Fast SCSI-2, supports SCSI-1, SCSI-2, and Fast SCSI-2 devices. Ideal for CD-Recordable and removable SCSI drives.
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Supported Operating Systems
IBM OS/2 2.x
IBM OS/2 Warp 3.0, 4.0
Microsoft MS-DOS 6.x
Microsoft Windows 3.10
Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11
Microsoft Windows 95, 95a, 95b, 95c
Microsoft Windows 98, 98 SE
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
Microsoft Windows NT 3.51, 4.0
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Microsoft Windows XP (driver embedded)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x86 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista x86 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 x86 (32-bit)

Novell NetWare 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.2
Novell NetWare 4.0, 4.01, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.20
Novell NetWare 5.0, 5.10,
SCO Openserver 5.0, 5.01, 5.02, 5.03, 5.04, 5.05
SCO Unix
SCO UnixWare 2.0, 2.10
SCO UnixWare 2.10
Number of devices
Supports up to 7 total

Bus System Interface Type

32-bit PCI Rev. 2.1
External Connectors
50-pin high-density SCSI-2 (female)
Internal Connectors
50-pin standard (male)
Data Transfer Rate
up to 10 MB/sec
System Requirements

IBM-compatible PC-486, Pentium, or above 
32-bit PCI expansion slot

Package Contents
AHA-2910 PCI-to-Fast SCSI card
Adaptec EZ-SCSI software (on CD)
Adaptec 7800 Family Manager Set® software
SCSISelect optimization utility
50-pin internal SCSI ribbon cable (external cable is not included)
Quick installation guide
Registration card
5-year limited warranty

Device Protocol

Fast SCSI-2

Peripheral Support


Board Dimensions

4.7" (11.9 cm) L
3.0" (7.6 cm) H

Power Consumption

+5.0 +/- 0.25 Volts at 2.0 amps maximum

Operating Characteristics

-5 C to 60 C (23 F to 140 F)
10% to 95%, non-condensing Relative Humidity

Storage Characteristics

-55 C to 85 C (-67 F to 185 F)

MTBF (mean time between failures, Bellcore)

555,218.6 hours