Manufacturer: Goodway Technology
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: Not stated
Operating System: Windows 98/2000/2003/XP/NT
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 02 Dec 2009
USB 2.0 2-Port CardBus is a PCMCIA card produced by several companies producing USB products; among them Goodway. PCMCIA cards are also known as PC cards and are the form factor of laptop computers' peripheral interface. Originally, they were to be used for expansion of computer storage but now, several devices are produced in this form. CardBus, the PCMCIA category in which the USB 2.0 2-Port CardBus belongs is PCMCIA 5.0 or a later version. It is a 32-bit PCI bus operating at 33 MHz and is in the form factor of a PC card. It allows a maximum speed of 133 Mbps. Users should note that CardBus cards cannot be used in a 16-bit device but 16-bit cards can be used on CardBus hosts. The CardBus has a gold grounding band which has eight studs located near the pin sockets. This is what prevents CardBus cards from being used on 16-bit devices.
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USB 2.0 2-Port CardBus has several features which make it the preferred choice of the consumer. It is compliant to USB 2.0 and a rapid installation enables the device to add two ports of 480 Mbps; that is, they can transfer data at a rate of 480 Mbps. This card also comes with a plug and play system therefore all the user has to do is plug the device in and its good to go. Through it, one is able to connect to a wide range of devices such as scanners, high speed storage apparatus, printers, video cameras among others and it enhances their peripheral performance. For this device to properly function, users are advised to ensure that they are always using the correct and the latest version of the device driver. Outdated versions are likely to cause problems and produce errors in the work of the device. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and USB 2.0 2-Port CardBus errors before installing any driver updates.