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2-port eSATA PCMCIA CardBus-32 Laptop Adapter

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SKU: CGS-2ER

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Regular Price: $79.98

Special Price: $34.95

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2-port eSATA PCMCIA CardBus-32 Laptop Adapter


CGS-2ER 2-Port Serial ATA eSATA CardBus PC Card

  • Silicon Image 3112 Chip
  • 16-Bit PCMCIA R7.1 and backward Compatible
  • Supports Serial ATA Rate up to 1.5Gb/s
  • Dual SATA channels w/ eSATA Connectors
  • Compliant with Serial ATA 2.0 Phase 1
  • Supports Hard Drives Size over 137GB
  • Supports Serial ATAPI Devices
  • Bundle drivers and Windows
  • Supports Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP,Linux

INTRODUCTION The CGS-2ER is the most powerful solution to accommodate storage peripherals with the new Serial ATA interface. Any system with a CardBus interface can simply add the Serial ATA devices by adding the CGS-2ER CardBus PC Card and loading the drivers into the system. Serial ATA is a high-speed serial link replacement for the parallel ATA attachment of mass storage devices. The serial link employed is a high-speed differential layer that utilizes Gigabit technology and 8b/10b encoding. The current data rate is 1.5Gb/s (=150MB/s), it also provides a clear roadmap for 3 and 6Gb/s. The supports 2 serial ATA ports with eSATA features, it supports 2 serial ATA devices (one for each). The built-in Silicon Image chip provides 256-byte FIFOs, watchdog, 32-bit CardBus transfer features and complete software. It is the right choice for a CardBus to Serial ATA versatile devices.

    SPECIFICATIONS
  • System For 32-bit CardBus Systems CardBus Interface Fully PC Card 32-bit CardBus Type-II Slot and Plug & Play compliant Serial ATA Ports Two serial ATA ports with the devices up to 1.5Gb/s transfer rate
  • Compliant with Serial ATA 2.0 phase 1 Specifications
  • Supports Hot-Plug and Hot-Swap over Serial ATA bus.
  • Supports hard drives greater than 137GB
  • Supports 2 Serial ATA devices with up to 1.5Gb/s rate
  • Supports eSATA External Connectors
  • Cable Length up to 1 meter. Serial ATA Devices Supports 2 Serial ATA devices: Hard drives, Removable HDD, and more coming devices such as CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, Tape, IOMEGA, LS-120, DVD-ROM, PD, ┬íK I/O Hardware Supports two 7-pin serial ATA connectors. Software Bundled Powerful Software Driver KIT for major Operating Systems OS Support Windows 98SE, ME, Windows 2000, XP Form Factor 4.53" x 2.11" (11.50cm x 5.35cm) SiI 3112 SATALink 2-Port PCI Host Controller SiI 3112 is a single-chip PCI to 2-port Serial ATA (SATA) host controller. The chip is ideal for applications such as servers, workstations and storage systems featuring peripherals with this new storage interface standard. Based on a 32-bit/66 MHz PCI interface, the SiI 3112 provides support for two independent Serial ATA devices and may be incorporated into motherboard or PCI add-in card designs. Applications: Add-in Cards, Embedded Applications, Network Attached Storage, Notebook PCs, PC Motherboards, Server Motherboards, Set-top Boxes, Storage Systems SiI 3112 Serial ATA
    Other Features & Benefits
  • Serial ATA (SATA)
  • 1.5 Gbps (150MB/s)
  • Compliant with SATA 1.0 specification
  • Integrated SATA Transport, Link logic, and PHY layer
  • 48-bit sector addressing
  • Two independent DMA channels with 256B FIFO per channel
  • Virtual DMA
  • Command buffering
  • Supports up to 4MB external FLASH
  • Supports external BIOS
  • Supports spread spectrum clocking to reduce EMI
  • Register compatible with parallel ATA
  • Single, digital PLL architecture with 1 PLL for both channels

Driver Link

SKU CGS-2ER
UPC 729440691684
Manufacturer Coolgear
Card Interface PCMCIA
External Ports 2 x eSATA
SATA Chip sil3112

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