USB2connect for Notebooks (AUA-1420)
This high-speed 2-port USB 2.0 CardBus adapter supports Notebook PCs or G3 PowerBooks. Supports up to 127 USB devices at 1.5 Mbps, 12 Mbps (USB 1.1 OHCI) and 480 Mbps (USB 2.0 EHCI). Provides 2 USB connectors.
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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 98
Microsoft Windows Millennium
Microsoft Windows XP

  Add USB 2.0 ports to your notebook or Powerbook
Two USB ports added from your CardBus expansion slot
System Environment
Number of devices
127 USB devices

Bus System Interface Type

External Connectors
Two USB connectors
Internal Connectors
Data Transfer Rate
USB 1.1 OHCI-1.5 Mbps, 12 Mbps
USB 2.0 EHCI-480 Mbps
System Requirements
  • IBM-compatible notebook PC with 266 MHz or faster processor
  • Available CardBus-enabled slot
  • Microsoft® Windows® 98 Second Edition, Windows 2000 Pro, Windows Millennium, or Windows XP
  • CD-ROM drive

  • Macintosh PowerBook G3 and above*
  • Available CardBus-enabled slot (early G3 models may not have a CardBus slot)
  • To use both ports: Mac OS® 9.2.1, Mac OS 9.2.2 and Mac OS X 10.1 through 10.1.2
  • CD-ROM drive
  • *This card is OHCI compatible. Drivers that Apple includes in the Mac OS will work with this product. Note: USB ports will function at USB 1.1 speeds.
Package Contents
  • Adaptec USB2connect CardBus Adapter card (AUA-1420; 2 external ports; OHCI and EHCI compliant)
  • Hardware installation guide
  • Installation CD with USB 2.0 drivers for Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, Me, 2000 and XP
  • Warranty information
Five-year limited warranty