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Technical data sheet for the seven slot PCI-Express docking station EB7

  • Easy PCI-Express card fitment with access via removable lid
  • Hot-pluggable card facility*
  • Bandwidth to PC up to 4000Mbps
  • Good heat dissipation for multiple high power cards
  • Substantial 550 Watt power supply
  • Caters for all card lengths up to the standard full-length PCB
  • Choice of notebook and desktop interface
  • Suitable for 100 to 240V AC operation
internal view of 7 slot PCI-Express docking station

Slots   Eight, one dedicated for multiple EB7 expansion
External interface   Low profile eight-lane Gen. 2 PCI-Express card for desktop PC,
1.25A @ +3.3V maximum
External interface cable   3.0 metre iPass
Interconnection bandwidth   EB7-X8G2: 2000 MByte/sec simplex, 4000 MByte/sec duplex,
uses PCI-Express card with iPass cable
PCI Express-Bus interface
  Four PCI Express slots, x16 connector
PCI Express bus revision 2.0
Hard drive support   Space for up to 4 internal hard drives.
Requires purchase of part RDRIVECAGE to hold 4 drives
Internal power supply   550W max, auto-switching
Voltage input range: 100 - 240 VAC
Input Frequency: 47 - 63 Hz
Internal cooling   Two 69 CFM fans dedicated to the backplane.
Can be upgraded to 115 CFM on request.
One Power supply fan
Operational temperature range   -20...60oC (storage) 0...50oC (operational)
Humidity   5% to 85%, Non-condensing
Average operatonal life   100,000 hours
Regulatory compliance   FCC Class A Verified, CE Certified, UL/CIL Listed, RoHS compliant

*PCIe card hot plug will be managed by BIOS instead of being managed by the Operating System. If the BIOS does not support Hot-Plug, then the hot-plug feature / capability on any Expansion units will not function.

Physical specifications
Dimensions   483mm x 450mm X 178mm (L x W x H)
Enclosure Aluminium with internal steel support, 4U Rack mount, removable/cleanable air filter
Weight 11.84Kg
Scope of delivery Docking Station EB7
Low profile - x8 PCIe Gen 2 interface card
3.0 metre iPass cable
Quick installation guide
AC power cord

Specifications current 1.10.15
and may be subject to change
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