My AccountWhere To BuyDownloads Compatibility ReportsMy Account
USB2connect 5100
This USB 2.0 host adapter supports both PC and Macintosh environments. Provides connectivity to USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 devices. It has five external ports and one internal port
Small Image of USB2connect 5100
DownloadsDocumentationTechnical Specifications

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

Select your operating system or software below


Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows Millennium
Microsoft Windows XP

Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Macintosh OS 9.2.x
Mac OS X 10.1.x
Mac OS X 10.2.x
  Get ready today for tomorrow's hi-speed peripherals
6 USB ports for maximum connectivity
System Environment
Number of devices
127 USB devices

Bus System Interface Type

External Connectors
Five USB connectors*
Internal Connectors
One USB connector
Data Transfer Rate
USB 1.1 OHCI-1.5 Mbps, 12 Mbps
USB 2.0 EHCI-480 Mbps
System Requirements
  • IBM-compatible PC with 266 MHz or faster processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows XP
  • Available PCI slot
  • CD-ROM drive

  • Mac OS 9.2 or later* (please review the ReadMe file that comes with the product and the customer support section of the Adaptec web site for the latest information on Mac OS X compatibility)
  • Power Macintosh Beige G3 rev. B or later
  • Available PCI slot
  • 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 5100 card (AUA-5100; 5 external ports and 1 internal port; OHCI and EHCI compliant)*
  • Hardware installation guide
  • Installation CD
  • Warranty information
Five-year limited warranty
*Only five of the six ports can be used simultaneously. Set jumpers internally to select the internal or one of external ports

Board Dimensions

3.75in H x 4.75in L