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PCI to PCMCIA & CardBus PC Card Drives (1 Slot)
for
Desktop PC

PCD-RP-101CS

 Installation is easy!

With this PCI to PCMCIA CardBus card adapter, desktop computer users can enjoy the same PCMCIA functionality that a laptop PC provides.  Installing this PCI-to-PCMCIA controller card drives to a desktop PC is the most economical method to add a standard PCMCIA CardBus PC Card slot to the back panel of a desktop computer.   [*** If you prefer a PC Card slot on the front panel of a desktop computer, render inserting or removing PCMCIA PC cards much more convenient, please click here for PCD-TP-110CS. ***]  With this product, a desktop computer can do what a laptop computer does!

This PCI to PCMCIA CardBus PC Card Reader, using the highly compatible Ricoh R5C485 PCMCIA CardBus controller chipset, works with Microsoft Windows ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 operating systems. No proprietary driver is needed. Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 will automatically detect this hardware and install the Windows built-in driver. (see the Installation manual)

For customers who live in an area without wired high speed broadband connection, this PCD-RP-101CS PCI to PCMCIA CardBus Card Drives allows you to use a laptop wireless PC card on your desktop computer for wireless mobile broadband connection internet access.

This PCI to PCMCIA CardBus PC Card Adapter supports all Type I, Type II, & Type III 16-bit PC cards (such as ATA flash memory, hard drives, linear flash, SRAM, wired & wireless ethernet network/LAN and modem cards, etc.) and 32-bit CardBus PC cards (such as IEEE1394 and USB2.0 adapter, 3G wireless modem card, Panasonic DVCPRO P2 card, etc.).  PCD-RP-101CS also reads & writes other types of data storage cards such as CompactFlash (CF), MicroDrive, Memory Stick (MS & MS Pro), SD, xD, etc with the proper PCMCIA adapter.

Part Number Price (US$)
PCD-RP-101CS 14.99

Availability: Discontinued
 

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PCD-RP-101CS is recommended for wired and wireless modem PC cards such as Verizon / Sierra AirCard, Novatel Merlin, Cingular EDGE, Kyocera Passport, Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, AirPrime, ACS, Fiberlink, SK-Earthlink, Qualcomm, and other wireless PC card modems using CDMA, WCDMA, EDGE, GPRS, GSM, UMTS, HSDPA, EV-DO (EVDO) technology, wired and wireless ethernet Network/LAN cards (IEEE802.11b, Bluetooth), I/O cards, and other types of PCMCIA cards such as CardBus (IEEE1394 and USB2.0) adapter, ATA Flash memory, Hard Disk Drives, Panasonic P2 card, Linear Flash, SRAM, ... etc. This product also reads & writes other types of data storage cards such as CompactFlash (CF) card**, SSFDC SmartMedia (SM) card**, Microdrive**, Memory Stick (MS) and MS Pro**, MultiMediaCard (MMC)**, Secure Digital (SD) card**, xD picture card**, etc.. (** need a proper PCMCIA adapter).

This PCI-to-PCMCIA controller card allows the user to connect a PCMCIA PC card or CardBus card to the back panel of a desktop computer. Installing this PCI bus interface PC card drives is the most economical method to add a PCMCIA PC Card slot to a desktop PC so you can enjoy the same PCMCIA functionality that a laptop PC provides. This high performance PCI Bus to PCMCIA 16-bit PC Card and 32-bit CardBus PC Card Reader/Writer (aka PCMCIA Card Drive, Socket Controller, or slot adapter) is equipped with one type III PCMCIA card socket that accommodates Type I, Type II or Type III PC card.  It supports all kinds of 16-bit PC cards and 32-bit CardBus PC cards. The rear access design make it ideal for Ethernet Network (LAN) Card (wired or wireless), Modem Card (wired or wireless) since it does not occupy desktop PC's drive bay.

Package Content

  • PCD-RP-101CS

  • Installation manual

  • Color box package

System Requirements

Features

  • Easy installation

  • One type III rear access PCMCIA CardBus socket support both 32-bit CardBus PC Cards and 16-bit PC Cards.

  • Support Windows ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7.

  • 3.3V or 5V operation power indicator

  • Complies with PCMCIA PC Card 95 / 97 / CardBus Standard Specification.

  • PCMCIA 2.1, JEIDA 4.1 compliant

  • Intel 82365SL register compatible, ExCA compatible

  • Complies with PCI Local Bus Specification Revision 2.2.

  • No need for any ISA IRQ Board.

  • Support IRQ steering, software driver provided.

  • ATA disk interface support.

  • Supports Type I, Type II, Type III 16-bit PCMCIA and 32-bit CardBus PC Card including ATA Flash Card, Hard Disk Drives, Panasonic P2 card, Linear Flash Cards (AMD, Intel, etc. chipsets), SRAM Card, Fax Modem Card (wired or wireless), Ethernet/LAN Card, Wireless Network/LAN card (IEEE802.11b, Bluetooth), I/O card, Cardbus PC card (IEEE1394 and USB2.0), etc.

  • Also support CompactFlash (CF)** Card, SSFDC SmartMedia (SM)** card, Microdrive**, Memory Stick (MS) & Memory Stick Pro**, MultiMediaCard (MMC)**, Secure Digital (SD)** card, xD picture** card.. etc. (** with a proper PCMCIA Adapter)

  • Supports all kinds of PC Card Hot-Swapping feature (insert or remove card without turning off the system). 

  • Power saving suspend mode support.

  • No external power required.

  • 1 year warranty and free technical support.

Specifications

  • PCI-to-PCMCIA host bridge: Ricoh R5C485 PCMCIA CardBus controller chipset

  • PCI interface card dimension: 4 3/4" (121 mm) [L] x  3 9/16" (90 mm) [W]

  • Ambient temperature under bias: 0oC to 70oC

  • Storage temperature: -65oC to 150oC

  • Max. power supply on socket:
    VCC at 3.3V for 1A
    VCC at 5.0V for 1A
    VPP at 3.3V for 250mA
    VPP at 5.0V for 250mA
    VPP at 12V for 250mA

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[ 1-slot Reader  (Rear) ] [ PCMCIA CF Adapter ] [ 1-slot Reader  (Rear) ] [ ExpressCard/34 - CF ]
[ 1-slot Reader  (USB) ] [ CF - SD/MMC Adapter ] [ 1-slot Reader  (USB) ] [ ExpressCard/54 - CF ]
[ CardBus to ExpressCard ]   [ ExpressCard to CardBus ] [ ExpressCard/34 - 12in1 ]

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PO Box 884

Monterey Park, CA 91754 USA
Tel: (323) 265-8076   Fax: (323) 488-9747
http://www.amtron.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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