If you're hunting for an unmistakable way to transfer your flash data to the PC, or just need something handy to transfer files between two separate cards, Elecom's newest pair of card readers can lend a hand. Sporting an ultracompact 61 x 34 x 8mm enclosure, the MR-C11 11-in-1 card reader can handle MMC, SD, SDHC, MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, xD, miniSD, microSD, and a couple more (when you toss in adapters, of course). The device has just a single slot where any card is apparently inserted and correctly read, removing the presumably strenuous guesswork involved in matching up basic squares and rectangles. The even smaller sibling, dubbed MR-C10, plays nice with the same card formats, but ups the ante by providing dual slots for PC-free data dubbing directly between SD / SDHC and MS cards. Both flashy (ahem) readers will be available in Japan later this month, and the MR-C11 will run you ¥2,520 ($22) while the MR-C10 demands ¥2,400 ($20).
[Via Akihabara News]