Adaptec SCSI Card 29320LPE
The Adaptec 29320LPE, PCIe x1, single-channel Ultra320 SCSI HBA is a low profile SCSI card ideal for attaching tape drives, tape libraries, magneto-optical drives, DVD libraries, JBODs, RAID Arrays and other SCSI peripherals to servers and workstations.  With one external and one internal SCSI connector, support for up to 15 SCSI devices, the 29320LPE enables incredible flexibility in configuring your system.
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Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 7 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista x64
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows XP x64

Novell NetWare

Novell NetWare Downloads

Red Hat Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

SuSE Linux

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows
SuSE Linux
Red Hat Linux
Novell NetWare
SCO OpenServer
SCO UnixWare
Sun Solaris

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 15032
Product Documentation
29320LPE Installation and User's Guide (Feb. 07) (PDF 26 MB)
Release Notes 29320LPE and U320 SCSI Driver Updates Feb. 07 (PDF 32 KB)
Key Differentiators
  Industry’s first PCIe x1 Ultra320 SCSI controller that is ideal as a SCSI disk drive and SCSI tape drive connection solution with unparalleled PCIe connectivity and industry standard compatibility.
Customer Needs

Connect SCSI devices to a workstation or server with PCIe slots

System Environment
  x86, AMD64 and EM64T system architectures with PCIe host connections
Form Factor
  MD2 low-profile
Number of devices
Up to 15 SCSI devices

Bus System Interface Type

PCIe x1

External Connectors
One 68-pin VHDCI
Internal Connectors
One 68-pin Ultra320
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 320 MByte/sec.
Package Contents

Ø       Adaptec 29320LPE Controller with standard bracket

Ø       Replacement low-profile bracket

Ø       One 6-position Ultra320 SCSI LVD cable with terminator (kits only) (2138800-R)

Ø       Quick Install Guide

Ø       CD with drivers and documentation

3 years limited warranty, 2 years technical support

Management Ultilities

Adaptec BIOS Configuration Utility

Physical Dimensions

2.54” H x 6.60” L (65mm x 168mm)

Operating Temperature (incl. battery)

0°C to 55°C

Operating Voltage

12V +/-9%, 3.3V +/-9%

Regulatory Certification

FCC, UL, C-tick, CE, VCC

Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)

1,575,743 hours at 40 degrees C