSATA SSD and CFast card Reader/Writer with eSATA connection, USB 3.0 - eSATAp adapter (ADU3ESA), 3-foot universal eSATAp cable (AAUESPT100CN), mSATA - micro SATA adapter (ADMS18SA), CFast - micro SATA adapter (ADCFASTMS), USB power cable (AAUSBPCN24) and user guide

MSCFAES - (External mSATA/CFast card reader with eSATA connection)
External mSATA SSD and CFast card Reader/Writer with eSATA connection, 3-foot eSATA cable (AAESATA100C), mSATA - micro SATA adapter (ADMS18SA), CFast - micro SATA adapter (ADCFASTMS), USB power cable (AAUSBPCN24) and user guide

eSATA or USB 3.0 / 2.0
Maximum Read / Write Speed:
  • eSATA - up to 6,000 Mbps
  • USB 3.0 - 5,000 Mbps
  • USB 2.0 - up to 480 Mbps
Power Source
  • eSATA - from USB port using the bundled USB power cable (AAUSBPCN24) or from eSATA/USB hybrid port
  • USB - direct power from USB connection using the Addonics universal eSATAp cable
  • Optional power adapter (model: AAPAC5VCN)
Supported OS
  • USB - Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, 7, 8, Linux kernel 2.4 and higher, Mac OS X or higher
  • eSATA - DOS, all Windows OS Linux Kernel 2.4 and higher
Dimensions: 117 mm (W) x 126 mm (D) x 24 mm (H)
Weight: 5.36oz (152g)
Operating Temperature and humidity 0 °C to + 60 °C, 5 - 90%
Storage Temperature and humidity -40 °C to + 60 °C, 5 - 95% non condensing
Warranty: One Year



ADMSCF (1.8" Micro SATA to Compact Flash Adapter)
1.8inch Micro SATA CF Adapter, plastic frame kit, User Manual,
Price: 23.99
AAUSBU5PT (universal USB power cable + 5 power tips)
AAUSBU5PT Univerisal USB power cable only + 5 power tips
Price: 12.00
AAPAC5VCN (5V Power Adapter with center negative)
5V Power adapter center negative. For use on Addonics Pocket UDD, 4-slot UDD and Pocket eSATA/USB DigiDrive
Price: 16.00
AAUSBPCN24 (USB power cable 24 center negative)
USB power cable for Pocket UDD
Price: 6.00
AAESATA200C (eSATA cable, 200 cm (6 ft.))
Content: 200 cm. eSATA connecting cable with eSATA connector on both ends. Full compliance with eSATA specification. Great for connecting external storage device with eSATA connector to eSATA host controller.
Price: 13.99
External mSATA SSD / CFast card Reader/Writer