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Sonnet Announces Allegro USB 2.0 PCI Adapter Card

Adds high-speed USB 2.0 connections to Power Mac or PC (August 04, 2004)

Sonnet Technologies, the worldwide leader in processor upgrade cards for Apple Macintosh computers, announces the Allegro USB 2.0 PCI adapter card, the latest addition to Sonnets line of PCI adapter cards. The Allegro USB 2.0 instantly adds high-speed USB 2.0 connections needed to support many of the latest high-speed digital peripherals, and installs into any available PCI slot of a Power Mac or PC. This card features one internal and four external USB 2.0 ports, supports data transfer rates of up to 480 Mbits/s, and for added flexibility, is backward-compatible with all USB 1.1 devices.

The Allegro USB 2.0 is compatible with the following Macintosh and Windows configurations:

- Mac Operating System Requirements:

Mac OS 8.6 through OS X*

Compatible Models:
Power Macintosh G3 Blue & White
Power Mac G4 (except Cube)
Power Mac G5

- Windows Operating System Requirements:

Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, or XP*

- Windows Hardware System Requirements:
Available 2.1 PCI expansion slot
Pentium II class or higher PC

*USB 2.0 support requires OS X version 10.2.8 or higher or Windows XP with Service Pack 1 installed.

The Allegro USB 2.0 has an MSRP of $29.95 and will be available August 16, 2004.

For more information about the Allegro USB 2.0, please refer to the Sonnet website at:

About Sonnet Technologies, Inc.
Sonnet Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, California, is the worldwide leader in processor upgrade cards, ATA disk controller cards, and other enhancement products for Apple Macintosh computers. After Apple Computer, Inc., Sonnet is the largest producer of PowerPC processor-based products in the computer industry. Founded in 1986, Sonnet offers processor upgrades for most Macintosh models. To locate an authorized reseller or purchase product, visit the Sonnet Technologies web site at, or call the company at 1-949-587-3500.


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