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Ableconn PU31-AC-2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Type-C & Type-A PCI Express (PCIe) x4 Host Adapter Card (ASMedia ASM2142 Chipset) - Support MacOS 10.12/10.13 and Windows 10/8

Ableconn PU31-AC-2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Type-C & Type-A PCI Express (PCIe) x4 Host Adapter Card (ASMedia ASM2142 Chipset) - Support MacOS 10.12/10.13 and Windows 10/8

  • Product Specification:

    • Dimensions 3.2 x 2.7 x 0.6 inches / 81 x 70 x 13 mm
    • Weight 1.7 ounces / 46 g
    • Capacity PCIe x4 Lane
    • Chipset ASMedia ASM2142
    • Supported System No driver installation required on MacOS 10.8 to 10.10, and 10.12 and later; Windows 10/8, Server 2012 and later; Linux 2.6.31 and later
    • Certification CE, FCC, RoHS
  • United States

Product Description

 

Windnows:

Windows 10/8/Server 2012 and later:  No driver installation is required

Windows 7/Vista, and Windows Server 2008/2003:

ASMedia ASMUSBHost_V116591WHQL.zip (v1.16.59.1)

 

Mac:

MacOS 10.8 to 10.10, and 10.12 and later (MacOS 10.11 in-box driver does support ASMedia USB 3.1)

 

   

 

 

 

Feature Bullets

  • One USB 3.1 Type-A (USB-A) and one Type-C (USB-C) downstream connectors. Up to 10Gbps data transfer speed, twice as fast as USB 3.0.
  • Low Profile board. Include both Low Profile and Regular Size PCIe brackets. PCIe x4 card fits in any PCIe 2.0 or PCIe 3.0 x4 or x8 or x16 slot.
  • Instead of taking 5V power directly from power supply, our design includes power switching regulator circuit that automatically converts 12V from PCIe bus or from 15-Pin SATA power to ensure sufficient 5V/3A bus power on USB 3.1 Type C port and 5V/2A on Type A port.
  • No driver installation is required onMacOS 10.9 to 10.10, and 10.12 and later (NOTE: MacOS 10.11 in-box driver doesn't support ASMedia USB 3.1), Win10/8, Server 2012 and later; Linux 2.6.31 and later. Driver download is available for 32/64 bit Windows 7/Vista, and Windows Server 2008/2003.
  • Built with ASMedia ASM2142. Fully RoHS compliant. Made in Taiwan. Note: The card does not support DP Alt Mode or USB Power Delivery.



Product Description
 

Add one Type-C and one Type-A SuperSpeedPlus USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports with up to 10Gbps data rate to your system.

 

Features

  • Connector:
    •  1x Type-A + 1x Type-C USB 3.1 female
    •  1 x 15-pin SATA power connector (optional connection)

    

  • Chipset: ASMedia ASM2142

 

  • Software:
    • No driver installation is required on MacOS 10.9 to 10.10, and 10.12 and later (NOTE: MacOS 10.11 in-box driver doesn't support ASMedia USB 3.1), Win10/8, Server 2012 and later, Linux 2.6.31 and later.
    • The ASMedia driver for 32/64 bit Windows 7/Vista, and Server 2008/2003 is available from our website.

 

  • Data transfer rate:
    •  USB 3.1 Gen2 up to 10 Gbps

 

  • Power:
    •  Support up to 3A/5V on USB-C and 2A/5V on USB-A downstream ports.
    •  The 15-pin SATA power connection is optional. Each USB port can provide up to 3A/5V or 2A/5V power. If full loaded, it requires at least 25W (3A*5V + 2A*5V) power. The power supply from PCIe bus to a 4-lane/low profile card is 25W (max) per PCI Express specification.

 

  • Instead of taking 5V power directly from power supply, our design includes power switching regulator circuit that automatically converts 12V from PCIe bus or from 15-Pin SATA power to ensure sufficient 5V/3A bus power on USB-C port and 5V/2A on USB-A port.

 

  • USB3.1 PCIe x4 Lane Host Adapter Card powered by ASM2142 with PCIe Gen3 x2 Lane performance
  • Low Profile PCIe Form Factor board
  • Supports PCIe 1.0, 2.0, or PCIe 3.0 motherboard
  • Compliant with PCI Express Specification 3.0
  • Compliant with USB 3.1 Spec. Rev. 1.0, Intel xHCI Spec. 1.0.
  • Compliant with USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) Specification 1.0.
  • Support USB 3.1, 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 devices.
  • Include both Low Profile and Regular Size PCIe brackets
  • Fully RoHS compliant

Note: The card does not support DP Alt Mode or USB Power Delivery (USB PD) specification.



Package Contents

  • Ableconn USB 3.1 2-Port PCIe x4 Card
  • One low profile PCIe bracket


Warranty

  • Limited One-Year Warranty and Lifetime Product Support

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