Transcend Smart Reader (Lightning) – Apple


Transcend’s RDA2 Lightning card reader means you can say goodbye to those frustrating moments when you can’t display brilliant photos and videos taken with your digital camera on your iPhone or iPad, or share them on social networking sites straightaway. With slots for both SD and microSD cards, and equipped with an exclusive app, the RDA2 Lightning card reader reads not only memory cards, but your life!


A card reader for iOS devices

Transcend’s RDA2 Lightning card reader is equipped with a Lightning connector specifically designed for iOS devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod®. With the RDA2 in hand, camera enthusiasts, sports videographers, and professional photographers can upload or share high-resolution photos and videos straightaway to social media platforms.

Two card slots for up to 256GB storage expansion

Transcend’s RDA2 Lightning card reader is equipped with card slots for both SD and microSD cards, offering a brand-new alternative for expanding your iOS device’s storage capacity.

*Note: Simultaneous insertion of two cards not supported.




Apple MFi-certified

Fully compatible with all iOS devices, the Transcend RDA2 is an MFi-certified card reader that meets Apple’s stringent safety, performance, and manufacturing standards.


Dimensions (Max.) 40.8 mm x 40.8 mm x 10.4 mm (1.61″ x 1.61″ x 0.41″)
Weight (Max.) 17 g (0.60 oz)
  • White


Connection Interface
  • Lightning


Card Reader Slot(s)
  • SD /
  • microSD

Operating Environment

Operating Temperature 0°C (32°F) ~ 70°C (158°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C (-4°F) ~ 75°C (167°F)
  • Please make sure that your device supports USB OTG function before purchasing.
  • Simultaneous insertion of two cards not supported.


  • CE/
  • FCC/
  • BSMI/
  • KC/
  • RCM
  • Two-year Limited Warranty
Warranty Policy
  • Please click here for more information about the Transcend Warranty Policy.


Memory Card Supported
  • SDHC (UHS-I)/
  • SDXC (UHS-I)/
  • microSDHC (UHS-I)/
  • microSDXC (UHS-I)
Supported Device
  • iPhone 7 Plus/
  • iPhone 7/
  • iPhone SE/
  • iPhone 6s Plus/
  • iPhone 6s/
  • iPhone 6 Plus/
  • iPhone 6/
  • iPhone 5s/
  • iPhone 5c/
  • iPhone 5/
  • iPad (4th generation)/
  • iPad Pro/
  • iPad Air 2/
  • iPad Air/
  • iPad mini 4/
  • iPad mini 3/
  • iPad mini 2/
  • iPad mini/
  • iPod touch (5th generation)/
  • iPod touch (6th generation)


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