Manufacturer’s Description

This dual-channel RAID card offers powerful options for small office/home office and professional workstations at incredible values. Creates economical, fault-tolerant RAID 1 arrays for entry-level networks. If one drive fails the other drive continues to save and retrieve data. Use with multiple Ultra ATA/100 drives under RAID 0 to double sustained data transfer rates1 when working on large files. Supports hot swap operation using optional SuperSwap chassises. Each card offers easy array setup through the FastBuild onboard BIOS utility. Easy management, maintenance, and monitoring with included FastCheck GUI.

The Specs

Controller Attributes
Interface Connection 2 x 40-pin Ultra ATA - IDE
Host Transfer Rate 100 to 200 MBps
Maximum Number of Devices Supported 4 x Physical
Channels 2
Additional Specifications
Number of Physical Drive Supported 4
Parts Warranty 2 year(s)
General Features S.M.A.R.T. Support
Description 0
Color Temperature Promise Technology, Inc. ("Promise") warrants that for two (2) years from the time of the delivery of the product to the original end user: a) The product will conform to Promise's specifications b) The product will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service. This warranty: a) Applies only to products which are new and in cartons on the date of purchase b) Is not transferable c) Is valid only when accompanied by a copy of the original purchase invoice. This warranty shall not apply to defects resulting from: a) Improper or inadequate maintenance, or unauthorized modification(s), performed by the end user b) Operation outside the environmental specifications for the product c) Accident, misuse, negligence, misapplication, abuse, natural or personal disaster, or maintenance by anyone other than a Promise or a Promise-authorized service center.
Labor Warranty 2 year(s)
Included Components Cabling (Interface)
Frequency Band Drive Support: Supports Ultra ATA/100 drivesBackward compatible with older Ultra ATA and EIDE drives Controller Data Channels:Two independent channels assure maximum performance of each attached drive Data Protection:Mirrors data to second drive or drive pair on-the-flyPro kits allow hot swap of a failed drive and rebuild data in background for continuous PC operation PCI Bus Support:Compatible with 66MHz PCI motherboardsAutomatically backward compatible with 33MHz Disk Array Support:Supports up to 4 arrays with different RAID levelsDifferent arrays are selectable and bootable FastBuild BIOS Auto-Menu:Provides auto configuration and drive speed optimizationView/create/delete arraysRebuilds failed arrays FastCheck GUI:Monitors status of FastTrak100 arrays, attached hard drives, and any installed SuperSwap enclosures under WindowsWarns of drive failureAllows rebuilds of mirrored arraysSynchronizes hard drives Advanced Monitoring:Supports DMI for array monitoring through networkMonitors S.M.A.R.T. status of attached hard drivesLogs array errors and events to Windows NT4/2000 Event Log * Supports up to 133MB/sec under 33MHz PCI bus speed
Failure/Event Notification System Log Message
Board/Module Type Daughterboard
Hot-Swappable Features Hot-Swappable Drives Supported
Brand Name Promise
Base Warranty 2 year(s)
Shipping Weight 1.29 lb
Bootable Yes
Total Number of IDE Ports 2
RAID Support Yes
Warranty Information 2 Year Limited - USA
Category Drive Controller
System Type Linux|PC
Class Card
Quick Glance
Drive Array Support 1
Slot/Port Type PCI
Controller Type ATA RAID Controller
Interface Type Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)