The Blackjet TX-1CXQ is a newer addition to Blackjet’s portfolio of media card readers that uses a Thunderbolt 3 connection. With its bandwidth connection, the TX-1CXQ is able to ingest, edit, and archive footage from a CFexpress or XQD media cards while reaching read speeds of up to 1,700MB/s. The Blackjet TX-1CXQ is made for those professionals and consumers that need to quickly offload or edit footage without interrupting the rest of their workflow or workspace.
Some of the notable Thunderbolt products that Blackjet has come out with are the TX-1CXQ, the product we are reviewing now, the TX-2DS, a 2-bay and 4-bay docking station that utilizes DX modules, and more cinema dock readers. Blackjet also has USB products such as a dual 2.5″ SSD USB 3.2 Gen 2 dock, a reader for RED MINI-MAGs, and a CFast 2.0 reader. Blackjet also made accessories, most of them being extra cables or power adapters that might be needed for any of the devices.
The Blackjet TX-1CXQ is a high bandwidth CFexpress Type B or Sony XQD media card reader that is a solid option for professionals that need to quickly archive or edit footage on a host device without having too much hassle trying to connect the card to their device. The TX-1CXQ is also a single cable connection that allows users to power and transfer data without needing adapters or worrying about plugging the device into an outlet.
The Blackjet TX-1CXQ is currently listed on Amazon for $125.00 and Blackjet does offer a 1-year limited warranty in case anything were to happen to the device.
Blackjet TX-1CXQ Specifications
|Dimensions||92.3mm x 31.2mm x 11.4mm|
|Power Requirements||Thunderbolt 3 bus-powered|
|Transfer rate||Up to 40GB/s via Thunderbolt 3|
|System Requirements||Thunderbolt 3 Port on Computer|
|OS System Requirements||
|Supported Media Cards||
|Warranty||1 -year limited|