Product Introduction
Dolphin Item #:  FASTSATA-3603
Description:  3-in-One 9 Port Combo PCI Host Card

This power-packed
card supports Serial ATA connections (1.5Gbps), USB 2.0 connections (480Mbps) & 1394A Connections (400Mbps) to upgrade computer systems to take advantage of the fastest connection speeds to Hard Disk Drives, CD-ROMs, CD-RWs, DVD-ROMs, Scanners, Printers and more.

Date Introduced: 02/01/2002 Safety Approvals:  FCC, CE, C-Tick
Minimum Qty:  20 pcs. Warranty:  1 year
Lead Time:  Contact Dolphin Pricing:  Contact Dolphin
Product Features/Specifications
  • Provides dual independent 2 Serial ATA channels

  • Provides 3 IEEE 1394 (FireWire) ports (2 external + 1 internal)

  • Provides 4 USB 2.0/USB 1.1 ports (3 external + 1 internal)


  • Compliant with PCI specification, revision 2.2

  • 32 bit, 33/66MHz fully compliant PCI host interface

  • Integrated PCI DMA engine

High Speed Serial ATA

  • Dual high speed Serial ATA interface ports, each supporting 1st generation Serial ATA data rates (1.5Gb/s)

  • Fully compliant with Serial ATA 1.0 specifications

  • Independent 256-byte FIFOs (32 bit * 64 deep) per Serial ATA channel for host reads and writes

  • Support Spread Spectrum in receiver

  • Feature Serial ATA to PCI interrupt masking

  • Feature Watch Dog Timer for fault resiliency

USB 2.0

  • Compliant with Universal Serial Bus Specification Revision 2.0 (Data Rate 1.5/12/480Mbps)

  • Compliant with Open Host Controller Interface Specification for USB Rev 1.0a

  • Compliant with Enhanced Host Controller Interface Specification for USB Rev 0.95

  • All USB ports can handle high-speed (480Mbps), full-speed (12Mbps), and low-speed (1.5Mbps) transaction

IEEE 1394 (FireWire)

  • Compliant with IEEE 1394 Open Host Controller Interface specification release 1.1 and IEEE Std 1394a-2000

  • Provide 3 1394 ports at 100/200/400Mbps

  • Built-in FIFOs for isochronous transmit (2048 bytes), asynchronous transmit (2048 bytes), and receive (3072 bytes)

  • 32-bit CRC generation and checking for receive/transmit packets


  • One 9 port combo PCI host card

  • Two 50cm SATA cables

  • One driver

System Requirements:

  • One available PCI port
Operating System Support:
  • Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP

  • Linux

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