This 2 Port eSATA ExpressCard adapter lets laptop users experience the high performance capability of eSATA storage for data transfer rates of up to 3Gbps, as well as port multiplier capability with command-based switching for connecting multiple external hard drives to a host PC or Mac notebook through one eSATA connection.
Using a native PCI Express single chipset, the eSATA controller provides enhanced compatibility, reliability and performance for your external storage needs.
The StarTech.com Advantage
Port Multiplier technology supports multi-drive external enclosures over a single eSATA cable at speeds up to 3.0 Gbps
Small form factor that fits in 34mm and 54mm ExpressCard slots for versatility and portability
Native PCI Express chipset design rather than a bridge chip, ensures a fast, reliable and cost effective SATA solution
Two external SATA (eSATA) ports
Supports FIS and Command-based Port Multiplier technology
Fits in 34mm and 54mm ExpressCard slots
Compliant with Serial ATA 2.5 specifications with transfer rates up to 3.0 Gbps
Uses native PCI Express single chipset
Add eSATA connectivity to a laptop to connect with high speed external storage devices
Upgrade from connecting external storage devices with USB 2.0 to faster eSATA
ASI Distribution USA
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Ingram Micro USA
Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Silicon Image - SiI3132
1 - ExpressCard (34mm)
2 - eSATA (7 pin; Data) Plug
Type and Rate
SATA II (3 Gbps)
Windows 98SE/ ME/ 2000/ XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)/ 8 (32/64-bit)
Mac OS 10.4/ 10.5