2-Port USB 3.0 ExpressCard
U S B P e ri pherals
The USRobotics USB 3.0 ExpressCard easily adds 2 USB 3.0 ports to
your laptop. Connect super speed peripherals like USB 3.0 external hard
drives, digital video cameras, high-resolution webcams and save time
with faster transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps. The blazing fast 5 Gbps transfer
rate is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 (480 Mbps). The USB 3.0 ports
are backward compatible so while the card is capable of super speed
transfers, it also supports USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 speeds. Simultaneous
transfers automaticallly detect USB type and transfer data at the
maximum rate for each individual port.
Blazing Fast data transfer with USB 3.0
USB 3.0 - the new
•Connect any USB 3.0 device to your computer
•Compatible with USB 3.0 specification
•Backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 devices
Get the speed
you need
•Super Speed transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
•Up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0
•Each port detects native USB speed and transfers data at the maximum rate for each port
Powered USB Ports
•Each port provides up to 900 mA of power with additional power adapter
•Ideal for power hungry USB devices
Easy Install
•Plug & Play
•Hot Swappable
•Fits in 34mm and 54mm ExpressCard slots
•Add USB 3.0 connections to a laptop that may only have USB 2.0 or 1.1
•Expand USB connections by adding 2 additional USB ports
•Connect additional peripherals such as external hard drives, printers, scanners, digital cameras,
video cameras, video surveillance cameras, video display solutions, media devices, etc.
•Drastically reduce time transferring large amounts of data when used with 3.0 devices
USB 3.0 Hard Drive
File and Data Storage
Transfer rates at 4.8 Gbps
5.5 minutes
2-Port USB 3.0
Example transfer
times for 30 GB of data
18 minutes
Laptop with
USB 3.0 ExpressCard
Any USB Device
File and Data Storage
Transfer rates at 480 Mbps
M o d e l 8401
2-Port USB 3.0 ExpressCard
Specifications & Standards
Product Dimensions/Weight
Minimum System Requirements
• Compliant with Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Specification Revision 1.0
• Supports ExpressCard™ Standard Release 1.0
• 2 USB 3.0 Type A Female ports
• Bus type: ExpressCard
• Card Type: 34mm ExpressCard, fits 54mm ExpressCard slot
• Bus Power without additional power: total of 300 mA
• Bus Power with provided power cable: total of 800 mA
• Bus Power with external 5V DC 2.0 A power adapter (not
included): 900 mA per port
• 11.73 x 4 x 1.42 cm.
• .03 kg
• Available ExpressCard slot
• Available USB Port
• CD-ROM drive
Operating Systems
• Windows® 7 64 bit, Win 7, Vista™ 64 bit, Vista, XP 64 bit, and XP
Package Contents
• Temperature: Operating Temperature conditions: 0 to 40 degrees C,
Non-Operating Temperature conditions: -10 to 85 degrees C
• Humidity: Operating Humidity conditions: 20% to 80% non-
condensing, Non-Operating Humidity conditions: 5% to 95%
• USRobotics 2-Port USB 3.0 ExpressCard
• USB 2.0 to DC Plug Cable
• Quick Installation Guide
• Installation CD with device drivers and User Manual
Product Numbers
• USR8401
• USR808401
• FCC approved (Part 15 Class B)
• CE approved (Class B)
• One-year limited manufacturer warranty from date of purchase
Package Dimensions/Weight
• 21.59 x 15.875 x 5.08 cm
• .13 kg
Note: USB 3.0 super speeds are achieved when used with USB 3.0 compatible devices and cables.
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