PowerDomain 2940UW
What good is a fast computer if the I/O subsystem can't keep up with data-hungry applications? When high-speed I/O matters, the Adaptec PowerDomain 2940UW UltraSCSI accelerator delivers. It provides a high-performance, flexible I/O subsystem for publishing, prepress, digital video, multimedia, and other data- and graphics-intensive applications, the perfect match for the processing muscle of the Power Macintosh with PCI.
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Note: Only drivers that are not included or embedded within a supported operating system are listed below. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications

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Bios Updates and Other Downloadable Files

Bios Updates and Other Downloads

Macintosh OS

Macintosh OS 8x and 9x

Hardware Installation
scsi and macintosh (html 69 kb)
mac os x (html 68 kb)
Product Documentation
User Guide for the Adaptec PowerDomain 2940UW/3940UW (PDF 1 MB)
Number of devices
Up to 15 single-ended SCSI peripheral devices

Bus System Interface Type

PCI expansion bus
External Connectors
One 0.8 mm, 68-pin Wide connector
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 40 Mbytes/sec
Package Contents
PowerDomain 2940UW UltraSCSI accelerator cardPowerDomain Control softwarePowerDomain DiscBasics™ softwareInternal 68-pin and 50-pin SCSI ribbon cablesComplete documentation
5 years

Supported Protocols

SCSI-3 (Ultra)

Advanced Features

Support for scatter/gather, disconnect/reconnect, tagged command queuing
Independent negotiation of high-speed data transfers (Fast, Wide, Ultra) with each peripheral device
Support for 255 simultaneous active SCSI commands
On-board flash memory for easy driver upgrades
SCSI Manager 4.3 compliant
Bootable from attached disks

Types of Devices Supported

Hard disk,
removable disk,
tape, DAT,
Floptical® drives and scanners
Termination Active

Board Dimensions

5" x 7" (12.7 cm x 17.8 cm)

Power Consumption

+5.0 +/- 0.25V at 2.0A max

Operating Characteristics

32 F to 131 F(0 C to 55 C)
10% to 90%, non-condensing Relative Humidity

Storage Characteristics

-67 f to 185 F(-55 C to 85 C)