P424 PCI Bus to PC Card Read-Writers 2 Slot External

PCM-CR-PC2EF More Like This Synchrotech's Elan PCI to PC Card adapter supports two independent card sockets compliant with the 16 bit PC Card standard. The reader provides a rich feature set, making it ideal for bridging between PCI and PC Card in desktop computers. Units comply with the 16 bit PC Card specifications and supports any combination of 8 bit or 16 bit PC Cards in the two sockets, powered at 5.0V or 3.3V as required. The two slot design accommodate combinations of up to two Type I or two Type II cards simultaneously, or one Type III card. This reader does not support 32 bit CardBus Cards.

This external unit's case is connected to the PCI board via a 0.75m ribbon cable passed through the rear expansion slot. The host system interface for the reader is compliant with the PCI Local Bus Specification 2.1 or greater. Unique software configured interrupt routing circuits, and necessary drive software is provided together for the reader to service IO cards requiring IRQ functionality from the socket. This enables the reader to support most 16 bit PC Card applications including: Wireless LAN Card (802.11b, Bluetooth, etc.), SRAM cards, Linear Flash cards, ATA cards, Modem cards and LAN cards as long as they are supported by the host operating system. This device is listed as P424 on the DEXIS System Requirements documentation.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
PCM-CR-PC2EF PCI Bus to PC Card Read-Writers 2 Slot External P424 (0.75m cables included) N/A EOL
Optional Accessories
CAB-PC2EF-2M Optional 2M (78in) IDE 40-pin Cable Set of 4 for the PCM-CR-PC2EF $80.00 Buy Now
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Features and Specifications

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Vista Compatibility Notes

  • Supports PCMCIA-ATA disk interface
  • Two 16 bit (PCMCIA 2.1/JEIDA 4.2) PC Card sockets
  • Complies with PCI Local Bus Specification 2.1 and greater
  • Complies with PCMCIA PC Card 95 Standard Specification
  • Patented hardware and software design requires only one PCI slot for IRQs
  • 3.3V, 5V, or mixed 3.3/5V PC Card operations
  • Automatic detection 16 bit PC Card
  • ACPI support
Hardware Requirements
  • PC Compatible Computer
  • Free PCI Expansion Slot
Operating Systems
  • The Windows Vista
  • Windows 95, 98, 98SE, Millennium Edition and Windows 2000/XP
  • Windows NT 4.0+SP6 (SystemSoft CardWizard 5.2+ recommended)
  • Unsupported, but known to work with many Linux and BSD distributions
Package Includes
  • PCI Card to two slot PC Card external box device (external model)
  • Drivers on floppy disk
  • User guide documentation
PC Card Interface
  • Slot 1: up to Type III card
  • Slot 2: up to Type II card
Physical Characteristics
  • PCI interface card: 155 X 93mm (LW)
  • External model enclosure: 157 x 25.5mm (LW)
  • PCI-to-PCMCIA host bridge: PCI-1420
Electrical Characteristics
  • 12V @ 3µA typical
  • 5V @ 21mA typical
  • 3.3V @ 0mA supplied from regulator on 5V rail
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 60° C
  • Storage temperature: -20° C to 80° C
  • Relative Humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing


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