The 1-Port Tempo Edge SATA 6 Gbps ExpressCard/34 Adapter from Sonnet is an affordable solution for adding fast eSATA connectivity through an adapter that practically disappears inside your computer. The eSATA interface offers significantly superior performance to FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 interfaces.
The Tempo Edge SATA ExpressCard/34 features a single eSATA port and through its single port, it can connect single drive enclosures or multi-drive storage systems with integrated hardware RAID controllers.
The Tempo Edge SATA ExpressCard/34 is versatile. Its fast 6 Gbps eSATA interface is well suited to deal with increased bandwidth requirements of fast SSDs. The Tempo Edge SATA supports RAID features of Mac OS X, Windows 7 and Windows Vista and hot-swapping of drives too. It even allows you to connect optical drives.Installation is simple as you just need to plug in the card to your computer's ExpressCard/34 slot and then start your computer. The necessary drivers are installed automatically. The Tempo Edge SATA ExpressCard/34 gets you connected fast when you need to add flexible, external storage to your setup.
- Affordable solution for adding one 6 Gb/s eSATA port to your MacBook Pro or PC notebook computer with ExpressCard/34 slot
- Supports booting
- Supports single SATA drive enclosures and multi-bay SATA drive enclosures with hardware RAID controllers
- AHCI compliant - drivers not required. However, Sonnet's Mac OS X driver significantly increases performance
- Supports drive hot-swapping