Memory Card Drive

  • "P2 drive"


USB 3.0 Memory Card Drive for expressP2 Card, P2 Card and microP2 Card *1

The AU-XPD1 Memory Card Drive is a compact, lightweight 1-slot P2 drive. This compact device is driven by bus power*1 from a USB 3.0 interface. It enables space-saving, high-mobility operation when combined with a laptop PC or a MacBook. The AU-XPD1 transfers data at a rate of 2.4 Gbps from a expressP2 card and 1.2 Gbps from a P2 card.*2
It is capable for a high-speed data transfer with the latest Win/Mac OS.*3 This device supports not only the transferring and copying of clips recorded on P2 cards, but also direct editing. The microP2 card can be used with the optional AJ-P2AD1G Memory Card Adapter.

  • *1 Requires the optional AJ-P2AD1G Memory Card Adapter to use the microP2 card.
  • *2 Connection of the AU-XPD1 requires two USB cables. And a power supply is connected with USB 3.0 port of PC or an AC adaptor.
  • *3 The actual transfer rate may be lower due to various factors, such as the file being transferred, the performance of the system (computer/OS) used, the application software and the P2 card version. Transfer rate with P2 card is when using the P2 card F series, E series.

High-Speed Data Transfers with USB 3.0

The AU-XPD1 is equipped with USB 3.0 connectors. Connecting to PC/Mac with USB 3.0, it can transfer P2 files at rate of 2.4 Gbps from a expressP2 card or 1.2 Gbps from a P2 card E series / F series.*

Transfer Rate Comparison

Example of transfer speed

expressP2 card AVC-Intra100 (1080/59.54p, 50p)
Data for 30min (48.4GB) can be transferred in 192 sec (9.3 x)

P2 card AVC-LongG 25 (1080/59.94i, 50i)
Data for 30min (6.55GB) can be transferred in 46sec (39.1x)

Test Environment

Intel Core i7-4770K 3.50GHz
Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit
AJ-XPD1 is connected to USB3.0 port. Copy memory card data to external SSD connected to USB3.0 port.

Compatible with expressP2 Card, P2 Card and microP2 Card

The AU-XPD1 supports variety of P2 card series includes expressP2 card, P2 card, and microP2 card when it is used with the optional AJ-P2AD1G Memory Card Adapter.

  • * Exchanging hardware, free of charge, might be necessary when expressP2 Card B series used on AU-XPD1.

Compact, Lightweight, Low-cost 1-Slot P2 Drive

The AU-XPD1 is only 33 mm (1-5/16") thick and weighs 280 g (0.62 lbs). It is also relatively inexpensive, and can be used conveniently in the field or on a desktop.*

  • * For connection, two USB cables are required. For power supply, please use bundled AC adaptor or connect to USB 3.0 port of the PC/Mac. When it is connected using USB bus power (SIGNAL port only) or USB (POWER port) is connected to USB 2.0 of PC/Mac, power is not supplied appropriately.

High-Speed Data Transfers with the Latest Win / Mac OS

The AU-XPD1 is provided with driver software for Windows (7/8/8.1) and Mac OS X (10.7.5/10.8.5/10.9.3), and supports the latest video applications for nonlinear editing and other tasks.


Voltage DC 5V
Current Consumption 1.8A (total for both USB connectors)
Dimensions W 97 mm x H 33 mm x D 155 mm (W 3-13/16 inches x H 1-5/16 inches x D 6-1/8 inches)
(excluding protruding parts)
Weight approx. 280 g (0.62 lb) (excluding packing materials)
Connector Configration USB3.0 Type B connector x 2
Operating Temperature 0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)
Operating Humidity 10% to 85% (no condensation)
Card Slot PC Card Slot x 1
(Card Bus / PCI Express Base Specification)
PC System Requirements
OS Windows® 7 Professional (SP1) 32bit/64bit
Windows® 7 Ultimate (SP1) 32bit/64bit
Windows® 8 32bit/64bit
Windows® 8.1 32bit/64bit
Mac OS x 10.7.5
Mac OS x 10.8.5
Mac OS x 10.9.3
Memory 1GB or more is recommended
Interface USB Ver3.0 compliant