Since I have a Macbook Pro I was concerned about these posts, and in my phone call just now, I was assured by CalDigit that the issue had been addressed and the problem fixed. It always failed and I got the message about the drive not being properly ejected before unplugging it. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Following advice here and elsewhere I was searching for a native supported card no kext amends and went for this one on ebay. Post as a guest Name. Mac OS X I find that I have to boot up with the drive already connected to reliably get USB 3.

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If that wasn’t enough, the driver screwed up my system, I have another Expresscard that always worked without trouble, after uninstalling the Caldigit driver my other card wouldn’t been recognized by the system and I have to go online to look for the original driver, a huge time waster. Pops out of the slot far too easily.

Sign up using Facebook. Sign up using Email expreescard Password. Post as a guest Name. But not lucky so far – plugging in USB 3.

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I’m sure that within a few months CalDigit will probably have the driver sorted out. Ideal for fast storage, the USB 3. Tests show me that I’m getting about 4 times the speed compared with USB 2. Build quality is a bit flimsy compared to my sonnet esata card but it is flush with the edge of the macbook. Rated 2 out of 5 by xaldigit from does not work with new macbook pro i just bought this and it worked great with my previous generation macbook pro 17 summer edition.


I will post within a week with a review of the actual product.

Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. I have set permissions of the kext and used Drive utils to repair permissions to ensure correct permissions.

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Also, please note that this is ongoing research for me – as you can see I’ve already looking into this myself but not had success- hence my asking this usually lovely community for advice. I used the Lexar USB 3. But let me know if you can.

So unless you really must have USB 3. For OS X, simply install included software and plug the card. Each time, the caldigut answering the phone was very friendly, put me on hold while they went and checked with someone in their technical department to get my question answered. The thing is, there’s still one issue – when I eject the drives and take out the card, the driver seems to go into a kind of loop – the system will not see the drives again if I re-insert the card, and if the computer is put to sleep caldogit will not wake up.

This is ideal for bus powered portable devices, like 2.

Open the Terminal from the menu bar Step 2: If it says “error getting variable”, continue with these steps: Works under Mavericks and above I believe. Expresscarc card was never able to maintain the drive connected to the computer for more than a couple minutes at a time, I tried through usb hubs, directly to the computer and with the extra power cables connected to both the card caldigot the drive.


Run these commands, replacing Your Disk Name with the name of your Mac disk partition. Reboot back in to Recovery Mode again Step 5: This card does work on OS X While Windows users have had access to USB 3. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

All components, from the card to the cable, have been tested using a special oscilloscope to ensure optimum performance. Since I cwldigit a Macbook Pro I was concerned about these posts, and in my phone call just now, I was assured by CalDigit that exrpesscard issue had been addressed and the problem fixed.

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