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PowerDomain 39160
This 64-bit PCI adapter for Power Macintosh provides a 320 MB per second data transfer rate (2 channels x 160 MB). It allows for the connection of up to thirty SCSI devices. Features 2 internal 68-pin high-density connectors, and 2 external 68-pin very high-density connectors. Supports Power Macintosh Blue amp; White G3 or G4
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Macintosh OS

Macintosh OS 8x and 9x
Macintosh OS X

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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
  Takes full advantage of 64-bit PCI
Connectivity for up to 30 SCSI peripherals with one card
System Environment
Number of devices
Combination of 30, internal and external

Bus System Interface Type

64-bit PCI
External Connectors
(2) 68-pin Very High-Density Ultra160/m SCSI
Internal Connectors
2 68-pin Ultra 160
1 50-pin Standard
Data Transfer Rate
320 MB combined (160 MB on each channel)
System Requirements
  • PCI-based Power Macintosh
  • Mac® OS 8.6 or later, Mac OS X 10.1.x or 10.2.x
  • Blue & White G3 or G4
  • PCI expansion slot
  • SCSI peripheral(s)
Package Contents
  • Adaptec 39160 Accelerator
  • 5-position Ultra 160/m SCSI internal cable with terminator
  • 3-position Ultra narrow internal cable
  • SCSIProbe (Mac OS 8.6 or 9.x only)
  • PowerDomain Control software (Mac OS 8.6 or 9.x only)
  • SoftRAID (Mac OS 8.6 or 9.x only)
  • Complete documentation
  • Warranty card
5-year manufacturing and materials warranty

Supported Protocols

SCSI-3 (Ultra)
Ultra SCSI
Ultra2 SCSI

Advanced Features

Multithreaded I/O (up to 255 tasks simultaneously)
Tagged command queuing

Board Dimensions

4"W x 7"L