PCI Bus to PC Card and CardBus Read-Writer Internal Rear R5C485

PCM-CR-PC1IC3 More Like This Synchrotech newest one slot PCI to PC CardBus reader for Windows XP is a snap to install and priced right. Utilizing the highly compatible Ricoh R5C485 chipset, the reader requires no special drivers--it uses XP's built in support. It also avoids the confusing and frustrating process of manually trying to force low order unshared IRQs often encountered with many card readers in its class. Simply plug into an empty PCI slot, boot, and Windows XP will automatically install the correct drivers for the device.

Suitable for GSM, CDMA, wireless LAN cards including 802.11b and Bluetooth, high performance CardBus cards, the device also handles ATA Flash, CompactFlash and Microdrives (with PC Card adapters), and much more. In fact, the reader supports nearly any 16 or 32 bit PC Card application as long as it is supported by XP.

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PCM-CR-PC1IC3 PCI Bus to PC Card and cardbus Read-Writer Internal Rear R5C485
Requires Genuine Retail Microsoft Windows XP CD-ROM for driver installation: [click for info]

Features and Specifications

CE Mark

  • 3.3V or 5V operation power light indicator
  • Easy Installation, Plug-N-Play and Hot-Swap compatible
  • Automatic detection between 16-bit and 32-bit CardBus PC Cards
  • Allows PC Cards and CardBus Cards to be shared by both portable and desktop PCs
  • Ricoh R5C485 CardBus Controller for high compatibility
  • Accepts Type I, II, and III form factor PC Cards
Warranty Information
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty
System Requirements
Package Includes
  • PCI 2.2 to one slot PC Card and CardBus Host Adapter
  • User documentation
  • Complies with PCI specification 2.2
  • PCMCIA/CardBus slots compliance to Type-II PCMCIA 2.1, CardBus 32-bit (Card-32), and 16-bit PCMCIA 2.1/JEIDA 4.2, and PC Card Standard Release 8.0 specification


W3 Document XP CardBus Drivers FAQ and Information
Issues regarding Windows XP built in drivers for R5C485 based card readers

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