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64-bit external PCI-Bus Mastering (264mb/s burst), 64-bit internal PCI-Bus Mastering (264mb/s burst), supports Ultra3 SCSI transfer rates (160mb/s), Intel i960RN RISC Processor @ 66MHz, supports SX4065U3 SX4065F expansion modules, supports Narrow and Wide SCSI simultaneously, firmware and I20 BIOS ROM-flash upgradeable
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Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 95
Microsoft Windows 98
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Red Hat Linux

Red Hat Linux 6

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SCO Unix
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Hardware Installation
flash document (html 69 kb)
Installing Drivers or Software
smartraid linux driver (html 96 kb)
smartraid v and vi release notes (html 98 kb)
smartraid v and vi errata (html 102 kb)
smartraid release notes (html 102 kb)
installing the adaptec i2o driver (html 91 kb)
Product Documentation
SmartRAID VI Century (PDF 1 MB)
Technical Reference - DPT Transition to Adaptec RAID (PDF )
Install Guide for the SmartRAID VI (PDF 437 KB)
Use Your Product
smartraid vi memory modules (html 69 kb)
Number of devices
up to 15 SCSI devices per channel

Bus System Interface Type

64-bit PCI 2.2 (compatible with 32-bit PCI 2.1 systems)
External Connectors
68-pin Very High Density Cable Interconnect (VHDCI)
Internal Connectors
68-pin High Density
Data Transfer Rate
up to 160MB/s
Package Contents
PM2865U3 Ultra160 SCSI RAID Controller Ultra160 wide internal SCSI cable with multi-mode terminator supporting 4 SCSI devices Storage Management Software Device drivers User's Manual and Quick Install Guide
3 year

Power Consumption

5V+/-5% @ 2.0A typical

Operating Characteristics

32° F to 122° F(0° C to 50° C)
10% to 90% non-condensing Relative Humidity