DigiGear, Inc. introduces low-profile PCI to front-load PC cardbus adapter

Introduce Low-Profile PCI to font-load PC Cardbus Adapter

Irwindale, CA – Aug 1, 2006 – DigiGear, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative products for the industry PC and exploding digital photography marketplace, is launching its most exciting product to date, PCD-TP110CS (TI PCI1510 chipset). This product gives users the ability to install the low-profile PCI to PC CardBus adapter into 3.5" or 5.25" drive to take most of 8/16/32 bit PCMCIA cards!

PCD-TP110CS is a high-performance PCI-to-PC Card Drive Unit that supports one independent card socket compliant with the 16/32-bit PC Card standard defined in 1997 PC Card Standard.

Provides a rich feature set that makes it the best choice for bridging between PCI and PC Card in desktop computers.

Compliant with the 16-bit PC Card specification defines in PCMCIA Release 2.1 and JEIDA 4.2 and can supports any combination of 16-bit or 32-bit PC Card in the one socket, powered at 5V or 3.3V as required.

The host system interface of PCD-TP110CS is compliant with the PCI Local Bus specification 2.2.

PCD-TP110CS is register set compatible with Intel 82365SL controller and compatible with ExCA, it enables the PCD-TP110CS to support almost all of the PC Card applications including: SRAM card, Linear Flash card, ATA Flash card, Modem card and Wireless LAN card.

◎ PCD-TP110CS provides one front-access PCMCIA / CardBus socket solution for PC.

◎ PCI Local Bus Specification Revision 2.2 compliant.

◎ PCMCIA 2.1, JEIDA 4.2 compliant. 3.3V, 5.0V, or mixed 3.3V/5.0V operation.

◎ Intel 82365SL register compatible, ExCA compatible.

◎ The 3.5" front Drive Unit with built-in one socket is connected to the PCI Interface Board by using the flat ribbon cable.

◎ There are one PC card socket that can be used for Type I / Type II / Type III PC Card in this unit.

◎ Support IRQ steering (PCMCIA -16Bit), native driver built in Windows XP.

◎ Support IRQ steering (PCMCIA -16Bit), optional driver provided in Windows Me or Windows 2000

Socket:

Supports PC Cards(TypeI/II/II)

PCMCIA: 8/16 Bit, 8 MHz, 3.3/5V.

CardBus: 32 Bit, 33 MHz, 3.3 V.

Power Information:

Power Voltage@PCI DC 3.3V/5V/12V

PC Card Socket DC 3.3 V/5V @1A

Physical Character @ PC Card Drive

Length: 147.7+/-0.5mm

Width: 101.6+/-0.5mm

Height: 26.2+/-0.5mm

Weight(w/o cable)360g

Data Transfer Rate(Max)

CardBus Mode: 132 Mbytes/sec

Operating: 0ºC to 70ºC

Storage: -55ºC to 125ºC

Relative Humidity

Operating R.H.% 0-70%

Storage R.H. % 0-95%

Interface:

PCI to PCMCIA/CardBus Interface

*cable included

If you need more information about PCD-TP110CS, please call (626) 813-0236 or visit our websites at www.digigearinc.com.

For Further Information please contact:

DigiGear, Inc.

(626) 813-0236

sales@digigearinc.com