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Card Reader-Writer Memory Product Memory Card Adapter

PCI-Express (PCI-E / PCIe) to ExpressCard Adapter (Controller Card & Reader-Writer)
for
Desktop Computers

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PCIE-101

This PCI Express (PCIe) to ExpressCard adapter (Express card drives) adds an ExpressCard 34/54 universal slot to desktop computer so users can enjoy the same ExpressCard functionality that a laptop computer provides.

This ExpressCard reader-writer accepts both 34mm and 54mm form factor ExpressCards. It supports both PCI Express (PCIe) based ExpressCard and USB 2.0 based ExpressCard.  Users can install this ExpressCard drives on a desktop computer to operate 3G/3.5G AirCard (wireless modem ExpressCard) for broadband internet connection. Users can also connect other laptop ExpressCards such as LAN/network, flash memory card adapter (reader), USB 2.0, IEEE-1394 FireWire, RS-232 Serial, serial ATA/eSATA, ExpressCard adapter for media cards, and many others on desktop computers.  This card reader-writer works with Microsoft Windows 2000/ Server 2003/ XP & XP 64-bit/ Vista & Vista 64-bit/ 7 & 7 64-bit, Linux and other operating systems supporting PCI-E (PCIe) and USB 2.0. No driver is required for this product.

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Part Number Replaced by new PCIE-101
PCIE-101

Availability: new PCIE-101
 
(Same day shipping if we receive your order by 1 PM Pacific Time)


Do you need to use your laptop ExpressCard on your desktop? This PCI Express (PCIe) to ExpressCard adapter is the best and most economical solution for adding an ExpressCard 34/54 slot to your desktop computer. By installing this control card into an available PCI-Express slot on the motherboard of a desktop computer, it will allow a user to connect an ExpressCard/34 or ExpressCard/54 card to the back panel of a desktop computer so the user can enjoy the same ExpressCard functionality that a laptop PC provides. [If front access is preferred, please order PCIE-110.]

This high performance PCI Express (PCIe) Bus to ExpressCard Card Reader/Writer is equipped with one ExpressCard 34/54 card socket that accommodates both ExpressCard 34mm and 54mm form factor cards.  It supports all kinds of PCI-E based and USB 2.0 based ExpressCard cards such as 3G wireless Modem card, port expansion card (eSATA, IEEE 1394 firewire, USB, etc.), LAN/ethernet card, flash memory card adapter, and many other I/O cards.

Installation is easy. Plug the included USB cable into an internal USB port, plug the PCIe-to-ExpressCard control board into a PCI-Express slot on motherboard, and installation is complete.  This product itself requires no drivers.

This card reader-writer works with Microsoft Windows 2000/Server 2003/XP & XP 64-bit/ Vista & Vista 64-bit/ 7 & 7 64-bit and other operating systems supporting PCIe and USB 2.0.

System Requirements

  • One PCI Express (PCIe) expansion slot (X1, X4, X8, or X16) on motherboard.  [Please make sure that the motherboard of your desktop computer is equipped with a PCI Express (PCIe) expansion slot, not the regular PCI expansion slot!] 
  • One USB 2.0 port.  [Internal USB port is preferred]
  • Windows 2000/ Server 2003/ XP & XP 64-bit/ Vista & Vista 64-bit/ 7 & 7 64-bit.
  • Unsupported, but known to work with other operating systems supporting PCIe and USB 2.0.

Package Content

  • PCI Express Interface Card with an ExpressCard 34/54 Socket
  • USB cable
  • User guide

Features

  • Easy Installation, Plug and Play; Enable hot-plug and hot-swap
  • No drivers needed for this PCIe-to ExpressCard Adapter
  • One rear access ExpressCard socket support both ExpressCard/34 or ExpressCard/54 cards.
  • Push-Push mechanism for easy insertion of Express Card
  • Support Windows 2000/Server 2003/XP & XP 64-bit/Vista & Vista 64-bit/ 7 & 7 64-bit
  • Supports both PCI Express based ExpressCard and USB 2.0 based ExpressCard
  • Supports PCI Express 2.5Gb/s data rate
  • Supports USB 2.0 480 Mb/s data rate
  • Mini USB 2.0 connector to USB Host connection
  • No external power required
  • 1 year warranty and free technical support

Specifications

  • Interface board dimension: 90 mm x 69 mm x 12 mm
  • Operating temperature: 0oC to 60oC
  • Storage temperature: -20oC to 80oC
  • Relative humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing
  • PCI Express data transfer rate: 2.5Gbit/sec

  • USB 2.0 data transfer rate: 480 Mbit/sec



 
ATA Flash PC Card Linear Flash PC Card SRAM PC Card USB Flash Disk
Compact Flash Card CFast Card SD Card Micro SATA Disk Module
1.8" SATA SSD 2.5" SATA SSD 2.5" PATA SSD  
PCMCIA Card Reader PCMCIA Card Adapter ExpressCard Reader ExpressCard Adapter
[ 1-slot Reader  (Front) ]    [ 1-slot Reader  (Front) ] [ ExpressCard to CardBus ]
[ 1-slot Reader  (Rear) ] [ PCMCIA CF Adapter ] [ 1-slot Reader  (Rear) ] [ ExpressCard/34 - CF ]
[ 1-slot Reader  (USB) ] [ CF - SD/MMC Adapter ] [ 1-slot Reader  (USB) ] [ ExpressCard/54 - CF ]
[ CardBus to ExpressCard ]   [ ExpressCard to CardBus ] [ ExpressCard/34 - 12in1 ]

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for desktop & laptop computers

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for desktop computer equipped with PCI expansion slot

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USB to ExpressCard Adapter

for desktop & laptop computers

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PCMCIA to CF Adapter

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ExpressCard 12-in-1 Adapter

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USB to PCMCIA Adapter

for desktop & laptop computers

U111-M