PowerDomain 29160N
This 32-bit PCI card for Power Macintosh supports up to fifteen SCSI peripherals. Data throughput is up to 160 MB per second. Uses one internal 68-pin very high-density connector, one internal 50-pin connector, and one external 50-pin high-density connector
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Macintosh OS

Macintosh OS 8x and 9x
Macintosh OS X

Hardware Installation
how to install your adaptec pci card (html 74 kb)
scsi and macintosh (html 69 kb)
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mac os x (html 68 kb)
Product Documentation
Install Guide for the Adaptec PowerDomain 29160N (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
  32-bit PCI Connectors
68-pin LVD U160
Internal 50-pin
External 50-pin High-Density
System Environment
Number of devices
Combination of 15 internal and external

Bus System Interface Type

32-bit PCI
External Connectors
50-pin High-Density
Internal Connectors
68-pin LVD Ultra160
50-pin Standard
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 160 MB/sec
System Requirements
  • PCI-based Power Macintosh
  • Mac OS 8.5 or later (now including OS X 1.0)
  • PCI expansion slot
  • SCSI peripheral(s)
Package Contents
  • PowerDomain 29160N Accelerator
  • 3-position Ultra160 SCSI internal cable with terminator
  • 3-position 50-pin internal cable with terminator
  • PowerDomain Control Software
  • Complete documentation
  • 5-year warranty
5-year manufacturing and materials warranty

Supported Protocols

Ultra160 SCSI
Ultra2 SCSI
Ultra SCSI

Board Dimensions

4" W x 7 L"