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MAGMA 1 Slot PCI Expansion Chassis

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Are you married to your desktop, but dont want to be? Is your power-hungry, heat-generating "desktop-only" PCI card stopping you from going mobile? Cant get the special functionality you need in a lap... Click To Read More About This Product

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Are you married to your desktop, but dont want to be? Is your power-hungry, heat-generating "desktop-only" PCI card stopping you from going mobile? Cant get the special functionality you need in a laptop? Need to upgrade your server or desktop computer? New computer doesnt have any PCI slots? Dont want to lose your investment in pricey PCI cards that dont fit the new computer? Does your PCI card use too much power? Does it run too hot?

If your answer is "YES," the Magma 1 Slot PCI Expansion System is your solution. You can install practically any PCI card into the Magma PCI Expansion System and connect it to your new or old computer.

Prolong Your Investment
The Magma 1 Slot PCI Expansion System allows you to plug-in a full-sized power-demanding, heat-generating PCI card into either a half-length or full-length chassis. Its the most portable method for taking the PCI bus outside the computer. How else can you add so much power to a small form-factor desktop, or your brand-new laptop?

Save Time, Money and Trouble
Use your high-end PCI card wherever you are “ without the expense of a "buying duplicate card" or "packing it along in your briefcase" to install in another computer upon arrive. Simply add your PCI card to the Magma expansion chassis and then connect the chassis to any host computer (laptop or desktop) using one of a variety of Magma host cards. Yes, even your laptop!

The use of computer specific host cards makes using your unique PCI card as simple as "Plug & Play" because all you need to do is to connect the Magma PCI Expansion System to the host card for your computer and turn it on. Use the same PCI card on your laptop as you do on your desktop or server “ just add a Magma host card and connect the cable.

Familiarity Breeds Success
Setting up your PCI card in a portable chassis provides you an opportunity to use a consistent hardware configuration “ regardless of what type of computer is available. Being able to "hit the ground running" is vital to every successful venture. Being able to use "the same PCI card," regardless of location also reduces project risks.


  • Easy Plug and Play installation
  • PCI and PCI Express host card provides easy connection to desktop computers and servers
  • CardBus and ExpressCard Modules provide connection to your favorite laptop computer
  • Includes 1-meter expansion cable
  • 1 slot PCI Backplane
  • Supports full length or shorter universal and legacy 5 volt only PCI cards
  • Dedicated cooling and power for PCI cards
  • External 45W power brick keeps enclosure light for traveling
  • Half-length enclosure (Model CB1H) supports cards that are 6.945" or shorter and weighs only 1.75 pounds
  • Full-length enclosure (Model CB1F) supports cards that are 12.74" or shorter and weighs only 2.15 pounds
  • Optional power cord for DC power connection to battery pack or other XLR-4 socket
  • CE certified and FCC Class A verified
  • 30 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • RoHS Compliant
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