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The APA-1460 SlimSCSI host adapter delivers instant, high performance peripheral connections to your PCMCIA portable PC. The SlimSCSI adapter is perfect for quick connections of up to seven external SCSI-2 devices like CD-ROMs (including, single-and multi-session Photo CDs), hard disk drives, scanners, SyQuest, Bernoulli, Floptical, and SCSI tape drives.
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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 95
Microsoft Windows NT

Product Documentation
User Guide for the APA-1460 (PDF 597 KB)
Technical Reference (PDF 176 KB)
Install Guide for the APA-1460 (PDF 948 KB)
SlimSCSI 1460 (PDF 49 KB)
SlimSCSI Solutions From Adaptec (PDF )
SlimSCSI 1460 with CDROM (PDF )
  Windows 95/98/NT, 3.x, DOS, OS/2: Up to 7 daisy-chained SCSI devices Windows CE: 1 removable, 1 SCSI hard drive (1 partition) or 1 CD-ROM drive
Number of devices
Up to 7 daisy-chained SCSI devices Windows CE: 1 removable, 1 SCSI hard drive (1 partition) or 1 CD-ROM drive
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 2 MByte/sec PC Card bus rate Up to 10 MByte/sec synchronous burst rate on SCSI bus
System Requirements
Portable PC with PC Card Type II, Type III, or Toshiba Type IV socketsHandheld Portable PC with Type II slotsWorks with Microsoft Windows CE 2.x, Windows 95/98, Windows 3.1, Windows NT (v 3.51, 4.x), MS-DOS (3.x, 4.x, 5.x and 6.x), DR DOS (5 and 6) and OS/2 2.x
Package Contents
SlimSCSI 1460 PC Card-to-SCSI AdapterTwo detachable cables, with low-density SCSI-1 and high-density SCSI-2 connectorsDB-25-pin cable offer inside boxSoftware drivers for Windows CE 2.x, 95, 98, NT and OS/2SlimSCSI 1460 User's GuideEZ-SCSI® SoftwareFive year warranty/Registration Card
5 years

Cable Options

50-pin High-Density (SCSI-2)
50-pin Low-Density (SCSI-1)
DB-25-pin cable offer in kit

SCSI Data Format

8-bit with automatic parity generation

Board Dimensions

PC Card Type II

Power Consumption

.3 W typical
.2 W standby mode