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WiebeTech intros new PCI/PCI-X expansion card with SATA portsSATA connectivity to Macs or PCs with standard PCI/PCI-X expansion slots (June 14, 2006)
WiebeTech announces its new low-cost solution to add SATA connectivity to Macs or PCs with standard PCI/PCI-X expansion slots.
The new card is the first introduction of the TeraCard Series of host adapters from WiebeTech. This new adapter card has one external and one internal Serial ATA port to allow connection of SATA devices to a user's computer. In addition, it is bootable on Mac and hot swappable on both Mac and PC. The model of this new product is TCS1-1 and is priced at $59.95. It is in stock and available to order.
"Our customers have needed a good, inexpensive solution to attach our SATA products to their computer," said James Wiebe, president/CEO of WiebeTech. "We're pleased to now offer our new TCS1-1 card as the most simple PCI card available."
The TCS1-1 is compatible with all WiebeTech SATA products that do not require port-multiplying technology.
Features of the new card include:
Bootable on Mac
Supports deep sleep on Mac OS
Supports hot-swapping of drives
32 bit, 33/66MHz fully compliant PCI host interface
Two brackets to support low profile PCI and regular size PCI in one card
LBA supports smaller drives as well as drives larger than 137GB
Supports spread spectrum in receiver
Supports two independent SATA channels
Compliant with PCI specification, revision 2.2
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows XP, 2K
Dealers may purchase WiebeTech products from synnex.com or drbott.com. End users may purchase from pcmall.com, macmall.com or pcconnection.com. Government customers are encouraged to purchase from pcmallgov.com and lyme.com. All products are available directly from WiebeTech at wiebetech.com.
About WiebeTech WiebeTech LLC was founded in July 2000 by James Wiebe and has focused on marketing high performance, highly portable storage solutions for consumer and government markets.
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