Addonics Technologies ADSA4R-E User Manual
Addonics Technologies, Inc.
Chip Set: Silicon Image Sil3114 integrated host
Interface: PCI bus compatible
Power OFF PC and remove its cover.
I/O Ports: (4) eSATA Connectors
Select an empty PCI slot and insert the SATA
Regulatory approvals: FCC, CE
Makes sure to secure the bracket with a screw.
Close the PC’s cover.
∙ Up to 150 Mbytes/sec (1.5 Gbits/sec) per port
Turn PC ON.
∙ 4 External SATA (eSATA) ports with thenew SATA
∙Work with any SATA drive
∙Use as a
∙Support large hard drives of 137 GB or greater
∙Fits standard height Desktop case
∙Computer with one available PCI slot
∙Windows DOS/NT/2000/XP/2003 server
RAID 0/1 described
Stripe (RAID 0): Greatly increases the performance of data transfer by simultaneously writing data to 2 drives.
Mirror (RAID 1): duplicates or mirrors the data on both drives. No data will be lost if one of the drives fails.
Note: Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Windows NT4.0, 2000, XP, 2003 Driver Installations
1.Turn computer ON. When Windows boots up, “A New Hardware Found” pops on the screen and the Addonics Serial ATA PCI Host Controller is identified.
2.At the “Add New Hardware Wizard Window, click “Next”
3.Choose “Select for the best driver for your devices”, and click “Next”
4.Insert the Drivers Diskette and check the “Floppy Drive” option. Click “Next”
5.If using a driver that has not been digitally signed by Microsoft, you will be asked if you want to continue the installation. Click Continue.
6.When the new hardware wizard has finish installing the Serial ATA card. Click “Finish” to complete the installations.
Confirming Serial ATA Driver Installation
1.Right click the My Computer icon and select properties.
2.Click Device Manager in the Menu Tree.
3.Click the “+” sign in front of SCSI controllers. Silicon Image SATA controller should appear.
∙To do a RAID SET, you can press F4 or CTRL+S from the boot up screen. Read and follow the instruction inside the BIOS screen.
∙You can also install the SATA GUI utility Under Windows to monitor the RAID Set. It is under the Utility section of the driver disc.
∙Use the controller BIOS setup for creating RAID SET.
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