The 2 Port eSATA ExpressCard and RAID 5/JBOD eSATA ExpressCard 34 enchances your laptop system with two eSATA II ports from a single Express Card slot. Each eSATA II port provides a maximum of 300 MB/sec data throughput through SATA II. You can also attach to each eSATA port as many as 5 hard drives in external drive enclosures that have built-in Port Multiplier technology, such as the Addonics Storage Tower. Together with Addonics' family of eSATA cabling system, Notebook users can enjoy the fastest performance with any external storage devices, as much as 6 times the data transfer rate of the USB 2.0.
The RAID5/JBOD eSATA ExpressCard 34 is the perfect solution for the creation of high performance and fault tolerance RAID or high capacity JBOD storage solutions for Notebook computers via the ExpressCard slot. By stripping multiple hard drives, you can achieve data transfer performance far exceeding any Notebook hard drive performance.
Incorporating the new eSATA connector, this family of ExpressCard adapters provide secured cable connection, improved durability, increased EMI protection, and up to 2 meters cable length for external SATA connection. (For more detail on this new SATA external connector, please review the following white paper posted on SATA-IO.org
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**Note: There are currently reports of incompatibility with this controller under Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. Please check back for updates on this incompatibility.
SiI 3132 32-bit universal Mac OS X 10.4.9, 10.4.10, & 10.5.1 BASE Driver
SiI3132b non-RAID driver for for Mac Snow Leopard OS.
SiI3132b non-RAID driver for all Windows 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. To use this driver on the ADSA3GPX8-ML and ADSA3GPX8-4E, set jumper on controller to "Disable BIOS".