Belkin 8820-00417 F4U024 User Manual

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SuperSpeed USB 3.0

2-PortExpressCard™

User Manual

8820-00417F4U024

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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

 

 

Features

 

 

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USB Specifications

 

 

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Package Contents

 

 

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System Requirements

 

 

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Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

 

 

Windows XP

 

 

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Windows Vista and Windows 7

 

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Hardware Installation

 

 

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Verifying Proper Installation (XP)

 

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(Windows Vista, Windows 7)

 

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Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

 

 

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SuperSpeed USB 3.0 2-PortExpressCard™

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Welcome to Belkin SuperSpeed Connectivity!

Thank you for purchasing the Belkin SuperSpeed USB 3.0 2-PortExpressCard.

Now you can upgrade your laptop to the latest USB technology, for better speed and performance. You will be ready to take advantage of a host of new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 products!

Connecting your USB 3.0 products to your computer with the ExpressCard will allow them to work much faster than ever before. This includes your hard drives, thumb drives, video cameras, and more. Your current or legacy-generationUSB devices will continue to work as they always have, and in some cases, even better. Just follow the simple installation instructions in this User Manual to get your ExpressCard set up and workingwell—then,enjoy the speed and convenience of Belkin USB 3.0 connectivity!

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Features

Single chip NEC µPD720200F1USB 3.0 host controller

Supports ExpressCard form-factordesign

2 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports

Simultaneous connection capability for low-,full-,high-,and

SuperSpeed USB devices

Auto-detectionof new devices as they are connected, along with the speed of each device

Backward-compatibilitywith legacy USB devices (1.1, 2.0)

Plug-and-playtechnology

USB Specifications

Intel Extensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) revision

0.96 compliant

Current: 900mA per port

USB 3.0 revision 1.0-compliant

USB-IFCertified

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Package Contents

One - Belkin SuperSpeed USB 3.0 2-PortExpressCard

One - Power Adapter

One - User Manual

One - Driver Installation CD

System Requirements

A Pentium® class PC with one available ExpressCard slot and a

CD-ROMdrive

Windows® XP (SP3), Windows Vista® (SP1), or Windows 7 operating system

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Installation is composed of three parts: Install Drivers, Install Hardware, and Initialize Drivers with Hardware.

Driver installation is recommended prior to installing the ExpressCard into your laptop computer. Please refer to the section that corresponds to your operating system.

Windows XP

1.Insert the Driver Installation CD into your CD-ROMdrive and the installation wizard should start immediately. If it does not, please open “My Computer” andright-clickon yourCD-ROMdrive and select “Explore”. Thendouble-click“Setup” to start the installation wizard.

2.Using the default options, complete the install wizard.

3.Once the installation is complete, click the “Start” button in the lower, left-handcorner of your Windows desktop display. Next, click

“Shutdown” and then select “Shutdown” from the drop-downmenu.

4.Follow the hardware installation steps for the ExpressCard in the next section.

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Windows Vista and Windows 7

1.Insert the Driver Installation CD into your CD-ROMdrive and the installation wizard should start immediately. If it does not, click the Start icon, click “Computer”,right-clickon yourCD-ROMdrive, and select “Explore”. Thendouble-click“Setup” to start the installation wizard.

2.Using the default options, complete the install wizard.

3.Once the installation is complete, click the “Start” button in the lower, left-handcorner of your Windows desktop display, and then select “Shutdown”.

4.Follow the hardware installation steps for the ExpressCard in the next section.

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Hardware Installation

1.Locate your computer’s ExpressCard slot.

2.Insert the ExpressCard into the slot. Apply pressure as needed until the Card is fully seated.

3.The ExpressCard will be detected and hardware will be installed automatically. Installation is now complete.

Note: Depending on the speed of your computer, it may take up to 30–60seconds for the ExpressCard to be detected.

The installation procedure is now complete.

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Verifying Proper Installation (XP)

After installation, you may check the Device Manager to confirm that the ExpressCard has been properly installed.

1.Right-clickon “My Computer”.

2.Select “Properties”.

3.Select the “Hardware” tab and click the “Device

Manager” button.

4.Expand “Universal Serial Bus Controllers”.

5.Look for an entry called “NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller”.

6.Look for an entry called “NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub”.

Verifying Proper Installation (Windows Vista, Windows 7)

After installation, you may check the Device Manager to confirm that the ExpressCard has been properly installed.

1.Click “Start” and right-click“Computer”.

2.Select “Properties”.

3.Click the “Device Manager” link on the left panel.

4.Expand “Universal Serial Bus Controllers”.

5.Look for an entry called “NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller”.

6.Look for an entry called “NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub”.

Note: If your computer features built-inUSB ports, you will see additional USB controller androot-hubentries in the Device

Manager list.

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Troubleshooting

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With which operating systems will the ExpressCard work?

Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP1), and Windows 7

What are the hardware requirements for the ExpressCard?

Pentium class computer with one available ExpressCard slot

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My notebook computer does not detect the ExpressCard. What should I do?

1.Make sure your computer meets all hardware and software requirements.

2.Make sure the ExpressCard is properly seated into the ExpressCard slot.

3.Make sure the power adapter is plugged into your ExpressCard.

4.Make sure your operating system has the latest updates and service packs.

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My USB device does not work when connected to the Belkin USB 3.0 ExpressCard. What should I do?

Confirm the correct installation of the Belkin USB 3.0 ExpressCard. Confirm the correct installation of your USB device. Note: It may be necessary to reinstall the software/drivers for your USB device when switching USB ports.

Which ports are SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports?

All the ports on the ExpressCard are compatible with Hi-Speed

USB 3.0 and legacy USB.

Will my low-,full-,orhigh-speed(USB 1.1, 2.0) device run at SuperSpeed (USB 3.0) on this ExpressCard?

No. The ExpressCard will not increase the speed of 2.0 or 1.1 devices.

How far away from my computer can a USB 3.0 peripheral be located?

The maximum USB 3.0 cable length is three meters (9 feet).

Anything longer will begin to cause problems due to propagation delays and compromised signal integrity.

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