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FirmTek SeriTek/2ME4-E


Hardware Requirements
  • Compatible with all Apple Mac Pro models and the late 2005 PowerMac G5 (11,2) model with an available PCI-Express slot.
Operating Systems Supported
  • Mac OS X 10.6.x "Snow Leopard" 32-bit and 64-bit modes. (Backward compatible with 10.4.6 or later.)
Bus Type
  • PCI-Express 4x
External Connectors
  • 4-port external Serial ATA (eSATA) interface connectors support up to 4 external connections (port multiplier or individual drive connections)
Drive Types Supported
  • Serial ATA hard drive
Enclosures Supported
  • Compatible with direct connect enclosures like the SeriTek/2EN2, SiI-3726 based port multiplier enclosures like the SeriTek/5PM and Oxford 936 based enclosures
Data Transfer Rates
  • Up to 300 MBytes/second or 3.0 Gbits/second burst data transfer rate
Drive Modes Supported
  • Serial ATA
Advanced Data Features
  • SATA II 3Gb/s speed. Backward compatible with SATA 1.5 Gb/s hard disks
  • Fully compliant with Serial ATA 1.0a and SATA II specifications
  • S.M.A.R.T application support for third party Macintosh utilities
  • Supports Apple Disk Utility RAID and JBOD hard disk configurations
  • Port multiplier support: Connect up to 20 drives using SeriTek/5PM enclosures
  • Direct connect support: Connect up to 4 drives with a SeriTek/2eEN4 enclosure
  • Self-contained PowerMac G5 boot functionality
  • Not bootable with the Apple Mac Pro (provides additional storage)
  • Bus Mastering off-loads data I/O handling from CPU
  • Complete CRC error checking, for all bits transmitted (command, data, and status), offers enhanced data protection for high-speed Serial ATA drives
  • Four independent data channels allow for separate device timing
  • Automatically identifies and configures drive types
  • SATA II Native Command Queuing and Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC)
  • SATA II power management compliant
  • Low power consumption
Onboard Flash ROM
  • Allows easy upgrades to the latest firmware
Cables Supported
  • 7-pin shielded SATA cable, up to 2 meters in length
  • One year limited parts & labor
Physical Dimensions
  • 3.5"(L) x .3"(W) x 4.1"(H) (not including bracket)
Power Requirements
  • 5V ± 5%
  • Temperature: +5°C to +55°C (Operating), -25°C to +70°C (Non-Operating)
  • Relative humidity: 20% to 80% (Operating), 15% to 90% (Non-Operating)
EMC Compliance
  • EN55022/1998, EN55024/1998 (European Community)
  • FCC Part 15 Class B (US)