Sonnet Tempo Internal PCI Controller Card w/ 30GB Drive
Is your computer’s hard drive running out of storage space? Does the idea of opening your computer to upgrade it scare you? It’s easier than you think! With the Tempo HD from Sonnet Technologies, you get more storage in an instant.
This hard-drive-on-a-card requires no cables, brackets or screws—just attach a 2.5" drive, insert it into any PCI slot, and your installation is complete—it’s that simple.
Finally, you’ll have the room you need without the installation hassles. Adding a hard drive has never been this easy!
The Tempo HD allows you to put that old (or new) 2.5" notebook drive back to work. And you can connect two of the latest, fastest, high capacity drives† to the additional ATA/133 port to really expand your storage capacity.
When you need a trouble-free way to add more storage space to your system, choose a Tempo HD—it’s the internal hard drive that installs in seconds. Sonnet. Simply fast.
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ATA100/133 drive controller card with on-board storage capability
Add up to 1 2.5" and 2 3.5" internal ATA drives
Boots from any attached hard drive
Maximum transfer rate of 133 MB/s
Supports Mac OS 8.0 through OS X
Mac OS Bootability:
Supported from any attached drive
Supports Apple Drive Setup Utility (version 1.5 or later) or other third party software
Available 2.1 PCI expansion slot
PC Users: Pentium II class or higher PC :Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, or XP
Package Dimension: Length 9.5" x Width 7.3" x Height 2"
Bus Interface PCI
Number of Internal Drives Supported 3—1 onboard, 2 connected via ATA cable (sold separately)
Internal Drives Supported Supports any ATA/IDE fixed media hard drive including ATA/33, ATA/66, ATA/100, and ATA/133†
Removable media/ATAPI devices supported under OS X and Windows systems
Data Transfer Rate Sustained rate dependent on drive specifications
Up to 133 MB/s in burst master cycle
Advanced Features Coexists with SCSI and onboard IDE devices
2 IDE ports (1 standard, 1 for onboard 2.5-inch drive) Cables Supported
40-pin/80-wire Ultra ATA cable (80-wire required for full Ultra ATA support)
40-pin/40-wire ATA cable (ATA/33 only)
Auto Detection Automatically recognizes and configures DMA drive protocols ATA1 through ATA6 Compatibility
Flash-ROM upgradeable to latest firmware
Compatible with ATA/33, ATA/66, ATA/100, and ATA/133† Upgradeability
† High capacity (larger than 137GB) hard drives are supported in OS 9.x and OS 10.2.x using firmware version 3.5.0, 4.5 or later. For complete details, visit the Tempo ATA support page.
Only one card included.
The Tempo HD supports deep sleep under Mac OS X with firmware version 3.2.5 or higher.
Power Macintosh Series 4400, 5400, 5500, 6400, 6500, 7200, 7215, 7220, 7300, 7500, 7600, 8200, 8500, 8515, 8600, 9500, 9500/180MP, 9515, 9600, 9600/200MP, Macintosh Server G3, G4, Power Macintosh G3 All-in-one, Blue & White, Desktop, Minitower, Power Mac G4**, Power Mac G5, Performa Series 6400, 6410, 6420, Workgroup Server 7250, 7350, 8550, 9650, Daystar Genesis and Millennium Series, Mactell XB-Pro, Power Computing PowerBase Desktop and Tower, PowerCenter, PowerCenter Pro Desktop and Minitower, PowerCurve, PowerTower, PowerTower Pro, PowerWave, StarMax 3000, 3000 Minitower, 4000, 4000 Minitower, 5000, 5500, Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh, UMAX C500, C600, C600X, J700, S900
**All models except Cube
WLM will credit any unopened and unused item if requested within 14 days of customer receipt. This item can be returned for repair directly to the manufacturer after 14 Days. Manufacturer's contact info. Sonnet, 1-949-472-2772 Manufacturer's warranty length is 1 year limited. WLM will handle all other customer issues. Click here for details.
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