PCI Express to SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Host Adapter 2 Ports 4-pin Power Connector

PCI Express to USB 3.0 More Like This Harnessing the powerful PCI Express capabilities on modern motherboards, the x1 PCI Express to USB 3.0 Host Adapter provides full USB SuperSpeed capabilities for up to Up to 5Gbps maximum transfer rates for high performance USB 3.0 peripherals. The 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 installation makes adding new hardware a breeze, with no complex configuration, confusing plug-ins, or IRQs. Connect up to 127 USB products to PCs. Ready for use with self-powered devices, or plug any available 4-pin Power Connector into the onboard connecter for devices requiring bus power.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
PCIE-U3IO-PEU231 PCI Express to SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Host Adapter 2 Ports 4-pin Power Connector $42.00 Buy Now
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Features and Specifications


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  • Up to 5Gbps maximum transfer rate
  • Two (2) external 5Gbps SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports
  • 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 offers 10 times performance increase over Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 backward compatible with USB 1.0/1.1/2.0 devices (data transfer rate at 1.5/12/480Mbps)
  • Built-in 4-pin Power Connector for added power source to support power hungry bus-powered devices
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is fully compatible with original USB system, peripherals and cables
  • Fully Plug-N-Play and Hot Swap compatible
Warranty Information
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty
Bus Interface
  • Host: PCI Express x1
  • Peripheral: USB 3.0
  • Universal Serial Bus 3.0 (xHCI)
  • Universal Serial Bus 2.0 (EHCI)
  • Universal Serial Bus 1.1 (OHCI)
  • 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
Electrical Characteristics
  • Power Input: 4-pin Power Connector
  • Output Voltage per Port: DC +5V
  • Output Current per Port: 900mA (max)
USB Connectors
  • 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 PCI Express slot
  • The Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7 (Supports both 32-bit and 64-bit OSes)
Package Includes
  • One (1) PCI Express card
  • One (1) low-profile bracket
  • Software drivers CD
  • User manual
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 40° C


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