Instruction Manual
4 Port PCI Express SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Card with UASP - 2 Ext 2 Int w/ SATA Power
Internal USB 3.0, 2-Port Header Pinout
PEXUSB3S2EI
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Packaging Contents
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1x 4 Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card - 2 Ext 2 Int
1x Low-Profile Bracket
1x Driver CD
1x Instruction Manual
Installation
System Requirements
• PCI Express enabled computer with an available PCI Express x1 slot
or higher (x4, x8, x16)
• SATA power connector (recommended, but optional)
• Optional - 19-pin internal USB 3.0 2-port header from computer
motherboard or computer case
• Windows® 8 / 8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64),
Windows Server® 2012, 2008 R2, Linux 2.6.31 and up (Tested up to
3.5)
Product Overview
Top View
19-pin Internal
USB 3.0 2-port
Header Male
USB 3.0 Ports
Type “A”
Female x2
SATA Power
PCI Express x1
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Hardware Installation
WARNING!
PCI Express cards, like all computer equipment, can be severely
damaged by static electricity. Be sure that you are properly
grounded before opening your computer case or touching your PCI
Express card. StarTech.com recommends that you wear an antistatic strap when installing any computer component. If an antistatic strap is unavailable, discharge yourself of any static electricity
build-up by touching a large grounded metal surface (such as the
computer case) for several seconds. Also be careful to handle the PCI
Express card by its edges and not the gold connectors.
1. Turn your computer off and any peripherals connected to the
computer (i.e. printers, external hard drives, etc.). Unplug the
power cable from the rear of the power supply on the back of the
computer and disconnect all peripheral devices.
2. Remove the cover from the computer case. (See your computer
system documentation for details).
3. Locate an open PCI Express x1 slot and remove the metal cover
plate on the rear of the computer case. (See your computer
system documentation for details).
Note: This card will work in PCI Express slots of additional lanes (i.e.
x4, x8, or x16 slots).
4. Gently insert the card into the open PCI Express slot and fasten
the bracket to the rear of the computer case.
Note: If installing the card into a small form-factor/low-profile
desktop system, replacing the pre-installed standard-profile bracket
with the included low-profile (half-height) installation bracket may
be necessary.
5. It is recommended you connect the optional SATA power using an
available SATA power connector from the computers power supply.
Note: It is recommended that SATA power is connected to the card
Manual Revision: 01/21/2015
to ensure sufficient power is provided to each USB 3.0 port.
6. Place the cover back onto the computer case.
7. Insert the power cable into the socket on the power supply of the
computer, and reconnect all other connectors removed in Step 1.
Driver Installation
Windows®
Depending on your Operating System version, the card may autoinstall with native drivers. Use the auto-install drivers if available.
Connect your USB devices to the 2x external ports, and/or your
motherboard/computer case 19-pin internal USB header to the
internal 2-port header as desired.
If drivers do not auto-install, follow the below steps to complete the
driver installation process.
1. Upon starting Windows, if the Found New Hardware dialog
appears on the screen, cancel/close the window.
2. Download the latest drivers from the www.startech.com website
(recommended), applicable to the Operating System on the host
computer that you are installing the card to, or insert the provided
Driver CD into your computers DVD/CD drive.
3. Browse to the downloaded driver file location and run the
“.exe” install application. Follow any on-screen instructions to
complete the driver installation process.
4. If using the Driver CD for installation, select the Open folder to
view files option from the AutoPlay menu. If AutoPlay is disabled
on your system, browse to your CD/DVD drive.
5. Run the “.exe” install application and follow any on-screen
instructions to complete the driver installation process.
Note: You may be prompted to restart your system.
6. Connect your USB devices to the 2x external ports, and/or your
motherboard/computer case 19-pin internal USB header to the
internal 2-port header as desired.
FCC Compliance Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by StarTech.com could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
Industry Canada Statement
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe [B] est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3(B)
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Technical Support
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access our comprehensive selection of online tools, documentation, and downloads.
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Warranty Information
This product is backed by a two year warranty.
In addition, StarTech.com warrants its products against defects in materials and workmanship for the periods noted, following the initial date of purchase. During this period, the products may be
returned for repair, or replacement with equivalent products at our discretion. The warranty covers parts and labor costs only. StarTech.com does not warrant its products from defects or damages
arising from misuse, abuse, alteration, or normal wear and tear.
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