Oct 2 2007
Sonnet Technologies has announced the immediate availability of Tango Express 800, its latest PCI Express (PCIe) adapter card for Mac Pro, Dual Core Power Mac G5, Xserve , and Windows computers. Tango Express 800 is a combo FireWire 800/USB 2.0 adapter card that adds support for the fastest FireWire and USB multimedia peripherals through its full-bandwidth, powered ports.
Tango Express 800 features three FireWire 800 (1394b) ports and three USB 2.0 ports (2 external plus 1 internal, each), and supports all standard FireWire 800, FireWire 400 (1394a), and USB 2.0/1.1 peripherals. Tango Express 800 delivers the maximum data transfer speeds for the fastest FireWire and USB multimedia devices, satisfying the high-bandwidth demands of video and pro-audio applications. The Sonnet card also provides support for hot-swappable device connection and simultaneous low-, full-, and hi-speed devices. An added benefit for Mac users, Tango Express 800 supports FireWire target disk mode.
Tango Express 800 (part number FW8USB2-E) is available now for the suggested retail price of USD$129.95.