The Amfeltec SKU-066-04 MiniPCIe to MiniPCI Adapter is designed to convert MiniPCI Express bus into MiniPCI bus and extend it. This adapter allows the connection of a standard MiniPCI add-in board to any motherboards MiniPCI Express connector.
This set comes complete with one MiniPCI Express Host board, one MiniPCI Adapter board, and one 304mm (12") Flat PCI Express cable. The half-height MiniPCI Express host board is connected to the MiniPCIe connector of the host computers motherboard. The MiniPCI adapter board is connected to the host board with the help of the Flat PCI Express cable and the expansion MiniPCI add-in board can be connected to the standard 124-pin MiniPCI connector, provided on the MiniPCI adapter board.
The versatile nature of the connection allows positioning of MiniPCI add-in board away from the MiniPCI Express host board or even inside the computer chassis around other peripherals. The three mounting holes provided on the MiniPCI Adapter board allow it to be securely fixed inside a computer chassis.
Plug n Play
One of the best features of this adapter is that it supports Plug-and-Play operation and works right out of the box without any software installation on the computer. The MiniPCI Express host board features surface-mounted LED that indicates the MiniPCI Adapter boards "PRESENT" status.
High-Power Target Boards Supported
The SKU-066-04 adapter supports target boards with a larger than normal power consumption. Some wireless interface boards fall into this category. The MiniPCI adapter is fitted with a dc-dc converter providng up to 6A @ 3.3V from an external 5V power supply. A maximum of 16W may be consumed from the target MiniPCI board.