P313 PCI Bus to PC Card Read-Writers 1 Slot Internal Low Profile

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PCM-CR-PC1IF More Like This Synchrotech's Elan P313 PCI to PC Card adapter supports one card socket compliant with the 16 bit PC Card standard. Created for low profile PC designs only, the read-writer's printed circuit board (PCB) conforms to the MD1 profile specification. The reader provides a rich feature set, making it ideal for bridging between PCI and PC Card in desktop computers. Unit complies with the 16 bit PC Card specifications and supports any 8 bit or 16 bit PC Cards in the socket, powered at 3.3V, 5.0V or 12.0V as required. The single slot design accommodates up to s Type III card. The reader does not support 32 bit CardBus Cards.

The internal model's card slot is contained in a standard 3.5" drive bay, providing the reader with easy front access for card insertions. The host system interface for the readers is compliant with the PCI Local Bus Specification 2.2 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.

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PCM-CR-PC1ILF-B PCI Bus to PC Card Read-Writers 1 Slot Internal Low Profile Black P313
Requires Low Profile PCI Slot (MD1 Specification).

Features and Specifications

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Vista Compatibility Notes

  • Supports PCMCIA-ATA disk interfaces
  • One 16 bit (PCMCIA 2.1/JEIDA 4.2) PC Card socket
  • Complies with PCI Local Bus Specification 2.2 and greater
  • Patented hardware and software design requires only one PCI slot for IRQs
  • Utilizes 1410 or 1211 controllers, Intel 82365 register compatible
  • Complies with PCMCIA PC Card 95 Standard Specification
  • Complies with Yenta and PC99 Standards Specification
  • 3.3V, 5V, or mixed 3.3/5V PC Card operations
  • 12V Vpp for Linear Flash erase and writes
  • Automatic detection 16 bit PC Cards
  • ACPI support
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
Hardware Requirements
  • PC Compatible Computer
  • Free MD1 Low Profile PCI Expansion Slot (will not work in standard PCI slot)
  • Free 3.5" Drive Bay
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
  • Low Profile PCI Card to one slot PC Card 3.5" Drive Bay device (internal model)
  • Stock .45M (18in) IDE 40-pin Cable Set
  • Drivers and user guide documentation on CD-ROM
  • Install guide
PC Card Interface
  • Slot 1: up to Type III card
Physical Characteristics
  • PCI MD1 Low Profile interface card: 120 X 64.4mm (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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