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FirmTek SeriTek/2SE4


Hardware Requirements
  • PCI-X based Macintosh with available PCI-X expansion slot. Works well with PowerMac G5 PCI-X models (8 memory slots). Is not compatible with PowerMac G5 PCI models (4 memory slots). Some customers have reported compatibility issues when using the SeriTek/2SE4 with PowerMac G4 800MHz and 1.25GHz models.
Operating Systems Supported
  • Mac OS X version 10.4.0 or later (works best with 10.4.6 or later)
Bus Type
  • PCI-X
External Connectors
  • 4-port external Serial ATA (SATA) interface connectors support up to 4 external connections (port multiplier or individual drive connections)
Drive Types Supported
  • Serial ATA hard drive
Data Transfer Rates
  • Up to 300 MBytes/second or 3.0 Gbits/second burst data transfer rate
Drive Modes Supported
  • Serial ATA
  • UltraDMA modes 6/5/4/3/2/1/0
Advanced Data Features
  • Fully compliant with Serial ATA 1.0a specification
  • Port multiplier support: Run up to 20 drives via SeriTek/5PM or enclosure supports Port Multiplier
  • Self-contained Macintosh booting functionality
  • Bus Mastering off-loads data I/O handling from CPU
  • Complete 32-bit CRC error checking, for all bits transmitted (command, data, and status), offers enhanced data protection for high-speed Serial ATA drives
  • Four independent data channels allows for separate device timings
  • Automatically identifies and configures drive types
  • Automatically detects and supports devices utilizing many transfer modes including UltraDMA 6/5/43/2/1/0
Onboard Flash ROM
  • Allows easy upgrades to the latest firmware
Cables Supported
  • 7-pin shielded SATA cable, up to 2 meter in length
  • One year limited parts & labor
Physical Dimensions
  • 163.1mm(L) x 1.6mm(W) x 98.64mm(H) (not including bracket)
Power Requirements
  • 5V ± 5%
  • Temperature: +5°C to +55°C (Operating), -25°C to +70°C (Non-Operating)
  • Relative humidity: 20% to 80% (Operating), 15% to 90% (Non-Operating)
EMC Compliance
  • EN55022/1998, EN55024/1998 (European Community)
  • FCC Part 15 Class B (US)