Magma 1 Slot CardBus/PCMCIA to Full-Length PCI Expansion Unit

Magma 1 Slot CardBus/PCMCIA to Full-Length PCI Expansion Unit

Magma 1 Slot CardBus/PCMCIA to Full-Length PCI Expansion Unit

Magma 1 Slot CardBus/PCMCIA to Full-Length PCI Expansion Unit

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Product Highlights

  • Plug & Play Installation
  • 1x Full-Length PCI Slot
  • CardBus/PCMCIA Host Adapter
  • Dedicated Cooling & Power for PCI Card
  • 45 W Power Brick
  • Low Latency & High Throughput
  • Windows, Mac, Linux & Solaris Compatible
  • RoHS Compliant
  • CE Certified & FCC Class A Verified
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  • 1Description

The 1 Slot CardBus/PCMCIA to Full-Length PCI Expansion Unit from Magma is the most portable method for taking the PCI bus outside the computer. It allows you to plug-in a full-sized, power-demanding, heat-generating PCI card into the full-length chassis.

You can use your high-end PCI card wherever you go without the expense of buying a duplicate card or carrying it along to install in another computer. You can simply add your PCI card to the PCI Expansion System and connect it to your laptop using CardBus module.

The use of computer specific host card makes using your PCI card as simple as plug and play. All you need to do is connect the PCI Expansion System to the host card of your computer and turn it on. You can use the same PCI card on your laptop as well as your desktop or server by simply adding a Magma host card and connecting the cable.

Setting up your PCI card in a portable chassis provides you with an opportunity to use a consistent hardware configuration, regardless of the type of computer available. Being able to use the same PCI card, regardless of location also reduces the project risks.

The 1 Slot PCI Expansion Unit features easy plug and play installation.
The CardBus module provides an easy connection to your laptop.
The PCI Expansion Unit features one full-length PCI slot and comes with a 28' (1 m) PCI expansion cable.
It supports full-length universal and legacy 5 V PCI cards.
The PCI Expansion Unit's full-length enclosure weighs only 2.15 lb (0.97 kg) and supports cards that are 12.74" (32.36 cm) or shorter.
The 1 Slot PCI Expansion Unit is an easy solution for adding a PCI card to a laptop computer.
The PCI Expansion Unit features dedicated cooling and power for PCI cards.
The external 45 W power brick keeps enclosure light for traveling.
It offers a consistent PCI configuration, allowing easy host computer upgrades.
Its patented technology provides low latency and high throughput.
The PCI Expansion Unit is a proven method to increase PCI capability without losing performance.
Non-enclosed board sets are available for OEMs and system integrators to utilize their own enclosure.
An optional power cord is available for DC power connection to battery packs or other XLR-4 sockets.
It is RoHS compliant.
The PCI Expansion Unit is CE certified and FCC Class A verified.
In the Box
Magma 1 Slot CardBus/PCMCIA to Full-Length PCI Expansion Unit
  • CardBus/PCMCIA Host Interface Card
  • 28' (1 m) PCI Expansion Cable
  • 45 W Power Brick
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Host Interface CardBus/PCMCIA
    Backplane 1x full-length PCI slot (32-bit/33 MHz)
    PCI Local Bus Specification: Revision 2.2
    PCI Bridge Architecture Specification: Revision 1.2
    Cable 3.28' (1 m) PCI expansion cable
    Interconnect Bandwidth 132 MBps (theoretical max. of PCI 32/33)
    Other Specs
    Enclosure Black (steel/aluminum)
    System Cooling 1x 4 CFM fan
    Host Connections/Power Consumption CardBus (PCMCIA)
    0.42 W max; 3.3 V @ 0.125 A
    Power Supply Power Supply: 45 W power brick

    DC Input: 9 - 16 VDC 165 mA max

    DC Output: 45 W max

    +3.3 V
    Max. Amps: 4.54 A
    Max. Watts: 15 W

    +5 V
    Max. Amps: 3.0 A
    Max. Watts: 15 W

    +12 V
    Max. Amps: 0.625 A
    Max. Watts: 7.5 W

    -12 V
    Max. Amps: 0.625 A
    Max. Watts: 7.5 W

    *Combined wattage of all voltage rails should not exceed 45 W

    Ambient Temperature 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
    Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
    Relative Humidity 5 to 85% non-condensing
    MTBF 100,000 hours
    Regulatory Compliance FCC class A verified
    CE certified
    Supported Operating Systems Windows
    Mac OS
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.45 x 1.70 x 13.43" (13.84 x 4.32 x 34.11 cm)
    Weight 2.15 lb (0.97 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.1 x 13.6 x 7.0"

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