Adaptec PowerDomain 29160
This 64-bit PCI SCSI card for Power Macintosh provides SCSI data rates of up to 160 MB per second. Provides an internal 68-pin high-density LVD connector, an internal 68-pin high-density SE Ultra Wide connector, an internal 50-pin Ultra connector, and an external 68-pin high-density LVD connector. This allows for the connection of up to fifteen SCSI devices
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Macintosh OS

Macintosh OS 8x and 9x
Macintosh OS X

Hardware Installation
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Product Documentation
Install Guide for the Adaptec PowerDomain 29160 (PDF 2 MB)
Supported Operating Systems
Macintosh OS 8.6
Macintosh OS 9.0
Macintosh OS 9.0.2
Macintosh OS 9.0.3
Macintosh OS 9.0.4
Macintosh OS 9.1
Macintosh OS 9.2.x
Mac OS X 10.1.x
Mac OS X 10.2.x
Mac OS X 10.3.x
Mac OS X Server 10.1.x
Mac OS X Server 10.2.x
Mac OS X Server 10.3.x
Key Differentiators
  External 68-pin High-Density Connector
64-bit PCI connectors
System Environment
Number of devices
Up to 15 total

Bus System Interface Type

64-bit PCI
External Connectors
68-pin High-Density LVD
Internal Connectors
68-pin Ultra 160
68-pin Ultra Wide
50-pin Standard
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 160MB/sec
System Requirements
  • PCI-based Power Macintosh
  • Mac OS 8.6 or later (now including OS X 10.1)
  • PCI expansion slot
Package Contents
  • Adaptec PowerDomain 29160 accelerator
  • 3-position 68-pin High-Density Ultra160 LVD internal cable with terminator
  • 3-position 68-pin High-Density Ultra Wide single ended (SE) internal cable
  • SCSI Probe
  • PowerDomain Control software
  • Complete user documentation
  • 5-year warranty card
5-year manufacturing and materials warranty

Supported Protocols

Ultra160 SCSI
Ultra2 SCSI
Ultra SCSI
SCSI-1 (Wide and Narrow)

Board Dimensions

4" W x 7 L"