CardBus to ExpressCard Laptop Adapter Card – USB Based

Convert a CardBus slot into a USB-Based ExpressCard slot

Product ID: EC2CBU

  • Compliant with USB specification 2.0
  • Easily connect your CardBus card into the adapter slot and convert to ExpressCard
  • USB 2.0 transfer rate up to 480 Mbps
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This PCMCIA to Expresscard Adapter quickly and easily adapts USB based ExpressCard/34 devices to work through your laptop CardBus slot.

With support for hot-plug installation, you can connect and remove the PCMCIA to ExpressCard adapter without even having to shut down the computer, making it the ideal solution for connecting commonly used devices such as broadband wireless modems, flash card adapters and other legacy IO devices. (Note: Only works with USB-based Expresscard/34 devices)

The Advantage

  • Use this adapter to connect all of your existing USB-based ExpressCards through your laptop's CardBus slot without the hassle of having to replace them
  • Drivers are not required
  • Hot-plug support allows you to connect/remove this adapter without turning off your system


Allows older systems with only CardBus slot to use the latest USB-based ExpressCard/34 adapter cards

Supports USB-based broadband wireless modems (such as CDMA, EV-DO, GPRS), flash memory, flash card adapters, security, legacy I/O (PS2, serial, parallel), optical disk drives, and GPS receivers

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Bus Type CardBus (PCMCIA)
Chipset ID Renesas/NEC - µPD720102
Interface ExpressCard (USB 2.0 Bus)
Maximum Data Transfer Rate USB 2.0 Bus: Up to 480 Mbps
Connector Type(s) 1 - ExpressCard (34mm) Slot
1 - PC Card (Type II, Cardbus)
OS Compatibility Windows 2000/ XP(32/64-bit)/ Server 2003(32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista(32/64-bit)/ 7(32/64-bit)/ 8(32/64-bit)
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Pentium® or equivalent notebook with an available Type II PC Card slot
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 8 mm [0.3 in]
Product Length 95 mm [3.7 in]
Product Weight 25 g [0.9 oz]
Product Width 54 mm [2.1 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.2 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - ExpressCard to CardBus Adapter
1 - Instruction Manual


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Windows 2000/ XP(32/64-bit)/ Server 2003(32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista(32/64-bit)/ 7(32/64-bit)/ 8(32/64-bit)


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