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USB 2 ExpressCard For Macs

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  1. HellasVagabond New Member

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    Synchrotech has released its "MicroU2E USB 2.0 to USB 2.0 Mode Express Card", which is yet another way to integrate an ExpressCard into a machine that wasn't originally made to accept them. Of course, other methods of getting your ExpressCard to function via USB do exist, but the MicroU2E is a simple and small device that works solely with USB-based cards and provides all the power it should need for that HSDPA / HSUPA card to function. It does not support any PCIe based ExpressCards. It's expected to retail at $40 and it works with both Vista and OS X.

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    Hm. Good news for ibook owners that need an express card slot.

    Where do you get expresscards anyways?

    I know crucial has storage ones.. from like 4-16GB. but thats all of where I know to get them.
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    ExpressCard is the 'new PCMCIA'. It is PCIe 1x I think and usually used for Soundcards, Videocards, SATA Cards, Firewire Cards, USB Cards, NICs, Cardreaders...

    Anything one would miss on a notebook :)
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    I know that.

    I mean where do you buy new expresscard versions ;)
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    I was thinking that this would also work for desktop pcs...but I guess it doesnt work for desktops just macs
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    It should.
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    Read more than the headline for once:



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    LOL

    Its useless.

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