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Connect with SlimSCSI 1480 and dramatically improve system I/O performance. Enjoy the same fast performance and multitasking you'd get on a desktop PC-plus the convenience of instant plug-in connections and hot swaps.
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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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Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 95
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows NT

Product Documentation
SlimSCSI Solutions From Adaptec (PDF )
User Guide for the APA-1480 (PDF 314 KB)
Install Guide for the APA-1480 (PDF 337 KB)
SlimSCSI 1480 (PDF )
Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Microsoft Windows 95b
Microsoft Windows 95c
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
  Up to 3 daisy-chained SCSI devices with a combined distance of up to 1.5 meters or up to 7 devices for fast SCSI
Number of devices
Up to three daisy-chained SCSI devices with a combined distance of up to 1.5 meters
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 20 MB/sec with UltraSCSI devices
Up to 10 MB/sec with Fast SCSI devices
Up to 132 MB/sec between host and SlimSCSI adapter
System Requirements
Portable PC with CardBus-enabled PC Card slot
Windows 95 ver. 4.00.950B or later
Package Contents
  • SlimSCSI 1480 CardBus-to-Ultra SCSI Adapter
  • SlimSCSI User's Guide
  • 1 50-pin high-density cable (SCSI II)
  • 1 50-pin low-density cable (SCSI I)
  • EZ-SCSI® software

Cable Options

50-pin High-Density (SCSI-2)
50-pin Low-Density Centronics connector

SCSI Data Format

8-bit with automatic parity generation

Board Dimensions

PC Card Type II

Power Consumption

.8 W active
.5 W standby