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  • Technical Specifications

Gigabit Speeds for Notebooks

There are no two ways about it; notebook computers are more powerful and full-featured than ever before. Fast, multi-core processors, high-capacity hard drives, and gorgeous displays—what’s not to like? Do you want even more from of your notebook? Sonnet has a networking solution to improve your notebook’s performance and take it up to desktop speed. Whether you want to add an additional Gigabit Ethernet port to your MacBook Pro, or if you need to upgrade to Gigabit Ethernet connectivity on your Windows notebook, get a Presto™ Gigabit Ethernet Pro ExpressCard/34—it can significantly improve data transfer speeds, especially when connecting to multiple servers and/or networks.

Sonnet’s Presto Gigabit Ethernet Pro ExpressCard/34 is compatible in MacBook Pro and Windows notebook computers with an ExpressCard/54 or ExpressCard/34 slot. This Sonnet card supports link aggregation with your Mac's onboard Gigabit Ethernet port and full duplex communication to achieve 2000 Mbps transfer rates—the ideal solution for high-bandwidth data transfer requirements. Presto Gigabit Ethernet Pro ExpressCard/34 also supports 9000 byte jumbo packet transfers (compared to 1500 byte standard packets) to support higher performance and reduced overhead when transferring large files.

This  card is also compatible with a Mac® with a Thunderbolt port when used with Sonnet's Echo ExpressCard Pro Thunderbolt Adapter & SxS Media Reader.

Offering simple configuration, Presto Gigabit Ethernet Pro ExpressCard/34 easy to use, and its support for 1000/100/10BaseT auto-negotiation and full/half duplex communication enable it to be used in most networks.

 

Key Features

Provides Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity to Mac and PC notebooks with ExpressCard slots—Simple way to add or expand Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to any compatible computer

Simple Connection—Supports gigabit speeds on common CAT-5 cabling (no need for costly cable replacement)

Jumbo Packets Support—Supports jumbo packets (Mac and Windows)

Link Aggregation Support—Supports link aggregation with onboard Gigabit Ethernet ports (Mac only)

Full/half duplex

1000/100/10BaseT auto negotiation

Plug-and-Play Installation—Easy setup with Mac computers

Thunderbolt-compatible—Compatible with Sonnet's Echo ExpressCard Pro Thunderbolt Adapter & SxS Media Reader

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Whether you want to add an additional Gigabit Ethernet port to your MacBook Pro, or if you need to upgrade to Gigabit Ethernet connectivity on your Windows notebook, get a Presto Gigabit Ethernet Pro ExpressCard/34—it can significantly improve data transfer speeds, especially when connecting to multiple servers and/or networks.

Part No.  
GE1000LAB-E34 Presto Gigabit Ethernet Pro ExpressCard/34
(Revison B model)
Hardware  
Warranty 1-year
RoHS Compliant Yes
Network Connectors One RJ-45 connector supports 1000Mbps, 100Mbps, 10Mbps network speed and Auto-MDI/MDI-X
Bus Interface ExpressCard/34
Standard IEEE 802.3 10BaseT; IEEE 802.3u 100BaseT; IEEE 802.3ad 1000BaseT
Network Gigabit Ethernet (1000BaseT, 100BaseTX, 10BaseT)
I/O Address Assigned by system
IRQ Line Assigned by system
Transmission Rates 1000Mbps, 100Mbps, 10Mbps
Link Supports Link Aggregation(1)
Packets Maximum packet size: 9000 bytes (Jumbo packets)
Package Contents
  • ExpressCard/34 Ethernet network adapter card
  • Quick start guide
 

 

 

 

 

Mac Compatibility

MacBook Pro (with ExpressCard/34 slot)

OS X Version 10.7.5+

OS X Mavericks compatible

Windows Compatibility

PC notebook (with ExpressCard slot)

Windows® 8, 8, and Vista(1)

 

Technical Notes

  1. Link aggregation not supported under Windows.


Specifications subject to change without notice.

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