The Netstor NA221A TurboBox-mini PCI Express Expansion Box for Notebook from Dynapower USA is a compact, external enclosure for adding a PCIe card to a laptop. The portable form factor of NA221A Expansion Box is designed with a PCIe x16 connector and double width space. It allows you to install a single or double width standard height PCIe card into the light and durable aluminum case, for protection. You can simply attach the PCIe card to a laptop through ExpressCard 34 and the cable.
The TurboBox-mini NA221A provides a dedicated power supply and an individual cooling system. It is ideal for those PCIe cards that require heavy power consumption and better cooling environment such as capture cards, audio cards or graphic cards for video or audio professionals and gaming users who work with their laptop.
External Single PCIe Enclosure
The TurboBox-mini NA221A-NB is a plug-and-play external expansion device designed for connecting a PCIe card to a laptop. TurboBox-mini is easy and mobile enough to integrate the power of PCIe card and computer into a dynamic, flexible and mobile workstation. It has an industrial solution for adding one PCIe card to a computer and is also suitable for audio, graphics and video capture cards. The TurboBox-mini is ideal for system testers and engineers who may need to regularly swap out I/O cards. You can expand an existing system's I/O capabilities without purchasing an entirely new system.
Compatible with Sandy Bridge Microarchitecture
The TurboBox-mini is compatible with most current PCIe 2.0 or Gen 2 specification as well as Intel's latest Sandy Bridge processor microarchitecture. As the TurboBox-mini NA221A-NB works with current Intel's 6 series chipset laptop, the ExpressCard 34 connector supports throughput of up to 5 GBps. It provides fast and reliable data throughput as well as bandwidth for users in different working environments.
High Bandwidth with Fast Transmission Rate
The PCIe Expansion Box provides a solution of zero latency connectivity with a maximum throughput of 5 GBps or 500 MBps when connected to a laptop. The lightweight TurboBox-mini supports double width PCIe cards, which are available for any ×1, ×4, ×8 and ×16 PCIe standard length card.
PCIe 2.0 Host Interface
The TurboBox-mini has high-powered slots that support the new and high-performance graphics cards. It is backwards compatible with PCIe v 1.0 and v 1.1.
Universal Power Adapter
It has a high quality power supply with sufficient power to support single or double width PCIe cards.
No Driver or Software Installation
The TurboBox-mini is easy to install and does not require any system configuration.
Low Noise Fan
It provides cooling and is perfect for quiet working environments.
Laptop ExpressCard 34 Supported
The PCIe Expansion Box easily connects to your laptop through ExpressCard 34.
The TurboBox-mini comes with a thumb-screwed top lid for easy lid removal and installation.
The PCIe Expansion Box's aluminum housing offers excellent durability and mobility.
The air vents improve cooling and overall performance.
In the Box
Dynapower USA Netstor NA221A TurboBox-mini PCI Express Expansion Box for Notebook
ExpressCard 34 / Laptop Adapter
External Power Adapter
1 Year Warranty
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External PCIe 2.0 (backward compliant with PCIe 1.0)
Number of Slots
One PCIe slot with double width space
Universal 80 W power adapter
AC Input: 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz
DC Output: +12 V / 6.67 A
Two cooling fans: 1.57 x 1.57 x 0.39" (40 x 40 x 10 mm)
Power on - blue
Dimension (D x W x H)
Case size: 10 x 7.8 x 2.28" (253.99 x 198.11 x 57.91 mm)
Card length available: 8.6" (218.43 mm)
Windows OS, Mac OS, Linux; No driver requirements
One ExpressCard 34/54
Laptop Support: HP, Acer, Asus, Apple, Dell, Toshiba
Any model equipped with ExpressCard 34/54 Interface