ExpressCard 34 to SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Host Adapter 2 Ports

ExpressCard 34 to SuperSpeed USB 3.0 More Like This Harnessing the powerful PCI Express (PCIe) capabilities of ExpressCard, the ExpressCard/34 to USB 3.0 Host Adapter provides full USB 3.0 SuperSpeed capabilities of up to 5Gbps maximum transfer rates for high performance USB 3.0 peripherals. The SuperSpeed adapter provides two external USB 3.0 ports. The PCIe card to USB 3.0 adapter is fully backward compatible with existing USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices, and connects with USB based printers, modems, speakers, scanners, and hundreds of other devices while enabling the use of high performance device that were once reserved only for high speed buses like eSATA and FireWire. Easy USB 3.0 installation makes adding new hardware a breeze, with no complex configuration, confusing plug-ins, or IRQs. Connect up to 127 USB 3.0, USB 2.0, or USB 1.1 products to PCs. Ready for use with self-powered devices, or purchase 5V power adapter from any electronics store for devices requiring bus power.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
EXP34-U3IO-ECU230 ExpressCard 34 to SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Host Adapter 2 Ports $39.00 Buy Now
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Features and Specifications


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Vista Ready

Seven Ready

  • Up to 5Gbps maximum transfer rate
  • Two (2) external 5Gbps SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports
  • Fully supports xHCI, EHCI and OHCI Compliant standards
  • Fully compliant with one-lane (x1) PCI Express 2.0 specification
  • USB 3.0 complies with Intel eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI)
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 backward compatible with USB 1.0/1.1/2.0 devices (data transfer rate at 1.5/12/480Mbps)
  • Supports Simultaneous Operation of Multiple USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices
  • Fully compliant with the lastest PCMCIA ExpressCard standard
  • Plug and play, hot-swap device functionality
Warranty Information
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty
Bus Interface
  • Host: ExpressCard
  • Peripheral: USB 3.0
  • Universal Serial Bus 3.0 (xHCI)
  • Universal Serial Bus 2.0 (EHCI)
  • Universal Serial Bus 1.1 (OHCI)
  • PCI Express 2.0 base
  • 1.5, 12, 480 Mbps, and 5Gbps (megabits) transfer rates
  • To meet USB 3.0 transfer speeds, the highest quality USB 3.0 cables and devices are required
  • Two external USB 3.0 type A ports
System Requirements PC
  • PC with 512MB of RAM and 1.0GHz or faster processor
  • One (1) available ExpressCard slot (ExpressCard/34 or ExpressCard/54)
  • The Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7 (Supports both 32-bit and 64-bit OSes)
Package Includes
  • One (1) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ExpressCard
  • Software drivers CD
  • User manual
Physical Characteristics
  • Dimensions: 34 x 75 x 5mm (not including extended portion of card)
  • Weight: 24g (approximate)
Electrical Characteristics
  • Output Voltage per Port: DC +5V
  • 3.3V ± 0.3V directly from ExpressCard socket
  • 600mA (max) (*total per card via bus-power from ExpressCard)
  • Optional Power Input: DC +5V 1.3mm input jack
  • 900mA per port (max) (*with power adapter) (**specially improved design to support external bus-power devices)
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 40° C
  • Relative Humidity: 90% (max.) non-condensing


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