Industrial Computer Hardware

Quad port USB 3.0 host adaptor

January 2019 Industrial Computer Hardware

EKF has introduced the EB3-Tone, a peripheral slot board for CompactPCI Express and PXI Express systems, equipped with a quad port USB 3.0 host controller requirement.

All four USB connectors are available from the front panel for attachment of external USB devices.

The card is based on PCI Express and requires a single Gen2 lane for full USB performance. The front panel USB 3.0 type A host connectors are protected by electronic power switches and can deliver up to 1.5 A (Vbus 5 V). Other features include:

• PCIe x1 upstream – Gen2 (5,0 Gbps).

• PCI Express x1 Gen2 interface.

• USB 3.0 xHCI (eXtensible host controller interface) SuperSpeed supported.

• USB 2.0 high-speed, full-speed and low-speed all supported.

For more information contact Rugged Interconnect Technologies, +27 21 975 8894,,

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