Adaptec SCSI Card 39160
This 64-bit PCI-to-SCSI adapter performs at up to 160 MB per second and allows for the connection of 30 SCSI devices. Provides two internal 68-pin LVD SCSI connectors, one internal 50-pin Ultra SCSI connector, and two external 68-pin VHDCI LVD SCSI connectors
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DownloadsDocumentationTechnical Specifications
Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft MS-DOS
Microsoft Windows
Novell NetWare
Sun Solaris
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 11063
Hardware Installation
How To Install Your Adaptec PCI Card (HTML 74 KB)
Differential SCSI (HTML 68 KB)
Installing Drivers or Software
Installing Sun Solaris Ultra 160 Drivers (HTML 84 KB)
Ultra160 Solaris Driver Installation (HTML 85 KB)
39160 In Netware 3.X (HTML 71 KB)
Ultra160 In Netware 3.X (HTML 70 KB)
Installing Ultra160 Sun Solaris Driver (HTML 84 KB)
Product Documentation
User Reference for the Adaptec SCSI Card 39160 (PDF 312 KB)
Gu?de referencia del usuario (PDF 286 KB)
Technical Reference - Domain Validation (PDF 33 KB)
Gu?de referencia del usuario - FMS (PDF 208 KB)
Quick Reference - Transition to Adaptec Ultra160 SCSI (PDF 187 KB)
Benutzerhandbuch - SCSI-Karte 39160 (PDF 240 KB)
User Guide for the Ultra160 Family Manager Set (PDF 451 KB)
Install Guide for the Adaptec SCSI Card 39160 (PDF 2 MB)
Manuale delloutente (PDF 206 KB)
Manuale di riferimento (PDF 220 KB)
Guide de l'utilisateur (PDF 227 KB)
Guide de l'utilisateur - FMS (PDF 223 KB)
Benutzerhandbuch (PDF 225 KB)
AIC-7892 (PDF 72 KB)
Key Differentiators
  Takes full advantage of 64-bit PCI
Connectivity for up to 30 SCSI peripherals with one card
Customer Needs
  The fastest performance in enterprise servers
System Environment


Number of devices
30 devices

Bus System Interface Type

64-bit PCI (32-bit compatible)
External Connectors
Two 68-pin VHDCI for LVD SCSI devices
Internal Connectors
Two 68-pin for LVD SCSI
One 50-pin for Ultra SCSI
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 160 MB/sec, on each channel
System Requirements
  • Intel PC or equivalent
  • Available PCI slot
Package Contents
  • Adaptec SCSI Card 39160
  • Adaptec EZ SCSI software
  • Operating System drivers
  • 5-position 68-pin LVD internal cable with terminator (1831200-R)
  • 3-position 50-pin internal cable
  • Complete user documentation
    Warranty card
5-year manufacturing and materials warranty

Board Dimensions

6.87" x 3.87"

Regulatory Certification

FCC, UL, C-tick, CE, VCC

Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)

591,351 hours at 40 degrees C